Sultanate-bound Oman Air flight diverted

Oman Tuesday 17/July/2018 18:12 PM
By: Times News Service
Sultanate-bound Oman Air flight diverted

Muscat: An Oman Air flight scheduled to fly from Guangzhou, China to Muscat has been diverted, officials said.

According to the statement shared by Oman Air, the flight was diverted to the Kunming Changshui airport in China due to technical reasons.

The statement read "Oman Air flight WY852 (Guangzhou to Muscat) was diverted to Kunming Changshui airport due to technical reasons."

Oman Air went on to say that all guests were accommodated at a nearby hotel, adding that staff members from the airline's Guangzhou office had arrived in Kunming Changshui to assist passengers.

The affected passengers will be placed on alternate flights to their respective destinations, with the last passenger due to leave Kunming Changshui by tomorrow morning, Oman Air reported.