(MENAFN- Muscat Daily) Muscat- Oman Air is launching three new routes this year to Istanbul, Turkey in June, Casablanca, Morocco in July, and Moscow, Russia in October. While Istanbul and Moscow will be served by Oman Air's Boeing 737-800 aircraft, Casablanca will be served by 787-8. The new flight to Istanbul will start on June 1.
Flight WY163 will depart Muscat daily at 8pm, arriving in Istanbul at 12.25am. The return flight WY164 will depart Istanbul every day at 1.25am, arriving in Muscat at 7.25am. The flight duration is approximately 5 hours and 25 minutes, stated a press release.
The new Casablanca flight will start on July 1 and will be the only non-stop service to Casablanca from Oman. Flight WY171 will depart Muscat four times per week at 1.20am, arriving in Casablanca at 7.10am. The return flight WY172 will depart Casablanca at 8.20am, arriving in Muscat at 7.15pm.
The flight duration is approximately eight hours and 50 minutes, though the return flight from Casablanca will be shorter by approximately an hour. Moscow will be launched during the winter schedule 2018. The direct flight will be operated daily and it will be the only non-stop operation between Oman and Russia.
From trading to sharing information, Oman has strong bilateral ties with Turkey, Morocco and Russia, and the introduction of these new flights will help strengthen relations even further. The new routes will also enable Oman Air's guests to explore three of the world's most exciting cities. Oman Air is currently undergoing an exciting fleet and network expansion programme, which will see the airline operate up to 62 aircraft to around 60 destinations by 2022.
The airline is committed to constantly improving its product, whilst undergoing its dynamic fleet and network expansion, developing its brand and offering its guests an unrivalled experience as part of its mission to 'become the best'.
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