Oman Air, Saudia sign codeshare agreement

Oman Air, Saudia sign codeshare agreement
Updated 02 August 2016

Oman Air, Saudia sign codeshare agreement

Oman Air, Saudia sign codeshare agreement

Oman Air and Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) have signed a codeshare agreement covering services between Muscat and four destinations in Saudi Arabia.
Effective from June 29, customers were able to book flights through either airline for services between Muscat and Madinah, Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah.
Oman Air operates double-daily flights between Muscat and Riyadh, double-daily flights between Muscat and Jeddah, up to two flights per day between Muscat and Dammam and daily flights between Muscat and Madinah.
The airline deploys Boeing 737s on services to Madinah, Riyadh and Dammam, while B737s, Airbus 300s and Boeing 787 Dreamliners are deployed on services to Jeddah.
Saudia operates regular flights throughout the week from Madinah, Riyadh and Jeddah to Muscat, using Airbus 320 aircraft.
Aboudy Nasser, SVP network and revenue management at Oman Air, said: “I am delighted to announce that Oman Air and Saudi Arabian Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement which covers flights between Oman’s capital Muscat and four Saudi destinations."
“This new partnership will deliver even greater choice and convenience for customers of both airlines. Not only can tickets be simply booked via travel agents or online, but customers of both airlines can now access two complementary networks of international destinations. Furthermore, Saudi Arabian Airlines shares Oman Air’s commitment to the highest standards of hospitality, service and onboard product ensuring a consistently enjoyable passenger experience for all,” he added.
Khalid A. Albassam, VP, network and revenue management, at Saudi Arabian Airlines, said: “We are proud to be working in partnership with Oman Air, as a result of this codeshare agreement. There is a natural synergy between the national carriers of our respective countries."
This new codeshare agreement represents an important element of Oman Air’s strategy to increase the choice, convenience and connectivity that the airline offers its customers.