Oman Air signs codeshare agreement with Saudia

Published: Saturday, August 6, 2016

Oman Air and Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) have signed a codeshare agreement covering services between Muscat and four destinations in Saudi Arabia. Effective last June 29, customers were able to book flights through either airline for services between Muscat and Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah or Madinah.

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 Riyadh, Dammam and Madinah, whilst B737s, Airbus 300s and Boeing 787 Dreamliners are deployed on services to Jeddah.

Saudi Arabian Airlines operates regular flights throughout the week from Riyadh, Jeddah and Madinah to Muscat, using Airbus 320 aircraft.

The 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. In addition to expanding its network to approximately 75 destinations by 2020, Oman Air has entered into a number of codeshare partnerships, with various reputed international airlines.

Such agreements enable Oman Air’s customers to enjoy increased frequencies on a number of established routes, as well as access to a wide range of destinations in Asia, Australasia, Africa and Europe.