Category: AVIATION

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New Muscat International Airport Commences Operations

  The new Muscat International Airport (MIA), which currently has a capacity of 20 million passengers per year, has commenced operations. The capacity of the new airport will rise to 56 million passengers in the subsequent phases. Dr. Mohammed bin Nasser al-Za’abi, CEO of the Public Authority of Civil Aviation (PACA), said that the airport has […]

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Spice Jet opens office in Oman

Spice Jet, India’s favourite budget airline, has opened its new office in the heart of Muscat. Located in the prime commercial area of Ruwi, the new ‘Spice City Office’ will showcase the brand prominently and will cater to the demands of all its valued customers. “This new office is another valuable bridge between two beautiful […]

Oman’s government expenditure falls

Oman’s government expenditure for the first seven months of 2017 declined 2.7 per cent to OMR6,486.9 million, from OMR6,663.8 million in the same period of last year. The gross revenue by the end of July 2017 recorded an increase of 25.7 per cent to touch OMR4,701.5 million, compared with OMR3,740.5 million during the same period […]

ASAAS to invest RO7.6mn to build Oman Air crew reporting facility

  Muscat National Development & Investment Company (ASAAS) has signed an agreement with Oman Air for the development and construction of a crew reporting building at Muscat International Airport. The new OMR7.6 million facility is scheduled to be completed by Q1 2018 along with the main airport terminal. Serving the burgeoning requirements of cabin crews […]

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 SalamAir launches flights to KSA, Pakistan 

SalamAir has announced the addition of new destinations to its fast-growing network with flights to Saudi Arabia scheduled to start on April 16th, 2017. With return tickets as low as OMR 89, Oman’s first budget airline will fly daily to Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport and in the coming weeks add Madinah to its flight schedule. The airline will […]

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Oman Air contributes RO600mn to economy in 2016

Oman Air’s contribution to the national economy was estimated at about RO 600 million in 2016, as the national carrier continued to leverage its expanding network to drive tourist traffic to the Sultanate as well as facilitate business travel, the Chairman of the airline’s Board of Directors said. Darwish bin Ismaeel al Balushi, who is […]