Come March 27, less than 14 days from today, Oman Air will certainly launch a 4-times-a-week service through Muscat to Nairobi, using a Boeing B737-800NG on the route.
The particular flights will leave Muscat every single Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday at 1450 hours local period and are scheduled to land within the Kenyan capital at 1855 hrs local time.
The particular return flights are then making at 0045 hours the following day time, i. e., Tuesday, Wednesday, Fri, and Sunday, landing at 0650 hours, in time for connections in to the fast-growing international and regional system of the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman.
Mister. Abdulrahman Al Busaidy, the Mouthpiece CEO and Executive Vice Chief executive – Commercial, said when credit reporting the new destination: “ This brand new Oman Air route to the Kenyan capital Nairobi is a significant advancement for both countries. Trade among Kenya and Oman has been increasing steadily over the years, and I hope this particular new flight will facilitate the particular increase in bilateral trade and expenditure opportunities. We are committed to ensuring that the guests have greater choice as well as the opportunity to discover new destinations along with Oman Air, and we are thrilled to be offering thousands more company and leisure travelers the opportunity to take a trip between Oman and Kenya plus beyond. ”
Expectations by the Kenya coast tourism fraternity that the flights might route through Mombasa, however , were not fulfilled, mainly due to the hurdles the Kenyan professionals placed in the way of foreign air carriers to land in Mombasa.
In a related development, Oman Air last year leased two associated with Kenya Airways’ Boeing B787 Dreamliners, while Kenya’ s national air travel is undergoing restructuring and monetary consolidation.
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