Articles Tagged ‘Oman Air’

Oh man don't miss Oman! ACI Airport Exchange takes place next week in Muscat; over 1,000 international airport executives attending

Oh man don’t miss Oman! ACI Airport Exchange takes place next week in Muscat; over 1,000 international airport executives attending

Airports Council International’s biggest annual trade show, ACI Airport Exchange, takes place in Oman next week, hosted by OAMC as part of its celebrations for the new Muscat Airport.

Oman Air traffic grows 21% in 2016; 32% of traffic connecting on 50-destination network from Muscat; 11 more destinations by 2023

Oman Air traffic grows 21% in 2016; 32% of traffic connecting on 50-destination network from Muscat; 11 more destinations by 2023

In 2016 Oman Air welcomed 7.7 million passengers, with the airline recording an average load factor of 74%, up from 71% in 2015. We take a closer look at how the Omani national carrier has phenomenally grown in recent years, what destinations have been added, and what it will achieve in 2017.   

Muscat-Tunis is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ nearly 30,000 searches; Oman Air's next African addition??

Muscat-Tunis is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 30,000 searches; Oman Air’s next African addition??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months nearly 30,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Muscat and Tunis ‒ but the route is unserved!? Surely a route menu omission to be filled by Oman Air or a tasty tempter for Tunisair?


Oman Air makes Manchester its second UK service

Oman Air makes Manchester its second UK service

Oman Air launches daily operations to Northwest UK hub from Muscat.

Oman Air introduces Indian and Kenyan routes

Oman Air introduces Indian and Kenyan routes

Oman Air adds Kozhikode services from Salalah and Nairobi from Muscat.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part I – choose the winner from the 26 baked beauties from the start of S17

Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part I – choose the winner from the 26 baked beauties from the start of S17

The rules in the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I are very strict: you have to get as many votes as you can to win! How you get these votes is of little concern to us, as long as it is legal (or you don’t get caught). Get everyone in your airport/airline to […]


SalamAir breaks the 'Omani code' and becomes the Middle Eastern nation's first LCC; adds Salalah and Dubai first with Jeddah to follow

SalamAir breaks the ‘Omani code’ and becomes the Middle Eastern nation’s first LCC; adds Salalah and Dubai first with Jeddah to follow

SalamAir is Oman’s first LCC, and it began operations at the end of January with a three times daily connection between its Muscat hub and Salalah on the East Coast of Oman. This week it launched its second destination – Dubai – while Jeddah is speculated to be the carrier’s third. We take a closer look into […]

Oman Air makes first China connection

Oman Air makes first China connection

Oman Air starts four times weekly flights to currently its only destination in China – Guangzhou.

Iraq Airways halves in size as flights to Saudi Arabia are suspended, but many bright spots remain in Iraq

Iraq Airways halves in size as flights to Saudi Arabia are suspended, but many bright spots remain in Iraq

Iraq is undoubtedly at the centre of a troubled region, which makes airline capacity hard to measure in terms of discernible trends, but no less dynamic than any other country market. Fortunately our data elves like a challenge, so we have taken a snapshot of the market in terms of top airlines, country markets and […]


UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

The UAE is served by nine commercial airports with its leading one, Dubai, being the world’s largest international airport. The country is home to two MEB3 carriers, and last year Dubai and Abu Dhabi welcomed over 100 million passengers combined. anna.aero investigates how passenger traffic has developed, and to see how the most popular country […]

Manila Airport traffic up four million since 2012; Milan Malpensa #1 unserved market

Manila Airport traffic up four million since 2012; Milan Malpensa #1 unserved market

During the past four years, traffic from Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport has grown by 11% from 31 to 35 million, with 59% of these additional passengers using international services. With the city being host to this year’s Routes Asia, anna.aero thought it would be fitting to see how international traffic has developed from the […]

Finnair becomes Europe’s first A350 operator while Boeing further extends its lead in the 2015 delivery race

Finnair becomes Europe’s first A350 operator while Boeing further extends its lead in the 2015 delivery race

After delivering 58 units in the month of October, the North American manufacturer has extended its lead over Airbus by nine units. October has witnessed the European manufacturer deliver the A350 to its third customer, and also deliver more of the type than the A380. The two manufacturers delivered a combined total of 107 aircraft […]