• Joe Breitfeller

Oman Air Adds Scheduled Service to Kuwait, Bahrain and Colombo, Increases Domestic Frequencies

The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman will offer two weekly flights each to Kuwait, Bahrain and Columbo and will also increase frequencies to Salalah, Khasab and Duqm.

Oman Air Boeing 787 Dreamliner - Courtesy Boeing

On Saturday (October 24, 2020), Oman Air announced the launch of scheduled service to Kuwait, Bahrain and Colombo with two weekly flights to each destination from October 25th. The carrier will also increase domestic frequencies with three weekly return flights to Salalah, and six weekly flights to Khasab and Duqm. On October 4th, 2020, Oman Air launched complimentary COVID-19 insurance coverage for eligible guests traveling between October 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. The insurance, underwritten by Allianz Travel, covers COVID-19 related medical treatment as well as quarantine and repatriation expenses. Coverage started on October 1st, 2020, when Oman Air returned to scheduled service connecting Muscat with 18 cities in 12 countries. The complimentary insurance coverage is part of the carrier’s comprehensive efforts to ensure the health and safety of all guests throughout their journey.

Oman Air has implemented a comprehensive set of protocols throughout the travel journey to ensure their guests can fly with confidence. Facemasks will be required at Oman’s airports and onboard and social distancing will be maintained during boarding and deplaning. Oman Air’s aircraft are carefully cleaned after each flight and at the end of every day. The carrier’s crew have been outfitted with PPE and the onboard meal service has been modified to limit unnecessary contact. All guests departing Oman are encouraged to familiarize themselves with all pre-departure requirements as well as entry requirements at their destination.

Source: Oman Air