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.
The flight will open up easy access to Oman Air’s outstanding range of destinations for customers from Kenya as well as helping to strengthen political, economic and social links between Oman and Kenya.
At Nairobi there will be convenient connections to other points in Africa in cooperation with Kenyan Airways.
Oman Air deputy chief executive, commercial, Abdulrahman Al Busaidy, said: “The launch of this route is a significant milestone for Oman Air and is in direct response to customer demand.
“Oman and Kenya have been trading for many years and there have been recent moves between both countries to increase the synergies between both countries and build on the rising level of trade.
“We are confident that this latest expansion by Oman Air will help develop growing relations between both countries and also increase tourism and VFR traffic between our two nations.”
The launch of the new route demonstrates Oman Air’s commitment to continuing it ambitious and dynamic programme of fleet and network expansion and on board service developments.
This has seen the company take delivery of outstanding new aircraft, introduce a range of exciting new destinations and launch new products and services which contribute to a seamless passenger experience.