As it happened: Opening of new Muscat International Airport terminal

Energy Tuesday 20/March/2018 15:03 PM
By: Times News Service

The new passenger terminal at Muscat International Airport opened on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Times of Oman covered the launch LIVE from the airport with this live blog for the latest updates of the launch of the new terminal.
21:15 Times of Oman speaks with the passengers and crew of the first flight out of Muscat's new airport to Salalah:
18:30 Meet Saif, who'll help you with exactly what you're looking for at the Duty Free shopping area!
18:15 Passengers tell us what they think of the new airport:
17:55 Times TV speaks to Vice President of Airport Operations, Oman Air:

17:40 You can also catch Oman TV's live coverage of the launch here:
17:25 The first flight at the new airport terminal has landed! Oman Air flight WY462, from Najaf in Iraq:
17:15 Oman Aviation Services working hard to ensure all equipment is transferred to the new terminal intact and on time:
17:05 Some more pictures from the new terminal...
17:00 The food court at the new terminal looks straight out of Star Trek!
16:50 Shruthi Nair is now live at the new terminal!

16:20 A quick peek at the check-in counters inside the new terminal:
16:05 Here's another look at the empty old terminal at the Muscat Airport:
15:40 The last flight out of the old terminal takes off from Muscat International Airport — Oman Air's WY153 to Zurich! We're getting closer to the opening of the new airport...
15:30 Ever see the old airport terminal this deserted?
15:00 Times of Oman's Shruthi Nair is at the old terminal, and spoke to a few employees at the airport: