Thursday, 21 Nov 2019 | 24 Rabi Al Awwal 1441
Oman Air begins service to Casablanca in Morocco

Oman Air starts service to Casablanca in Morocco

The inaugural flight WY171 departed Muscat International Airport at 1.20am following a cake cutting ceremony. The flight arrived in Casablanca at 7.10am. This new service to Casablanca is operated by Dreamliner (787-800) and is scheduled to depart Muscat 4 occasions per week flying to Mohammed V International Airport in Casablanca.

Oman Air’s official delegation to Casablanca consists of H E Ahmed bin Nasser bin Hamad al Mehrzi, Minister of Tourism (guest of honour), H E Dr Mohammed al Zaabi, CEO, PACA, and a quantity of Oman air’s senior management team members. The delegation will be received by leading ranking officials in Morocco such as Oman Ambassador to Morocco.

Following the inaugural flight, Oman Air will host a press conference to short media on its new location and the value of the new route.

The launch of the Casablanca service comes at an fascinating time for Oman Air, as the airline commenced operations to Istanbul in June. This October, the national carrier is also set to introduce a new service to Moscow as nicely as relaunch its service to the Maldives.

With a flight time of eight hours and 50 minutes, Flight WY171 will depart Muscat on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1.20am, arriving in Casablanca at 7.10am.

The return flight WY172 will depart Casablanca 4 occasions a week at eight.20am on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, arriving in Muscat International Airport’s new, award-winning passenger terminal at 7.15pm a return flight duration of 7 hours and 50 minutes.

The direct flight in between Morocco and Oman advantages each enterprise and leisure travellers, strengthening bilateral relations in between the two nations. What’s much more, travellers from Morocco can take benefit of Oman Air’s seamless connections through Oman Air’s hub, Muscat International Airport, to a wide variety of destinations across the globe.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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