Oman Air, Malaysia Airlines sign codeshare pact to boost services

Muscat - 

Oman Air and Malaysia Airlines have entered a codeshare partnership opening up more international destinations to their customers, effective immediately.

Oman Air’s passengers who currently enjoy direct flights to Kuala Lumpur will now be connected to more destinations in Malaysia, China and Australia, a press release stated.

The new destinations now open for Oman Air travellers are Singapore, Hanoi, Hong Kong, Darwin, Melbourne, Auckland, Phuket, Langkawi, Penang, Kota Bharu, Johor Bharu, Kuantan and Miri. Additionally, the existing destinations of Oman Air, namely, Jakarta and Guangzhou will also be connected through this codeshare.

Malaysia Airlines passengers will enjoy non-stop, direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Muscat.

Abdulrahman al Busaidy, deputy CEO and chief commercial officer, Oman Air, said, “We are very happy with this remarkable codeshare agreement which offers guests of Oman Air a greater choice of destinations. Apart from Oman Air guests benefiting from the added destinations through this codeshare, it will also present them the opportunity to experience the exemplary services of Malaysia Airlines.

We are equally sure this opportunity will be welcomed by the discerning guests of Malaysia Airlines, encouraging them to experience the unparalleled services of Oman Air and visit Oman and other unique destinations in Oman Air’s network.”

This partnership will also pave the way for closer co-operation between the two airlines on a range of initiatives, including collaboration on frequent flyer programmes, ground handling, customer support, cargo and airport lounge access.

Oman Air offers 14 weekly flights between Muscat and Kuala Lumpur, operating on the airline’s A330-200 aircraft.

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