Thursday, July 18, 2024

Oman Air increases flights between Muscat and Turkish destinations

Oman Air, the Sultanate of Oman’s national airline, has increased flights between Muscat and its Turkish destinations (Istanbul and Trabzon) in response to exceptional demand. Based on the table below, the airline has increased frequencies between Muscat and Trabzon from 3 weekly flights to 5 weekly flights, and between Muscat and Istanbul from 7 weekly […]

Cargo terminal opens at new Muscat International airport

A new air cargo terminal has opened at the new Muscat International Airport this week. Oman Air has commissioned ALS Logistic Solutions to operate the fully automated cargo facility at Muscat International Airport, Oman. The cargo terminals in Muscat and Salalah further reinforces Oman Air’s base in these two airports as a major international cargo […]

Last journey of a Challenger 604

A Bombardier Challenger 604, D-AMSC, made its final journey on December 19, 2017 aboard an Antonov 124 maindeck aircraft.  The flight, from Muscat in Oman to Albrecht Duerer International airport, Nuremberg, Germany was arranged by FAI Germany. The company had purchased the aircraft for parting out. Formerly operated by Munich-based operator MHS, the 604 had […]

Oman Air signs ULD outsourcing contract with Jettainer

Oman Air Cargo has signed a five year unit load device (ULD) outsourcing contract with Jettainer, effective from today (5 October 2017). The airline will utilise lightweight ULDs constructed from carbon fibre as well as partly recycled composite materials, which Jettainer says will result in reducing CO2 emissions, improve payload and increase fuel efficiency. Jettainer’s […]

Muscat sees 7% growth in Q1

Muscat International Airport has seen cargo volumes increase by seven per cent in the first quarter of 2016 to 34,759.8 tonnes. The airport says Oman Air and Cargolux Airlines International extended their partnership in February to cover twice weekly operations to Mumbai. They had been operating a partnership from Chennai to Muscat connecting on to […]

Oman Air and SATS sign joint cargo handling venture

Oman Air and SATS have signed a joint venture for cargo handling at Muscat International Airport to commence operations during the second quarter of 2016. The joint venture company will be renamed Oman SATS Cargo, and Oman Air will transfer its cargo handling business to Oman Air Cargo, with SATS acquiring 165,000 shares from Oman […]

Oman’s airports see strong cargo surges

Oman Airports says cargo volumes at Muscat International Airport enjoyed positive growth of 10 per cent, where tonnage in 2015 reached 134,500 tonnes, which was a rise on the 122,189 tonnes in 2014. The airport operator was driven by Oman Air and Cargolux signing a joint venture agreement last year, as they look to develop Muscat as […]

Oman Air appoints Cargologic as handling agent at Zurich Airport

Oman Air has appointed Cargologic as its cargo handling agents for the carrier’s five times a week Muscat International Airport to Zurich Airport service from 1 October 2015. Cargologic will be handling about five tonnes per inbound and outbound Airbus A330 flight, meaning it will handle around 200 tonnes a month. Cargologic managing director, Marco […]