Oman Air will start its new daily flight between Muscat and Manchester from May 1st, 2017; the latest move in the airline’s ambitious and dynamic programme of fleet and network expansion.
Oman Air has welcomed the launch of its inaugural flight WY721 to Nairobi, Kenya. The four times weekly flight to Nairobi operated by a Boeing 737-800, is Oman Air’s first service to Kenya.
Oman Air has launched its inaugural flight WY295 from Salalah to Calicut (Kozhikode). A cake-cutting ceremony took place at Salalah International Airport, under the aegis of Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan bin Hamoud Al Busaidi, minister of state and governor of Dhofar.
Adding to the service currently operating between Muscat and Calicut (Kozhikode), Oman Air has announced the launch of its new daily direct flight between Salalah and Calicut, Kerala. Flights will start on March 27th in the latest move in the airline’s ambitious and dynamic programme of fleet and network expansion.
A new Boeing B737-800 has joined its fleet of Oman Air. This new aircraft will be used on short and medium haul routes and has a capacity of 162 seats, with 12 Business class seats of seat pitch 46 inches and 150 Economy class seats with seat pitch 30 inches.
Paul Gregorowitsch, chief executive of Oman Air, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the carrier’s continued growth, recent bilateral partnership with India, and Omanisation of the airline.
Oman Air is growing its capacity to India, where it will increase its weekly frequencies from 126 to 161 flights per week. The carrier currently flies between Oman and 11 destinations in India.
Both daily Muscat to London flights operated by Oman Air will arrive at and depart from Terminal 4 at Heathrow Airport from January 31st, 2017. Currently the twice daily Oman Air flights operate from Terminals 3 and 4; the presence at just one terminal at one of the world’s busiest airports will further enhance the guest experience on one of Oman Air’s flagship routes.