Air France launches direct flights to Muscat in boost for tourism

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Oman
  • Date: 25-Oct-2021
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector: Tourism
  • Country: Oman
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Air France launches direct flights to Muscat in boost for tourism

Air France is deploying a Boeing 787 aircraft offering a total of 279 passenger seats distributed across the Business Class, Premium Economy and Economy class segments. France is an important source market for tourists spending their holidays in the Sultanate. Around 68,000 visitors from France traveled to Oman for leisure and holidays in 2019. Passengers from Oman can also use Air France to reach Paris before boarding an extensive selection of carriers to fly elsewhere into Europe. Air France, and alliance partners of the SkyTeam alliance, also offer connections to a wide range of destinations in North and South America. In a statement, Samer bin Ahmed al Nabhani, CEO – Commercial Operations Unit, Oman Airports, said the new service will boost travel from France and Europe into the Sultanate. “Oman Airports welcomes all local and international airlines in line with the efforts of the teams concerned with marketing our airports because they are important regional and international destinations,” said Al Nabhani. “We offer the highest health and safety standards in accordance with the precautionary procedures in place by the competent authorities and harmonise them to provide all that would ensure a safe and smooth travel experience for all users of

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