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Oman Air announces network expansion for 2023 summer schedule

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Continuing its ambitious and dynamic strategy of fleet and network expansion, Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has unveiled its summer schedule for 2023. The schedule specifies significant frequency increases on existing routes, and the addition of four destinations—representing a 60% increase in the number of flights from its hub in Muscat compared to the previous year. This will provide the market with approximately 60,000 more seats weekly across its network and provide greater convenience and connectivity for Oman Air guests.

The four additional destinations being introduced for the summer schedule are: four-weekly flights from Muscat to Chittagong (from March end); four-weekly flights from Muscat to Maldives (from June end); twelve-weekly flights from Muscat to Lucknow and five-weekly flights between Muscat and Thiruvananthapuram (from August).

Due to popular demand, the new summer schedule will see frequency increases to the following regions:

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The expanded network and schedule for 2023 demonstrates Oman Air’s ongoing efforts to contribute to the economy of the Sultanate of Oman while also exhibiting its drive for increased global reach through its award-winning services and products, along with its signature Omani hospitality both in the air and on the ground.

About Oman Air

Oman Air is the flagship carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, operating since 1993. It is the country’s only national carrier and is part of the Muscat-based parent company, the Oman Aviation Group. Oman Air has grown from a regional airline to a respected international carrier, with a modern fleet of aircraft, a network of over 50 destinations and a commitment to providing the highest standards of service and safety.

Oman Air has been instrumental in transforming Muscat into an important traffic hub in the Middle East, helping to support commercial, industrial, and tourism activities in the region. The airline has a fleet of modern, fuelefficient aircraft with luxurious interiors, and is wellknown for its exceptional products and services both in the air and on the ground, as well as its signature Omani hospitality. Oman Air has made ongoing investments in new technologies, innovative products, and enhanced guest services, earning it multiple awards and a reputation of excellence. Both Oman Air and Oman Air Holidays have been awarded the Safe Travels stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) for their adherence to global health and hygiene protocols.

Oman Air‘s fleet consists of a variety of aircraft, including Airbus A330200s, Airbus A330300s, Airbus A320s, Boeing 737800s, and Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

Significant Milestones

1993: Oman Air is founded

2005: Launches its first international flight to Dubai

2007: Launches its first long-haul flight to London

2010: Launches its first direct flight to the United States

2013: Launches its first direct flight to China

2015: Launches its first direct flight to Australia

2016: Launches its first direct flight to India

2018: Launches its first direct flight to South Africa

2023: 60% capacity increase of scheduled flights

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