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Plans afoot to improve flight network in Duqm

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Muscat: Oman Airports is working to expand the network of flights to and from Duqm by adding some local and international destinations, which will also improve business and tourism opportunities.


Since its opening 5 years ago, Duqm Airport has been an integral part of Oman Airport's strategy to enhance infrastructure and logistics services in the region, in close cooperation with the Oman Airport Commercial Operations Unit, which is responsible for marketing and business development.


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Sheikh Hilal bin Hamad al Majali, Director of Duqm Airport at Oman Airports Company, said< "The number of passengers and flights at Duqm increased from 12,663 (arrivals) and 11,706 (departures) in 2020 to 33,348 arrivals and 31,514 departures in 2023.


Sheikh Hilal bin Hamad al Majali
Sheikh Hilal bin Hamad al Majali


He stressed that there are plans to develop Duqm Airport in line with industrial growth in the region, which includes expanding facilities and improving services to keep pace with the expected increase in passenger and freight traffic.


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