Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 27 October 2020

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Oman Air to resume flights to 12 countries next month

The national airline of Oman will resume flights to Dubai, London, Cairo and 15 other cities

Oman Air will fly to Zanzibar twice weekly from October 1. Unsplash
Oman Air will fly to Zanzibar twice weekly from October 1. Unsplash

As Oman gets set to reopen its borders to international flights on October 1, the national airline of the sultanate will resume flying to 12 countries.

Oman Air will restart flights to 18 destinations across the world from Thursday. Resumed services will include two weekly flights between Muscat and Cairo as well as a twice-weekly service to and from Dubai.

The airline is also set to return to Africa with flights to Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania on the schedule.

Domestically, Oman Air is resuming flights from the capital to Duqm, Khasab and Salalah. Low-cost airline SalamAir also looks set to resume domestic flights between Muscat and Salalah from September 30.

Where is Oman Air flying to in October?

Oman Air will fly to 18 destinations including London from October 1. Unsplash
Oman Air will fly to 18 destinations including London from October 1. Unsplash
  • Cairo

  • Dar es Salaam

  • Delhi

  • Doha

  • Dubai

  • Duqm

  • Frankfurt

  • Islamabad

  • Istanbul

  • Khasab

  • Kochi

  • Kuala Lumpur

  • Lahore

  • London

  • Manila

  • Mumbai

  • Salalah

  • Zanzibar

On all flights, there will be social distancing measures in place, cabin crew will wear full personal protective equipment and passengers must wear masks on flights and in airports across Oman.

Travellers flying into Oman from overseas must quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Temperature scanning and Covid-19 testing is being carried out at Muscat International Airport. Detailed guidelines on these safety measures and more have been set out by Oman's Civil Aviation Authority and can be found here.

Emirates today announced that it is set to resume flights from Dubai to Muscat from Friday, October 2.

Restarting these flights is part of the Dubai airline's expanding network which is now operating to more than 90 destinations across the globe.

Updated: September 29, 2020 11:36 AM

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