Total passenger traffic, including transit and transfer passengers, going through the Muscat International Airport rose 16 per cent to 8,466,973 passengers until October 2015, up from 7,312,502 passengers for the same period of 2014.
Oman Air has continued its support for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Sultanate by participating in the Oman SME Summit. The event was held at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel, Ritz Carlton recently and aimed to ‘reinvigorate the SME market in Oman’.
Oman Air is set to increase frequencies on four of its key destinations to India. The number of flights from Muscat to Goa will increase from six per week to one a day.
Oman Air has been awarded Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year at the 9th Aviation Business Awards. The award was presented in recognition of Oman Air’s work to make air travel easier for people on low incomes. A total of 15 categories were celebrated at a glittering ceremony, which was held at Dubai’s Park Hyatt Hotel on Sunday 25th October.
A major upgrade to Oman Air’s Frankfurt service, and the introduction of a new service to Dhaka form the centerpiece of the airline’s newly-announced Winter 2015/16 schedule.
Frankfurt, Germany, is set to become one of the first destinations for Oman Air’s iconic new Boeing 787 Dreamliners when they enter service this autumn. Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer, Paul Gregorowitsch, has announced that the aircraft will begin flying daily between Muscat and Frankfurt from October 25th 2015.
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is an all-new, super-efficient family of commercial airplanes that brings big-jet ranges and speed to the middle of the market. In response to airlines’ overwhelming preference, Boeing designed the 787 family with superior efficiency, which allows airlines to profitably open new routes to fly people directly where they’d like to go in exceptional comfort.
Assigned by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Futaisi, Minister of Transport & Communications, participated yesterday in the signing ceremony of the agreement on construction and development of the Port of Bagamoyo in Tanzania.