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Over 4.2 million passengers use Mwasalat buses in 2023

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Muscat: The Public Transport Company, Mwasalat, reported that its buses ferried 4,271,732 passengers in 2023, compared to more than three million passengers in 2022.


Around 11,700 passengers traveled in these buses daily.


It added that 236,986 people used ferry services during the same period, compared to 221,000 in 2022.


Around 650 passengers used ferries daily.


The cargo shipped through ferries is 23,000 tonnes while 61,000 vehicles were transported through ferries.


The Omanisation percentage at the company is 95 and it may be noted that Omanis traveling in buses is 32.50 percent and 79.7 percent in ferries.


Female passengers constitute 13.05 percent of total travelers in buses and 21 percent in ferries.


Mwasalat resumed international service to Abu Dhabi in 2023.


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