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Oman Air to resume flights to Jeddah

Oman Air has announced the resumption of flights to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia just in time for Umrah.

Starting 11th August 2021, Oman Air will once again operate twice-weekly flights between Muscat International Airport and Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport.

Oman Air tweeted:

Welcome back, Jeddah! We are resuming flights to Saudi Arabia’s second-largest city. Shop along the Red Sea, tour art galleries and museums, discover a vibrant coffee culture, sample a fusion of fine dining, and stroll the winding streets of Al Balad.

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The flight will operate with the following schedule:

  • Muscat-Jeddah
  • Departure time: 15:25
  • Arrival time: 17:40
  • Flight time: 3 hours and 15 minutes
  • Flight number: WY1675
  • Frequency: Wednesdays and Saturdays
  • Jeddah-Muscat
  • Departure time: 19:40
  • Arrival time: 23:45
  • Flight time: 3 hours and 05 minutes
  • Flight number: WY1676
  • Frequency: Wednesdays and Saturdays

These flights will be operated by Oman Air’s Boeing B737 aircraft.

The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has confirmed no quarantine for those travellers submitting the proof of full vaccination taken at least 14 days prior to arrival. Additionally, all non-Saudi travellers must present a negative result of an COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival.

The carrier states that travellers who are planning to travel to Muscat should visit the Civil Aviation Authority website, caa.gov.om, to ensure they are prepared to comply with requirements to enter the Sultanate.

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