Oman Air cancels nearly 900 flights over grounding of 737 Max planes
July 20, 2019 | 2:45 PM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: Oman Air has cancelled some 877 flights between 7 July and 31 August , 2019, after the country’s civil aviation authority announced a continued suspension over operations of the Boeing 737 Max aeroplane.

This suspension is the latest in a series of cancellations which began in March in the wake of an Ethiopian Airlines crash.

The cancelled flights between July 7 and August 31, 2019, include destinations such as Mumbai, Hyderabad, Jeddah, Dubai, Jaipur, Kathmandu, Colombo, Amman, Kuwait, Medina, Doha, Calicut, Salalah, Riyadh, Athens, Goa, and Jaipur.

“As a result of the Public Authority for Civil Aviation’s directives on suspending operations of the Boeing 737 Max, we have cancelled the following flights in the period between 7 July to 31 August 2019,” an Oman Air statement said, before going on to list the aforementioned flights.

“We are re-booking guests on the next available or alternative flights to their destinations. We advise all our guests who are due to travel during this period to check the flight status or contact our call centre on +96824531111,” the statement added.

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