According to Airports Council International, the number of passengers travelling through Middle Eastern airports in March rose 2.3 percent year-on-year, contributing to the 4.9 percent jump observed in the first quarter (Q1).
With 300 exhibitors from 50 countries in attendance, the 17th edition of the Airport Show is currently underway at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, with a wide line-up of the latest smart and innovative technologies that are set to transform the aviation industry on display.
On May 01, Oman Air celebrated its inaugural flight from Muscat International Airport to Manchester Airport.
As revealed by Airports Council International, passenger traffic across the Middle East airports for January, boosted by holiday travels, grew 9.3 percent in January, compared to the same period in 2016.
On March 27, Oman Air launched its inaugural flight from Salalah to Calicut. Operated with a Boeing 737-800, the new direct itinerary represents the latest move in the airline’s dynamic fleet and network expansion.
On December 09, Oman Air launched its inaugural flight to Guangzhou, China, with four weekly services.
Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC), has welcomed the first US-Bangla Airlines direct flight to Muscat.
Oman Air’s latest Airbus 330 to benefit from a comprehensive retrofit has landed at Muscat International Airport.
The country is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the world's most exciting meeting, convention, and exhibition destinations with OCEC being the catalyst of this development, said Maitha Al Mahrouqi, undersecretary, Ministry of Tourism, Oman.