Oman Air to launch daily service to Tehran
Muscat, June 25, 2012
Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate, will launch a new daily service between Muscat and Tehran from September 1.
Flights will depart Muscat for Tehran at 0200 (3 days per week) and 0930 (4 days per week) and return from Tehran at 0610 (3 days per week) and 1240 (4 days per week), offering connections to onward destinations within Oman Air’s network.
The new Muscat-Tehran route will be operated using Oman Air’s new Embraer 175 regional jets, which feature both Business and Economy Classes. The airline took delivery of two of these aircraft in 2011 and two more will enter service later this year.
Wayne Pearce, Oman Air’s chief executive officer, said: “We are extremely pleased to be launching our new service between Muscat and Tehran and to be offering customers the opportunity to travel aboard our outstanding Embraer 175 regional jets.
“Tehran offers visitors the opportunity to gain insights into not only Iran’s unique culture, but also its rich and ancient history. Furthermore, Tehran is a major business hub and we anticipate strong demand from both business and leisure passengers.”
In addition to giving travellers from Oman and beyond the opportunity to visit Iran, Oman Air’s new service will offer Iranian visitors the chance to fly non-stop to Muscat and to experience the hospitality, rich culture and unique landscapes of the Sultanate, he added. – TradeArabia News Service