Middle Eastern airports reported a 3.4 percent increase in the volume of passengers in June, with the slower than usual pace of improvement reflecting the timing of Ramadan.
Oman Air expanded capacity to the Southern Omani city of Dhofar, by adding an extra 23,000 seats this summer. The development translates into a total of 317,600 new passengers to and from Salalah with
Oman’s tourism development company Omran, is on course to launch three new premises with over 900 rooms in 2017 – 2018. The properties will include a five-star W Hotel as well as a five-star JW Marriott and a four-star
Costa Cruises is further enhancing Costa neoRiviera’s seven-night winter cruises from Dubai with an addition call at Sir Bani Yas Island. Passengers will also have the chance to enjoy two nights in Dubai, one in Muscat and a call in Abu Dhabi.
Thai AirAsia X has begun serving Bangkok from Muscat with three weekly flights. Commenting on the importance of the itinerary, Skh Samer bin Ahmed Al-Nabhani, acting general manager, Muscat International Airport, said,
Oman is poised to receive its first world-class waterpark – a project developed by graduates of the National CEO Programme (NCP) and facilitated by Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran).
In line with its strategic goal to bring around 1,700 high-end rooms to the Sultanate within the next four years, Tameer Investment revealed plans for the company’s third Omani property.
AHMAD DAGHMASH has taken over as hotel manager at Park Inn by Radisson Hotel & Residence Duqm, the brand’s second property in Oman.
London’s Heathrow Airport recently welcomed Oman Air’s second daily nonstop service from Muscat. As a flagship route for the carrier, the extra frequency is an indication of the strong demand for connectivity between the two capitals, Paul Gregorowitsch, CEO, Oman Air, commented.
KLM introduced its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on the Abu Dhabi – Muscat daily route, with the Omani capital becoming the third GCC destination to be served by the aircraft. With a total capacity of 294 passengers, the plane offers fully-flat seats,