Oman Air boosts flights to India

A Monitor Report 16 Feb, 2017  |    -      +
Muscat : Oman Air is growing its capacity to India, where it will increase its weekly frequencies from 126 to 161 flights per week.

The carrier currently flies between Oman and 11 destinations in India.

The growth in capacity follows the recently signed agreement between the governments of Oman and India, where both sides agreed to increase the weekly seats.

Effective February onwards, Bombay, Delhi, Calicut and Hyderabad will be operated with 21 weekly flights each, and Lucknow with 14 weekly flights.

With this development, Oman Air is flying its multi award winning wide bodied aircraft to select Indian destinations.

Oman Air Chief Executive Paul Gregorowitsch commented, "India is a key destination for Oman Air and we are delighted to be offering thousands more guests the opportunity to travel between Oman and India (and beyond).

"The demand for all 11 of our Indian destinations has always been high and the increased frequencies offer yet more choice and convenience to our guests.

"Oman Air first launched flights to India in the 1990s and the demand for seats has grown exponentially among both business and leisure travellers, not only increasing tourism traffic and revenue but also promoting vital trade agreements between the two countries."

The extended traffic entitlements will give a further boost to the tourism sector, prompting many discerning tourists to visit magnificent Oman as well as India's beautiful touristic spots.

The bilateral trade and investment opportunities between the two countries are even further encouraged.

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