Press Releases

Oman Air starts new services to Alexandria, Egypt

First flight on 31st May   MUSCAT Oman Air commences direct flights to Egyptian city Alexandria from 31st May 2019, the airline’s 53rd destination in its expanding global network. Alexandria, Egypt’s second-largest city, is a major economic and industrial centre of the country. With its 30 km coastline extending along the Mediterranean Sea, coupled with its magnificent ambience and rich cultural heritage, Alexandria is also a popular tourist destination.

Tanzania imposes plastic ban on tourists

Date: 27 May 2019   MUSCAT Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman issues a travel advisory to its guests flying to its Tanzanian destinations of Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar in the wake of the Tanzanian government’s ban on plastic, from 1st June onwards. All travelllers flying to these destinations are informed of the ban on plastic by the Tanzanian government.

Oman Air announces partnership with MCI

Date: 28 May 2019   MUSCAT: Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, and the industry leading event agency and professional congress organiser, MCI, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase MICE traffic to Oman, at the recently concluded IMEX event in Frankfurt, Germany. Worth in excess of 90 Billion dollars across the world, MICE (Meetings, Incentive, Conference and Events) is a highly lucrative segment of the tourism industry and one that Oman is actively targeting.

Oman Air offer guests signature Iftar Boxes during Ramadan

Date: 07 May 2019   In celebration of the holy month of Ramadan, Oman Air, the national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman, has reintroduced its signature Iftar boxes on select flights. The boxes are available in all cabin classes and feature a creatively-designed Ramadan Mubarak logo extending best wishes to all passengers during the Holy Month.

Oman Air holds conference for its airport services managers

Date: 05 May 2019   Oman Air held a major conference of airport services managers in Muscat. The conference brought together more than 100 airport managers from across Oman Air’s network. The three-day event, provided a forum to discuss results, plans and projected targets.

Oman Air continues to fly high. The National Carrier of Oman wins again at the World Travel Awards

Date: 29 April 2019   At the 2019 World Travel Awards Middle East ceremony held recently at Warner Bros World in Abu Dhabi, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has been named The “Middle East’s Leading Airline” Business Class and “Middle East’s Leading Airline” Economy Class. The Airline’s in-flight magazine, Wings of Oman, was also handed the title, “Middle East’s Leading Inflight Magazine”.

Oman Air and Gulf Air Strengthen and Expand Codeshare Agreement to Include International Destinations

Date: 28 April 2019   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, and Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, have expanded their existing codeshare agreement allowing passengers to benefit from the outstanding products and services offered by the two airlines. This will extend travel opportunities to fly beyond Muscat and Bahrain effective from the upcoming summer schedule.

Oman Air receives certificate of recognition from KLM

Date: 21 April 2019   In recognition of its outstanding maintenance services provided to KLM flights transiting at Muscat International Airport, Oman Air’s Engineering & Maintenance Division was awarded with a Certificate of Recognition by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The award was received by Oman Air’s Executive Vice President Engineering and Maintenance, Eng. Ali Redha Mohammed Al Lawatiya.

Oman Air Ramadan Offers

Date: 15 April 2019   The National Carrier announces special Ramadan promotion with fare starting from Omani Riyal 83 in Economy class and Omani Riyals 238 on Business class.

Oman Air introduces more payment options for their customers

Date: 09 April 2019 Demonstrating its continued commitment to providing excellent customer service and a seamless passenger experience. Oman Air passengers based out of India can now purchase their flights with payment options that includes net banking from all major Indian banks, PayTM, Wallets, as well as EMI (Equal Monthly Instalments).

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