Muscat: Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate, will return to scheduled service on 1 October with flights to 16 cities in 12 countries.
The airline will connect Muscat with London, Istanbul, Frankfurt, Cairo, Mumbai, Delhi, Kochi, Dubai, Doha, Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Lahore and Islamabad, with more destinations to be added in the near future it said in a statement. "Flights to India are subject to Indian authorities lifting restrictions for scheduled international passenger flights."
The scheduled service will also connect Muscat and Khasab, Oman.
"Oman Air will maintain its comprehensive safety program throughout all elements of the travel journey to ensure that guests fly confidently. Masks are required when guests are on board the aircraft and in Oman's airports. Distancing is maintained while guests board and exit the aircraft, which are carefully cleaned after each flight and at the end of every day. Cabin crew all wear a full set of personal protective equipment, meal service has been modified to further ensure safety and a number of other steps have been taken to ensure that airline's guests and crew are safe at all times."
With high demand expected for travel on scheduled flights, those who plan to fly with Oman Air should contact the airline, via its website Call Centre or travel agents, as quickly as possible to ensure that they secure reservations for flights that suit their preferences, the airline said. "Guests who are planning to depart from Oman should also ensure that they are aware of all pre-departure requirements, which are provided at omanair.com, as well as the requirements at their destinations."
Requirements for guests who plan to travel to Oman will be announced in the near future.