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Oman Air Adds New Destinations to 2018 Schedule

Oman Air, the national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman, has announced the launch of three new routes in 2018, from Muscat International Airport to Istanbul in Turkey; Casablanca in Morocco and Moscow in Russia.

Launching on June 1, the new flight to Istanbul, flight WY163, will depart Muscat daily at 8 pm, arriving in Istanbul at 12.25 am. The return flight WY164 will depart Istanbul each day at 01.25 am, arriving in Muscat at 07.25 am.

The new Casablanca flight will begin on July 1 and be the only non-stop service to Casablanca from Oman. Flight WY171 will depart Muscat four times per week at 01.20 am, arriving in Casablanca at 07.10 am. The return flight WY172 will depart Casablanca at 08.20 am, arriving in Muscat at 7.15 pm.

The flight to Moscow will launch as part of the airline’s 2018 winter schedule in October. The direct flight will be operated daily and will be the only non-stop operation between Oman and Russia.

While Istanbul and Moscow will be served by Oman Air’s Boeing 737-800, Casablanca will be served by an 787-8.

“From trading to sharing information, Oman has strong bilateral relations with Turkey, Morocco and Russia, and the introduction of these new flights will help strengthen relations even further,” the company said in an announcement.

Oman Air is currently undergoing a fleet and network expansion program, which will see the airline operate up to 62 aircraft to around 60 destinations by 2022.

Goldair is the General Sales Agent (GSA) for Oman Air in Greece.

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