MUSCAT: Oman budget carrier SalamAir has announced a strategic tie-up with Tune Protect Commercial Brokerage to offer an array of travel protection benefits for its passengers.
The agreement encompasses insurance cover for travel-related uncertainty of the airline’s domestic and international passengers.
The insurance products offered are specially designed for SalamAir travellers. The travel protection programme provides travellers with a host of benefits such as overseas medical expenses, travel cancellation, missed departure, baggage delays, travel delay, emergency medical evacuation, repatriation, personal accident and many more.
Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir, said: “I am delighted to announce our new partnership with Tune Protect which will help SalamAir offer its customers an added service. As part of this agreement, we will offer comprehensive travel insurance provisions for our customers that will allow them to be assured in case of any travel-related eventuality. Having a travel protection plan enables travellers to travel with peace of mind. Travel Protection is very popular in all markets across the world and we believe that our passengers will benefit from what Tune Protect is offering. Tune Protect offers comprehensive and affordable protection plans to meet the needs of travellers.”
Arijit Munshi, General Manager of Tune Protect EMEIA, said: “We are proud of our partnership with SalamAir. SalamAir is in the midst of its most exciting growth phase and I am sure that the technology provided by Tune Protect EMEIA to facilitate the travel protection program across its network will provide ease and convenience, as well as a memorable travel experience to SalamAir’s customers.”
SalamAir currently operates three Airbus A320 aircraft and five Airbus A320Neo aircraft making it the first Omani carrier to utilise the highly rated single-aisle aircraft. SalamAir flies to domestic destinations including Muscat, Salalah, Suhar and International destinations to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Bahrain, Kuwait, Doha, Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Tehran, Shiraz, Istanbul, Alexandria, Khartoum, Multan, Sialkot, Karachi, Dhaka, Chattogram, Kathmandu, Colombo and Phuket.