Oman Air reveals plans for new Tehran service
posted | Tuesday, 05 Jun 2012
Oman Air has revealed that it is due to launch a new daily service between Muscat and Tehran, Iran from September 1, 2012.
Flights are expected to depart Muscat for Tehran at 02.00 (three days per week) and 09.30 (four days per week) and return from Tehran at 06.10 (three days per week) and 12.40 (four days per week) all times local, offering good connections to onward destinations within Oman Air’s
The new Muscat-Tehran route is due to be operated using Oman Air’s
new Embraer 175 regional jets. The airline took delivery of two of these aircraft in 2011 and two more are expected to enter service later this year.
“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,” outlined CEO, Oman Air
, Wayne Pearce
“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 is designed to also offer Iranian visitors the chance to fly non-stop to Muscat and to experience the hospitality, rich culture and unique landscapes of the Sultanate.