Oman, India sign MoU to increase flights capacity

  • Share via facebook
  • Tweet this
  • Bookmark and Share

Oman and Indian have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will increase the number of capacity on flights between the two countries, state-run Oman News Agency reported.

The MoU, signed by civil aviation authorities from both nations, will see the maximum capacity for each carrier rise from 11,500 seats per week to 16,016 seats per week.

The Sultanate’s national airline Oman Air will divide the new seats across 14 weekly flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai, and seven weekly services to Bangalore, Calicut, Jaipur, Kochi, Trivandrum and Lucknow, as well as six weekly flights to Goa.

Indian carriers will be able to use the additional rights from airports in the Subcontinent to Muscat International Airport and Salalah Airport.

Join the Discussion

Disclaimer:The view expressed here by our readers are not necessarily shared by Arabian Business, its employees, sponsors or its advertisers.

Please post responsibly. Commenter Rules

  • No comments yet, be the first!

Enter the words above: Enter the numbers you hear:

All comments are subject to approval before appearing

Further reading

Features & Analysis
Playing by the numbers: Saudi Arabian Airlines

Playing by the numbers: Saudi Arabian Airlines

Why is Saudia only mentioned as an afterthought when one talks...

Ports of change

Ports of change

Investment in ports in the GCC region is at a record high, as...

Crowded skies in the Middle East

Crowded skies in the Middle East

Aviation experts give their suggestions on how to solve the Middle...

Most Discussed