Oman Air launches daily direct flight from Manchester to Muscat

Oman Air launched its new daily flight from Muscat to Manchester on 1 May, with an inaugural flight from Muscat. The new 7.5 hour service departs Muscat International Airport each day at 14.00 and arrives in Manchester at 19.05. The return flight leaves Manchester every day at 20.45 and arrives in Muscat at 07.20 the following day. The new daily service from Oman Air is operated by an A330 -200 and is in addition to the double daily flight from London Heathrow, making Manchester the only airport outside of London to have direct flights to Oman. The service will cater to the 22 million people in the Manchester catchment area.