2 August 2017

Oman Air codeshares with Royal Jordanian, Malaysia Airlines

Source: Oman Air. Plane in Oman Air livery.
Source: Oman Air. Plane in Oman Air livery.

Oman Air, the national flag carrier of Oman, has announced a codeshare agreement with Royal Jordanian on flights between Muscat.,Oman and Beirut, Lebanon via Amman, Jordan and vice versa. Under the terms of the agreement, which became effective from June 15, the flights are operated by Royal Jordanian and marketed by both carriers.

Oman Air already has a strong partnership with Royal Jordanian built upon a shared commitment to providing excellent services to guests. This new agreement will further enhance this relationship and offer guests even more options when it comes to destinations and flight times.

Oman Air and Malaysia Airlines have also entered into a codeshare partnership. The agreement will pave the way for closer cooperation between the two airlines on other joint initiatives, including collaboration on frequent flyer programmes, ground handling, customer support, cargo and airport lounge access.

Oman Air passengers who currently enjoy direct flights to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will now be connected to more destinations in Malaysia, China and Australia. Malaysia Airlines passengers will also enjoy nonstop, direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Muscat. New destinations now open for Oman Air guests are Singapore, Hanoi in Vietnam, Hong Kong, Darwin and Melbourne in Australia, Auckland in New Zealand, Phuket in Thailand, as well as the Malaysian destinations Langkawi, Penang, Kota Bharu, Johor Bharu, Kuantan and Miri. Additionally, the existing destinations of Oman Air, namely Jakarta, Indonesia and Guangzhou, China will also be connected through this codeshare.

Oman Air’s Deputy CEO & Chief Commercial Officer Abdulrahman Al Busaidy said, “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 Malaysian Airlines; encouraging them to experience the unparalleled services of Oman Air and visit Oman and other unique destinations in Oman Air’s network.”

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

Oman Air, based at Muscat International Airport. is currently engaged in an expansion programme which will see the carrier operate 70 aircraft to around 75 destinations by 2023. On the other hand, Royal Jordanian has a vision to be the Airline of choice connecting Jordan and the Levant with the world. It reaches 56 direct destinations on four continents on its 27 young aircraft operated from Queen Alia International Airport.