Open skies policy with Tanzania, Kenya
Additional seven weekly flights to Jeddah
India offers 6,258 more weekly flight seats
Observer Online/Vinod Nair
Muscat – The Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) took part in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) conference, ICAN 2016, in Bahamas and signed bilateral agreements with several countries, including India, Kenya and Tanzania.
As per the agreement with India, the number of weekly seats were increased to 27,405 seats for both sides, compared with 21, 145 seats a week earlier, an increase of 6,258 seats per week.
An agreement has reached with Saudi Arabia to operate seven more weekly flights to Jeddah.
Any number of flights can be operated to Tanzania against the current agreement that restricted the weekly operations to 14.
Any number of flights can be operated to Kenya against the current agreement that restricted the weekly operations to 10.
The agreements are expected to boost the expansion plans of Oman Air and to be launched second airline, SalamAir.