Two Airbus 320 aircraft sent by the Indian government to rescue its nationals from Yemen were forced to wait at the Muscat International Airport on Monday after authorities in the strife-torn country refused pilots permission to land.
Oman Air’s expansion plan aims to see its fleet have 70 aircraft and services to 75 destinations by 2020.
Pakistan operated a special flight on Sunday, evacuating 502 nationals, mostly families, stranded in Yemen.
The first forum for power and water authorities in GCC countries opened at the Golden Tulip Hotel on Sunday. The two-day event held under the theme, 'Future Visions on Changing Customer Service Systems', saw representatives of power and water authorities from GCC countries discuss their challenges and experiences.
Statistics show that cybercrimes cost the world’s economy around US$445bn every year and another US$150bn due to loss of personal information such as stolen credit card details, according to Dr Salim Sultan al Ruzaiqi, CEO of the Information Technology Authority (ITA).
Oman Air’s inaugural flight from Muscat to Singapore took off on Sunday with special guests, stakeholders and media representatives.
The number of pre-paid and post-paid mobile phone subscribers in the sultanate has crossed 6.2mn, according to statistics issued by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).
Bank Muscat will receive applications from sports clubs and teams till April 23 for greening and infrastructure development of playgrounds across the sultanate, a press release stated.