Wednesday, 20 Nov 2019 | 23 Rabi Al Awwal 1441
Iranian airline resumes Muscat flights from Kish after a year

Iranian airline resumes Muscat flights from Kish following a year

Iran’s ambassador to Oman, H E Mohammad Reza Noori Shahroudi mentioned that launching flights in between Iranian cities, such as Kish Island, and Oman will market tourism in each nations.

Speaking about the resumption of flights in a meeting with a delegation from the Kish Island, H E Shahroudi mentioned that there are several potentials in Kish that have not been introduced to foreign vacationers, specifically to these from the neighbouring nations.

“Resuming flights to Muscat has been realised as a step towards boosting economic and tourism relations between Iran and Oman,” deputy director of Kish Free Zone and head of managing board of Kish Air Ali-Reza Qaedian told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).
“Kish Air will have round-trip flights to Muscat on Saturdays and Wednesdays,” he mentioned.

The choice is aimed at facilitating visits by vacationers and businessperson to Iran, the official mentioned. Noting that foreigners do not require visa for getting into Kish Island, he expressed hope that resuming flights to Muscat will offer great chance for expanding financial cooperation and lay a ground for escalating Omani vacationers to Iran.

Onboard the flight from Kish Island to Muscat had been 25 businessperson from the island. They met with Iran’s ambassador to Muscat as nicely as members of Oman’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Kish-Muscat flights had been resumed not too long ago following a 1 year halt. Oman’s price range carrier SalamAir also launched its flights in between Muscat and Shiraz not too long ago.

(With inputs from ONA)

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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