Oman Air

Oman Air

Modern Vision. Timeless Traditions

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Based on 4638 ratings

About Oman Air

IATA code

WY

ICAO code

OMA

Oman Air headquarters

Muscat - Oman

Main operational airport

Muscat International Airport

Number of destinations covered by Oman Airlines

50

Most popular destination

MCT, MNL, LKO, RUH

Most popular routes

RUH - LKO, RUH - MCT, DMM - MNL, MCT - RUH

Year of establishment

1993

Parent company

Oman Aviation Group

Popular fleet

AIRBUS A330-300, AIRBUS A330-200, BOEING 787-9, BOEING 787-8, BOEING 737-900, BOEING 737-80

Oman Air official website

https://www.omanair.com/sa/en

Oman Air contact number

+ 968-2453 1111


Oman Air, the official carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is renowned for its unmatched services, both in-flight and at the airport. The carrier was originally founded to serve domestic routes within Oman. Yet, Oman Air has undergone significant growth, resulting in connecting the Sultanate with plenty of cities worldwide. Moreover, the airline contributed to transforming Muscat into an important hub in the region for tourism, commercial, and industrial activities. Oman Air ensures excellence in all aspects from well-trained staff to world-class lounges, carefully curated in-flight entertainment, and delicious onboard meals. Every detail on an Oman Air flight is served with a touch of the country's notable hospitality to guarantee passengers a memorable journey. 

With Oman Air booking, passengers can also avail several benefits like chauffeur-driven cars, lounges, Oman Air online check-in, and many more.

Oman Air flight booking is available through Almosafer.

Historical Highlights:

  • In 1998: Oman Air joined IATA.
  • In November 2007: Oman Air began operations from Muscat to London Gatwick.
  • In October 2009: Oman Air launched service in Paris, Frankfurt, Colombo, Munich, and Male. Moreover, the airline received its first Airbus A330.
  • In March 2010: Oman Air was the first airline ever to offer inflight mobile phone and Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • In January 2011: Oman Air celebrated opening new Business and First Class lounges at Muscat International Airport.
  • In September 2011: Oman Air partnered with Bahwan Travel to launch Oman Air Holidays.
  • In November 2013: Oman Air signed an 8-year contract with Bombardier Aerospace for the Airbus A330 fleet-related repairs.
  • In April 2015: Oman Air signed a Joint Venture agreement with Cargolux.
  • In May 2015: Oman Air became the official airline partner of the Extreme Sailing Series.
  • In September 2015: The Sindbad program launched Online Muscat Duty-Free Store. Oman Air also launched the multi-segment ticket option, Oman Air Rahal.
  • In October 2015: Oman Air received the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
  • In November 2016: Oman Air launched the first Commercial Flight Training Centre in the Sultanate.

Oman Air Frequent Flyer Program

Oman Air frequent flyer program, Sindbad, rewards members with miles. These miles can be exchanged for free flights & upgrades, promotions, online shopping for duty-free products, exciting raffles, and many more.

The program has 3 membership tiers; blue, silver, and gold, respectively. The more bookings with Oman Air, the higher the membership tier, and the better benefits and privileges you will receive.  

Oman Air Fleet

Oman Air operates a fleet of fuel-efficient, ultra-modern aircraft, featuring luxuriously appointed interiors, as follows:

Aircraft Model

Number of Aircraft 

Airbus A330-300

3

Airbus A330-200

4

Boeing 787-9

7

Boeing 787-8

2

Boeing 737-8

11

Boeing 737-900

5

Boeing 737-800

15

Oman Air Cargo

Established in 2009, Oman Air cargo is a pioneer in the Middle East. Its services cover around 200 destinations around the globe. Oman Air Cargo services include transportation of general cargo, couriers, valuables, hazardous goods, live animals, and temperature-controlled goods. All shipments are managed via the new-generation, cloud-based system SmartKargo.

It provides reliable and real-time tracking. The cargo fleet consists of the following:

  • 4 Embraer 175s
  • 9 Boeing 787s
  • 10 Airbus 330s
  • 28 Boeing 737s

Oman Air Recognitions and Awards

Award Year

Award Type

2021

Oman Air receives Five Star rating from APEX

2020

Oman Air won Major Four Star Regional Airline by APEX

2019

Middle East’s Leading Airline Business Class by World Travel Awards

2019

Middle East’s Leading Airline Economy Class by World Travel Awards

2018

Oman Air won Best New First Class and Best New Lounge in the DesignAir Awards

(Awards & Recognitions)

Oman Air services for Economy Class, Business Class and First Class

Economy Class

  • Economy Seat
  • Dining
  • Amenities kit

Business Class

  • Adjustable privacy dividers
  • Personal monitors with noise-canceling headphones
  • Two USB ports plus laptop power
  • adjustable personal reading light
  • entertainment system
  • Business class dining
  • Amenities kit

First Class

  • Private Suite
  • Fine dining experience
  • Amenities kit
  • touchscreen panels at your console.
  • Adjustable leg rest
  • Seat cushion
  • Backrest
  • Lumbar
  • Minibar of beverages and snacks

Oman Air Baggage Allowance

Checked Baggage

The checked-in baggage is the luggage that is carried by passengers on board and stored in the cargo hold. It is also called cargo baggage. Each airline has its own rules for the dimension and free weight allowance. Oman Air has its own allowance and baggage policy. 

Economy Class 

 

Economy Saver

Economy Saver

Economy Smart

Economy Prime

Hand baggage

1pieces (7kg)

Checked-in baggage

0 kg

30 kg

Oman Air Check-in Information

For passengers flying from Muscat

  • Passengers with only cabin baggage can proceed directly to the emigration, security, then the departure gate.
  • Passengers with check-in baggage should drop their baggage at Online Check-In Baggage Drop counter. 

For passengers from other countries except for Muscat

  • They should go to Online Check-In/Baggage Drop counter.
  • Then, they should proceed to Emigration, Security, and the departure gate.

Note that enhanced security measures at airports may take time. Moreover, the boarding gate closes 30 minutes before departure time.

FAQs for Oman Air

  • Does Oman Air allow web check-in?

    Yes, Oman Air allows web check-in.

  • Does Oman Air provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Oman Air offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does Oman Air service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by Oman Air is 194.

  • Does Almosafer offer any discounts on Oman Air?

    Enjoy 7% Instant discount on international flights aboard Oman Air using Al Rajhi Bank cards. Code: ARB. Valid till 3 July 2022