The service will be operated by a Boeing 737-800 and will depart from Muscat on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 2.50pm and arrive in Nairobi at 6.55pm. From Nairobi, the flight will depart on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 12.45am and arrive in Muscat at 6.50am.
In Nairobi, there will be convenient connections to other points in Africa in cooperation with Kenyan Airways. In Muscat, the guests can avail excellent connections offered by Oman Air to its destinations in the Far East, Indian subcontinent, Europe and the GCC countries.
Abdulrahman al Busaidy, deputy CEO and executive vice president-commercial, was quoted as saying, “This new Oman Air route to the Kenyan capital Nairobi is a significant development for both countries. Trade between Kenya and Oman has been growing steadily over the years and I hope this new flight will facilitate an increase in bilateral trade and investment opportunities. We are committed to ensuring that our guests have greater choice and the opportunity to discover new destinations with Oman Air. We are delighted to be offering thousands more business and leisure travellers the opportunity to travel between Oman and Kenya (and beyond).”
For travellers to Nairobi, the capital is one of Kenya’s most dynamic cities with a vibrant cultural life, fabulous places to eat and exciting avenues of adventures. Whether travelling for business or leisure, visitors should take the time to see the wildlife, its national park, climb the mountain of Kilimanjaro, visit the city’s eclectic National Museum and the beautiful beaches in Mombasa. From economy to five-star, there is a wide range of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets, added the release.
Oman Air’s expansion programme includes the addition of new aircraft to its fleet, introduction of a range of exciting new destinations, new products and services which contribute to a seamless passenger experience.