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Oman Air forced to cancel over 700 flights in January

Move follows directive from Public Authority for Civil Aviation to suspend operations of the Boeing 737 Max

Oman Air forced to cancel over 700 flights in January

The sultanate’s national carrier issued a statement on its website saying the cancellations were a result of the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) suspending operations of the Boeing 737 Max.


Oman Air has cancelled more than 700 flights scheduled for January.

The sultanate’s national carrier issued a statement on its website saying the cancellations were a result of the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) suspending operations of the Boeing 737 Max.

Flights have been cancelled right up until January 31.

The airline has stressed it is rebooking guests on alternative, or next available flights to their destination, however, passengers are urged to check their flight status or call the Oman Air contact centre on +96824531111.

The 737 MAX has been grounded throughout most of the world since March following a pair of deadly crashes that killed 346 people.

In December Boeing said it would halt production of the grounded 737 Max this month. While chief executive, Dennis Muilenburg, was axed and board chairman David Calhoun named as his replacement.

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