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Oman Air to resume Zanzibar services

3 May 2011 by BusinessTraveller

Muscat-based Oman Air is to resume flights to the East African destination of Zanzibar later this month, and will also launch services between Salalah and Dubai.

The carrier will operate a twice-weekly service between Salalah and Dubai from May 4 (Wednesdays and Saturdays), and three-times weekly flights between Muscat and Zanzibar from May 16 (Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays).

There are currently no direct, non-stop flights between the UK and Zanzibar, the autonomous region of the United Republic of Tanzania. Oman Air recently announced a codeshare agreement with Bmi, allowing customers to book flights from Bmi’s UK departure points through to Oman Air’s hub in Muscat (see online news April 1).

For more information visit omanair.com.

Report by Mark Caswell

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