Oman Air has launched a new codeshare agreement with Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier.
The deal will see the airlines’ combined frequencies between Bahrain and Muscat at six daily flights.
This new codeshare provides customers enhanced flight connectivity possibilities with Oman Air to various destinations across both carries networks.
Abdulrahman Al Busaidy, chief commercial officer, Oman Air, commented: “Oman Air is very happy with this code-share agreement with Gulf Air, which is a strategic and important partner for Oman Air.
“Through this code share, Oman Air offers its guests a combined frequency of six daily flights.
“The new Muscat International Airport is also due to open soon, which will give our Bahrain-based guests an exciting opportunity to connect to our global network through a world class facility.
“Our guests can also benefit from a range of destinations connected through this code-share by both the airlines, providing them with greater choice, convenience and a seamless travel experience.”
Oman Air currently serves up to 55 destinations worldwide.
The carrier operates direct international flights from Muscat to GCC region as well as Middle East & Africa region.
Ahmed Janahi, Gulf Air chief commercial officer, commented on the agreement: “This codeshare reflects Gulf Air’s consistent drive to offer our customers attractive options to fly to popular travel destinations.
“With this agreement we are not only increasing our flight frequencies to and from Muscat but also giving Muscat-based passengers an expanded range of connections with Gulf Air via Bahrain International Airport to various destinations across our network.
Bahrain’s national carrier currently serves 42 cities in 25 countries, spanning three continents – including Tbilisi, Georgia which was launched in June.