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Oman Air targets Africa for its potential network expansion

Oman Air targets Africa for its possible network expansion

Muscat – 

Oman Air, the national carrier for the sultanate, is reviewing its route network with a view to additional expanding its destinations in Africa.

The airline currently flies to Cairo in Egypt, Nairobi in Kenya, Zanzibar, Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania and lately on July 1 launched its 4 occasions weekly service to Casablanca in Morocco. The Network and Planning team is operating tough to assess the viability of other new routes and Khartoum in Sudan is becoming investigated completely as a possible addition. With the established Sudan diaspora in Oman, Khartoum is a robust favourite to be amongst the new additions to Oman Air’s African network in 2019.

The African routes are currently really well-liked with Oman Air guests and the airline has lately improved its summer time schedule to Egypt from 10 flights a week to 12 due to the demand for the thriving metropolis of Cairo which spreads along the planet well-known River Nile. Last year, Oman Air launched its 4 occasions weekly service to Nairobi, the capital of Kenya and a single of its most dynamic cities with a vibrant cultural life, fabulous areas to consume and fascinating areas to go to. The 5 occasions weekly service to the well-liked archipelago of Zanzibar has been a longstanding favourite with holidaymakers with its vibrant atmosphere and culture. Oman Air also flies 5 occasions a week to Dar Es Salaam the biggest city and financial capital of Tanzania, and East Africa’s second busiest port. 
The most current addition of Casablanca in Morocco demonstrates Oman Air’s commitment to expanding the network and its concentrate on the African industry. The keen interest currently shown in the route is a good sign for its future achievement. As with the majority of new routes, Oman Air is attractive to each company and tourism visitors and aims to strengthen bilateral relations.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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