Press Releases

Oman Air Cargo Sets Globally Competitive Logistics Standards with Upgraded Cargo Hub Facility At Muscat International Airport

Date: 31 July 2018   Oman Air Cargo, the cargo division of Oman Air – the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman – is now setting globally competitive logistics standards with its upgraded cargo hub facility at the new Muscat International Air Cargo Terminal.

Oman Air continues its support to STF and increases capacity to Salalah

Date: 24 July 2018 Oman Air, the national airline for the Sultanate of Oman, has increased its frequency of flights to Salalah, the principal city of the Dhofar region, to cater for the increase in demand from holidaymakers looking to experience the Khareef season which brings in its wake lovely weather conditions and natural beauty.

Ghaith Mohammed Al Darmaki appointed as new Senior Vice President of IT, Oman Air

Date: 18 July 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is delighted to introduce Mr Ghaith Mohammed Al Darmaki as the new Oman Air Senior Vice President of the IT department. He joins the airline at a vital time of network and fleet expansion.

Oman Air targets Africa for potential network expansion

Date: 10 July 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman is reviewing its route network with a view to further expanding its destinations in Africa.

Oman Air resumes its service to the Maldives this October

Date: 08 July 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, will resume its service between Muscat and Malé in the Maldives this October. Flights to the Maldives with Oman Air will recommence for the 2018-19 winter season from 28 October 2018. The service will be operated by the new Boeing 737 aircraft.

Oman Air’s inaugural flight to Casablanca a success

Date: 01 July 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, commenced its new service from Muscat to the Moroccan city of Casablanca on July 1 2018. The inaugural flight WY171 departed Muscat International Airport at 01.20 after a cake cutting ceremony. The flight arrives in Casablanca at 07.10.

Oman Air is set to debut its first 3-class Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Date: 28 June 2018

Oman Air Launches New Route to Casablanca Next Week

Date: 25 June 2018   Oman Air will commence its new flight from Muscat to the Moroccan city of Casablanca as of July 1, 2018. The national carrier of the sultanate of Oman is looking into further expanding its fleet and destination network as the airline continues to grow its operations out of its hub in Muscat.

Oman Air receives its third new Boeing 737 Max 8

Date: 19 June 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has taken delivery of the third of 30 Boeing 737 Max 8s it has on order on Wednesday 13 June. The 737 MAX family has been designed to offer customers exceptional performance, flexibility and efficiency, with lower per-seat costs and an extended range that will open up new destinations in the single-aisle market. Oman Air expects to receive a total of five 737 MAX by September 2018.

In addition to its first historic achievement, Oman Air concludes internal training and celebrates the first group of graduates of the MPL Programme

Date: 06 June 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced the graduation of the first batch of MPL cadets as the trainees completed all phases of the Boeing 737 Type Rating Training.

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