Press Releases

Oman Air partners with the Sundus Rotana Hotel to extend its successful stopover program in Oman

Date: 15 September 2019   Oman Air’s guests from across the world have enjoyed complimentary stays in luxury hotels in Muscat, thanks to the airline’s free stopover offer. The popular program gives guests the opportunity to break their journey and enjoy some of the Sultanate’s highlights on their way to their final destination.

Under the Airline’s Junior Sindbad Community-engagement Program

Oman Air Celebrates the New Academic Year with Students Date: 10 of Sep 2019

Oman Air Unveils Transformation Plan for Company-wide improvement

Date: 9 of Sep 2019   Oman Air has unveiled its Transformation Plan, which calls on the airline’s workers across all levels to de

Oman Air Cargo rolls out its mobile App solution using ‘SmartKargo’

Date: 19 August 2019   Oman Air Cargo has successfully launched the mobile App to all Oman Air Cargo customers including Shippers and Freight Forwarders. This is in collaboration with QuantumID Technologies, which is Oman Air’s cargo system solution provider for ‘SmartKargo’ platform.

Oman Air concludes successful workshops on IATA NDC (New Distribution Capability)

Date: 17 of July 2019   Close on the heels of achieving its IATA NDC (New Distribution Capability) Level 4 certification, Oman Air conducted successful workshops on the same, for its travel agents in Muscat and Salalah. NDC is the modernization of a 40-year old data exchange standard for ticket distribution developed before the Internet was invented.

Oman Air Holidays announce bespoke Golf packages

Date: 16 of July 2019   Golfing in Oman is one of the many delights that awaits visitors to the Sultanate. With five excellent courses in and around Muscat, golf represents yet another reason to holiday here.

Oman Air achieves IATA NDC Level 4 certification and expands NDC based distribution globally

Date: 1st of July 2019   •Level 4 certification includes adoption of additional servicing messages to support reshopping and changing orders •By upgrading to the NDC Standard 18.2 Oman Air’s IT Provider (TPConnects) has incorporated and adhered to the Airline Industry Data Model (AIDM) guidelines.

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.

Oman Air launches new service to Athens

2nd of June 2019   Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has commenced its new daily direct service between Greece and Oman, with the first flight departing Muscat International Airport to Athens International Airport on 1st June 2019.

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.

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