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Oman Air launches Dhaka flights

Update : 27 Oct 2015, 12:10 PM

The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Air has launched a new service in Dhaka by the arrival of its first flight to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. It was inaugurated by Rashed Khan Menon, minister of civil aviation and tourism, Bangladesh, in the presence of Omar Bin Mohammed Bin Ramdhan Al Balushi, ambassador of Oman to Bangladesh and Khondaker A Kabir, country manager (Bangladesh) of Oman Air.

Dhaka will be the airline’s second destination in Bangladesh, and the service will initially offer four flights per week on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Frequencies will increase from December 1, with flights on Mondays and Wednesdays being added to the schedule.

Oman Air’s chief operating officer, Abdulrahman Al Busaidy, said:

“Oman Air is very happy to start its second destination in Bangladesh, to the capital city of Dhaka. Flights between Muscat and Dhaka mark a significant milestone in enhancing trade, manpower, tourism and cultural exchanges between Oman and Bangladesh. A large number of Bangladeshis work in Oman and the connectivity offered by the new service will provide easy and convenient travel to their home country.”

Furthermore, Oman offers a magical destination for travel and tourism. The connectivity offered by the new service will offer Bangladeshi holidaymakers an opportunity to experience the warm hospitality offered throughout the Sultanate.

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