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Oman Air flights to Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam from Oct 1

23 Sep 2020

Oman Air will return to scheduled operations on October 1 with services to 18 cities in 12 countries including two flights per week connecting Muscat and Zanzibar in Tanzania. The flights will depart from Oman on Thursdays and Saturdays, and return on Thursdays and Sundays. 

Flights to Dar es Salaam, also in Tanzania, will also depart on Thursdays and Saturdays with return flights on Thursdays and Sundays, the airline stated.

Passengers to Zanzibar andDar es Salaam do not need to take a coronavirus test before they travel or when they arrive at their destination and no quarantine is required. Citizens of Oman are not required to obtain a visa; citizens of other nations should review official sources of information to determine if they need a visa to enter Tanzania.

‘Oman Air will maintain its comprehensive safety programme throughout all stages of the journey to ensure that guests fly confidently. 

Masks are required when guests are on board the aircraft and in Oman’s airports. Distancing is maintained while guests board and exit the aircraft, which are carefully cleaned after each flight and at the end of every day,’ the airline stated. ‘Cabin crew will wear a full set of personal protective equipment, meal service has been modified to further ensure safety and a number of other steps have been taken to ensure that the airline’s guests and crew are safe at all times.’

People who are planning to travel to Muscat should visit the Civil Aviation Authority website,, to ensure they are prepared to comply with the requirements to enter the sultanate. People departing from Oman should also ensure that they are aware of all pre-departure requirements and requirements during their flights.


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