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About Oman Air
Founded in 1993, Oman Air (www.omanair.com) is the flag carrier airline of Oman. Boasting a fleet of 50 aircraft flying to 50 international destinations, Oman Air is a key export brand for the country of its origin. Flying under the slogan “Modern Vision, Timeless Traditions”, the airline operates scheduled domestic, regional and international passenger flights, as well as charter fights and air taxi services. The airline’s primary hubs are situated at Muscat International and Salalah International Airport. It is wholly owned by the Oman Government, and is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Association.
The airline commenced its international long haul services to London and Bangkok in 2007. The airline expanded its fleet in the period leading up to 2010, acquiring 5 Airbus A330 from Airbus, and leasing an additional 2 Airbuses from Jet Airways. The airline also took ownership of 5 Embraer 175s in 2011. For more information about the airline’s expansion strategy, click here.
The airline was the first airline in the world to offer both mobile phone and WiFi internet service along selected air routes. The airline’s frequent flyer programme is called Sindbad.
As of 1 August 2017, Oman Airways, as it is sometimes erroneously searched for, will have codeshares in place with the likes of KLM, Kenya Airways, Saudia, Thai Airways, Etihad, Garuda Indonesia, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa as well as Ethiopian Airlines and Royal Jordanian.
Key flight routes and destinations
Within Africa, Oman Air flies to Cairo in Egypt, Nairobi in Kenya, as well as as Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar in Tanzania. As of March 2017, the airline is operating 5 weekly flights between Muscat and Nairobi using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Internationally, the airline flies to Doha, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kuwait City, Amman, Bahrain and Kathmandu. India is a key target country for the airline, with frequent passenger flights to Delhi, Bangalore, Goa, Jaipur and Mumbai, amongst other key cities. While the airline face stiff competition from Indian low cost carriers, it has indicated that it would not be interested in bidding on embattled Air India in order to gain greater market share.
European destinations include Amsterdam, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Milan, Zurich, Manchester and London. Additional long haul destinations include Guangzhou, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila and Bangkok.
Economy passengers are entitled to check in 2 pieces of luggage with a combined weight of up to 30kg free of charge. Passengers travelling in Oman Air’s award-winning Business or First Class cabins are entitled to check in 1 piece of luggage weighing up to 30kg, as well as 1 additional piece of luggage weighing up to 20kg.
No one single bag must weigh more than 32Kg, with Baggage that exceeds the standard dimensions and weight restrictions incurring additional charges. The standard dimensions for luggage are: 158 cm (width + height + length).
Online check in
To check in for your next international Oman Air flight online up to 36 hours ahead of departure, click here.
Contacting Oman Air
International Customer Care Call Centre
Telephone: + 968 2453 1111
Oman Air Nairobi City Office
Telephone: +254 799 869859
Address: Oman Air, C/O Satguru Travels, IKM Place, 5th Ngong Avenue
Oman Air Dar es Salaam City Office
Reservations Telephone: +255 22 211 9426 or +255 22 212 4742
Address: Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel, PO Box 1889, 12 Ohio Street, Dar es Salaam
Oman Air Zanzibar City Office
Reservations Telephone: +255 689077398
Address: Oman Air town office, Muzammil Centre first floor, Office No.17, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Official website: www.omanair.com – NOT wwww.flyomanair.com or omanair.com.ng