Oman Air and Saudi Arabian Airlines form strategic codeshare

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Effective immediately, Oman Air and Saudi Arabian Airlines have revealed a codeshare agreement covering services between Muscat and four destinations in the KSA.

Travellers are now granted the chance to book flights via either airline for services between Muscat and Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah or Medina.

The Omani carrier currently operates double-daily flights between Muscat and Riyadh, double-daily flights between Muscat and Jeddah, up to two flights per day between Muscat and Dammam and daily flights between Muscat and Medina.

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Meanwhile, Saudi Arabian Airlines operates regular flights throughout the week from Riyadh, Jeddah, and Medina to Muscat.

Senior vice president network and revenue management, Oman Air, Aboudy Nasser stated: “This new partnership will deliver even greater choice and convenience for customers of both airlines. Not only can tickets be simply booked via travel agents, or, but customers of both airlines can now access two complementary networks of exciting international destinations. Furthermore, Saudi Arabian Airlines shares Oman Air’s commitment to the highest standards of hospitality, service and onboard product, ensuring a consistently enjoyable passenger experience for all.”

Also pleased with the news was vice president network and revenue management, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Khalid Albassam, who said: “We are proud to be working in partnership with Oman Air, as a result of this codeshare agreement. There is a natural synergy between the national carriers of our respective countries and customers are sure to appreciate the increased choice and convenience that this codeshare offers. In addition to beautiful and fascinating domestic destinations, both Saudi Arabian Airlines and Oman Air offer access to very significant international networks, which will delight business and leisure travellers alike.”