The settlement was signed between Oman Air, the flag service of the Sultanate, and Qatar Airways.
Muscat: Soccer followers from Oman who intend on travelling to Qatar to observe the upcoming FIFA World Cup now have much more choices to journey between the 2 international locations, because of a brand new settlement signed to spice up connectivity.
As a part of the settlement, 21 day by day flights will function between Muscat and Doha for supporters of the groups taking part in on the World Cup.
The settlement was signed between Oman Air, the flag service of the Sultanate, and Qatar Airways. The settlement was signed within the presence of Azzan Qasim Al Busaidi, Undersecretary for Tourism on the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, Najeeb Yahya Al Balushi, Oman’s ambassador to Qatar, Abdulaziz Saud Al Raisi, CEO of Oman Air, and Haitham Mohammed Al Ghassani, Director-Basic of Tourism Promotion.
The Ministry of Heritage and Tourism is ready to move the steering committee of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, underneath the chairmanship of Al Busaidi, together with members from the Ministry of Tradition, Sports activities and Youth, the Royal Oman Police, Oman Air, Omran Group and Oman Airports Firm.
Al Busaidi mentioned: “The settlement displays the robust bonds between the 2 international locations and the Sultanate of Oman’s keenness to contribute to the success of the World Cup, which, being held for the primary time in an Arab nation, provides an important alternative to advertise Oman’s tourism locations.
Al Raisi mentioned: “The 2 sides agreed to deal with the 21 World Cup flights as native flights relatively than exterior flights. Tickets for flights between the 2 international locations through the World Cup can be shared by the 2 airline corporations. Oman can be given leverage as a tourism vacation spot, which entails a set of tourism packages at aggressive costs for the World Cup public wishing to go to Oman.”
“The truth is, the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 constitutes a golden alternative for the entire GCC area usually, and the Sultanate of Oman, specifically,” Al Raisi added.