Oman Air cancels nearly 700 flights due to Boeing 737 MAX grounding

Published: Monday, February 17, 2020

With Oman Air continuing to ground the Boeing 737 MAX planes in its fleet, the national carrier has decided to cancel almost 700 flights in February.

Many destinations in South Asia are among those affect by these cancellations, with flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Colombo, Jaipur, Hyderabad and Kathmandu among those affected.

Within the GCC, flights to Medina, Manama and Salalah have also been impacted, as have scheduled flights from Muscat to Athens.

A statement from Oman Air said, “Dear valued guests, as a result of the Public Authority for Civil Aviation directives on suspending operations of Boeing 737 Max, we have cancelled the following flights in the period between 01st February to 29th February 2020.

Moreover, Oman Air is working on rebooking its guests on alternative or on next available flights to their destinations who are due to travel during the same period to check the flight status or contact their customer service agents.