Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate
of Oman, is to launch flights between Muscat, the Omani capital
and Kathmandu, from 2 September 2010.
Kathmandu is the 40th destination in the Oman
Air network and will be operated with a Boeing 737-700 aircraft
offering Business and Economy Class cabins.
CEO, Oman Air said, "Kathmandu is a much awaited destination and Oman Air would like to extend its
customers in the region the opportunity to experience one of the
most naturally beautiful landscapes in the world. Furthermore, in
addition to the strong demand for flights from Nepalese nationals
who work in Oman and further afield, we expect to see significant
corporate and leisure traffic, which is important to the economic
development of Nepal. Oman Air is pleased to support this growth
with its new services."
Oman Air (WY) will operate the new route 4 times
per week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Flights
will depart Muscat at 11:40 arriving in
Kathmandu at 17:05 (local time). From Kathmandu the flight will
depart at 18:05
to arrive in Muscat at 20:45 (local time).
will offer convenient connections to other destinations such as Abu
Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai in the U.A.E. as well as to a range of
other GCC and European destinations.
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