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Oman Air announces free Covid-19 insurance cover

5 Oct 2020 by Nisha Shroff
Oman Air WY-Staff-(3)

As a part of the airline’s ongoing efforts to ensure that its guests fly confidently, a free Covid-19 insurance cover has been introduced for those who purchase tickets on Oman Air. It covers emergency medical and associated quarantine expenses.

This insurance applies to all existing and new bookings, effective for travel from October 1, 2020 until March 31, 2021.

Features of the cover include:

  • 24-hour Covid-19 assistance
  • Emergency medical assistance up to €120,000
  • Quarantine accommodation cost up to €100 per day
  • Repatriation cost

According to the airline, the cover is valid from the first day of your trip up to 31 days. You will remain covered even if you travel onwards to another city.

The insurance doesn’t cover passengers with Omani Resident Card (non-citizen) travelling to Oman.

How to use this free insurance cover?

If you are diagnosed with Covid-19 during your travel in the country of destination, contact the Covid-19 assistance team of Oman Air.

It is mandatory to obtain pre-approval from Oman Air Covid-19 assistance team. Your expenses will only be settled directly with the clinic, hospital of the other medical or non-medical facility.

The insurance does not cover PCR test costs.

For PCR test facility, Oman Airports tweeted:

omanair.com

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