Oman Air is to resume flights to Europe from the start of next month.

The new follows the recent announcement of the reopening of Oman’s borders for international flights from  October 1.

Oman set to reopen to international flights on October 1

The flag carrier says it will resume routes to 17 cities in 12 countries, including twice weekly services from Muscat to London, Frankfurt and Istanbul.

Flights to London will operate on Sundays and Wednesdays, with those to Frankfurt on Mondays and Saturdays. Istanbul-bound services will operate on Wednesday and Sundays, with the return leg departing on Mondays and Thursdays.

The new schedules are currently valid from October 1-24.

As previously reported, Oman Air flights are subject to a number of enhanced health and safety measures, including full-body personal protective equipment (PPE) for cabin crew, and temperature checks at airport’s within the country.

Oman Air takes additional pandemic safety measures

Oman Air also said that face masks are required on its aircraft and within airport buildings, inbflight meals have been modified, and “Distancing is maintained while guests board and exit the aircraft, which are carefully cleaned after each flight and at the end of every day”.