Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman will launch on May 3rd its services between Muscat, capital of the Sultanate of Oman, and Al Ain, in the UAE. The carrier offers passengers daily flights between Al Ain and Muscat. With the introduction of Al Ain, Oman Air marks its 35th destination worldwide and the fourth in the United Arab Emirates, the other three being Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah.
Peter Hill Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer says:
“Al Ain, referred as the fourth largest city in the United Arab Emirates is also called the 'Garden City of the Gulf'. With this addition to the Oman Air network, we are sure many new markets will open up. The daily flights of Oman Air between Muscat and Al Ain will give the residents of Al Ain an opportunity to try the services of Oman Air. Oman Air currently flies to 34 destinations with Kaula Lumpur in Malaysia joining the network from May 1st, and Ras Al Khaimah from 2nd May. Going forward Oman Air will commence flights to Lahore, Islamabad, Dar-Es-Salaam, and Kathmandu, in the summer schedule of 2010, and Milan will join the network in the Winter Schedule.”
Famous for its lush green landscapes and spacious urban design, Al Ain has 75 parks and gardens, the first of which was built in 1969. These offer a variety of outdoor attractions to the city’s residents and visitors. The city also offers outdoor enthusiasts the chance to enjoy lush green wadis, camping and offroad driving along mountain tracks. Al Ain has top class hotels with a full range of sporting and recreational facilities.
The new route will be operated by Oman Air’s ATR aircrafts.