Muscat: Oman Air, Oman's national carrier, has launched seasonal service between Muscat and Beirut, Lebanon, operated with Boeing 737 aircraft.
These direct flights will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays between July 4 and September 16, subject to government approvals.
The Wednesday flight from Muscat will depart at 21:15 and arrive in Beirut at 00:50. The flight from Beirut will depart at 01:50 on Thursday and arrive in Muscat at 07:15. The Sunday flight from Muscat will depart at 02:30 and arrive in Beirut at 06:05. The flight from Beirut will depart at 07:05 and arrive in Muscat at 12:30.
Quarantine will be waived for passengers entering Lebanon if they can present
a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, issued within 96 hours of arrival.
Oman Air will maintain its comprehensive safety programme across all aspects of the journey. Masks are required when passengers are on board the aircraft and in Oman's airports. The aircraft are carefully cleaned after each flight and at the end of every day.
Cabin crew will wear a full set of personal protective equipment. Meal service has been modified to further ensure safety, and a number of other measures have been implemented to ensure that the passengers and crew are safe at all times.
Those travelling to Muscat can visit the Civil Aviation Authority website, caa.gov.om, and ensure they comply with requirements to enter Oman. Passengers to Beirut, Lebanon, should ensure they are aware of official requirements to enter or transit through the country.
Those departing from Oman should also ensure that they are aware of all pre-departure requirements and requirements during their flights, which are provided at omanair.com.