Monday, May 27, 2024
Oman Air celebrates inaugural flight to Phuket

Oman Air celebrates inaugural flight to Phuket

Oman Air, the national airline of Oman, has officially inaugurated its highly anticipated route to Phuket, celebrating the first flight with a ceremony at its First and Business Class check-in counter at Muscat International Airport. The airline has introduced four direct flights a week to the popular resort island, which boasts many of Thailand’s most famous and beautiful locations. Guests can enjoy their holiday from the moment they fly with Oman Air’s award-winning on-board amenities, including in-flight entertainment, quality meal service and comfort touches, all designed to make every journey more comfortable, refreshing and seamless.

Read more: Oman Air launches four flights a week to Phuket

“As part of our network expansion programme, our new flights will address the huge demand for passenger travel between Muscat and Phuket, especially during the peak winter season. With nature, culture and plenty of activities, Phuket is an ideal family destination and, just five hours away from Muscat, it offers a great option for a getaway. Meanwhile, we continue to stay attuned to our guests needs, connect them to destinations they want to go, and elevate their travel experience,” Aboudy Nasser, Chief Commercial Officer of Oman Air, said.

Oman Air’s Muscat/Phuket flights will operate on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The Tuesday flight from Muscat will depart at 09:40 and arrive in Phuket at 18:50. The Thursday flight from Muscat will depart at 22:50 and arrive in Phuket on Friday at 08:00. The first flight on Saturday will depart Muscat at 09:40 and arrive in Phuket at 18:50, while the second flight will depart at 22:50 and arrive on Sunday at 08:00

Read more: Oman Sail welcomes Oman Air as official and exclusive airline partner

Guests travelling to Muscat and Phuket should ensure they are aware of official requirements to enter or transit through the country. To make a booking, visit

Guests can also book a customised Phuket holiday package through Oman Air Holidays.

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