Press Releases

Oman Air Passes IATA Safety Audit

Date: 01 October 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has successfully passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) once again.

A new 737 MAX joins Oman Air Fleet

Date: 10 October 2018   Oman Air has celebrated the delivery of its fifth of 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8s it has on order. This comes at a time when the airline is continuing its trajectory of rapid growth and expansion. Meanwhile, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman is expected to receive a total of 9 more 737 MAX 8s next year.

Oman Air launches a WhatsApp Service

Date: 09 October 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has introduced a new WhatsApp service which enables its guests to communicate instantly with airline staff via the popular messaging app. Clients who opt for this service can now receive their booking confirmations, check-in notifications, boarding passes, flight status updates in addition to other requested information, directly through the messaging app.

Oman Air relaunches flights to the Maldives

Date: 28 October 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, resumed its service between Muscat and Malé in the Maldives on 28th October. The service is operated by the new B737 –MAX 8 aircraft. Oman Air flights from Muscat to Maldives will operate on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday and the flights from Maldives to Muscat will operate on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Oman Air receives its fourth new Boeing 737 MAX 8

Date: 26 September 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is set to take delivery of the fourth of 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8s it has on order. By the end of 2018, Oman Air will have taken delivery of five new MAX aircraft and three 787-9s. The Boeing 737 MAX is at the forefront of aviation technology and amongst the most efficient planes in the sky today.

Oman Air supports Oman Ministry of Tourism’s special evening ahead of Moscow route launch

Date: 23 September 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, lent its support to the Oman Ministry of Tourism as it hosted a special Omani themed workshop aimed at promoting the Sultanate’s tourism stakeholders, to celebrate the upcoming Moscow service in October.

Oman Air introduces a range of inflight comfort amenities

Date: 15 August 2018 Available on selected flights in time for Eid Al Adha

Oman Air reaffirms support for MoSD’s initiatives

Date: 12 August 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has introduced a range of projects to ensure providing optimum support to families under social insurance families and those with special needs. Working in close co-ordination with the Ministry of Social Development, (MoSD) Oman Air aims to assist the eligible citizens in achieving their full potential.

Oman Air announces new codeshare agreement with Lufthansa

Date: 06 August 2018   Oman Air, the National carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is continuing its expansion across Europe by extending its codeshare agreement with Lufthansa. Under the expanded code share agreement, passengers can now travel on Oman Air flights from Muscat International Airport and connect to Madrid, Brussels, Vienna and Prague from Lufthansa’s Frankfurt and Munich hubs.

Oman Air signed in as the Official Carrier of Ironman

Date: 04 August 2018   The iconic and internationally acclaimed sporting event Ironman 70.3 will be held in the Sultanate of Oman, supported by the Ministry of Tourism (MoT). The triathlon competition will be held in the capital city of Muscat, which will create a perfect backdrop for Ironman 70.3, offering guests an opportunity to visit Muscat and enjoy the hospitality of the city and the people of Oman.