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Oman Air is the national airline of Oman and was founded in June 1993, headquartered at Muscat International Airport (MCT) in Muscat. The airline has codeshare agreements with EmiratesEthiopian AirlinesGaruda IndonesiaKLMMalaysia AirlinesRoyal JordanianSriLankan Airlines and Turkish Airlines and more.

in 2015, Oman Air won two awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East, where the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman came top in the ‘Middle East's Leading Airline - Business Class’ and ‘Middle East's Leading Airline - Economy Class’ categories. It was also named the winner of the ’Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East’ award at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2015.

Did you know that you could book Oman Air flights on finance as well as pay with 160 different currencies including Omani Riyal?

Baggage Policy

Baggage allowance will depend on the ticket fare you purchased at the time of booking.

Carry-on Baggage

The carry-on baggage allowance for Economy Class passengers is one piece of carry-on baggage with a maximum weight of 7kg / 15lbs. The carry-on baggage allowance for Business Class and Economy Class passengers is two pieces of carry-on baggage weighing no more than 7kg / 15lbs each.

Checked Baggage

Economy Class passengers are allowed two pieces of baggage with a combined weight of 30kg / 66lbs. Business Class and First Class passengers are permitted two pieces of checked baggage with a combined weight of no more than 50kg / 110lbs. Each item must not exceed 158 linear cm. No single baggage should weigh more than 32kg / 70lbs.

Cabin Classes

Oman Air officially has 3 cabin classes. - Economy, Business and First Class.

Economy Class

Economy Class has been revamped with a brand new look of bold colours and modern upholstery. Feel like you are part of the Oman scenery as the design is influenced by the sunset and sea colours of Oman.

Economy Class Facilities

Included in the Economy Class are 10.6-inch individual TV screens supported with an ARIA entertainment system. This offers a wide range of the latest movies, games and TV shows. In addition to this, the airline offers WiFi connectivity, a USB port and two power ports to help charge your devices. A wide range of meals is included with the tastes of the destinations that passengers are flying to. Amenity kits are provided with inspiring prints of Oman architecture and delights.

What are Economy Class Seats Like?

Standard seats are free in Economy Class. Choosing seats or being in the Exit Row or Front Row comes with a small fee. Choice seats are free in Freedom Economy.

Business Class

With Oman Air's award-winning Business Class service you'll feel the luxury from the moment you step into the airport until the second you touch down at your destination.

Business Class Facilities

You won't be bored on your Oman Air flight as each seat has a 17inch personal monitor so that you can enjoy their award-winning selection of entertainment services.

What are Business Class Seats Like?

Business Class seats convert into a 180-degree 77.5-inch fully-flat bed. Each with electronically controlled leg and backrests, you'll find the position where you feel the most comfortable in your seat. Each seat has a separate cocktail table, so you have enough room to eat, read and work. You won't need to worry about your devices running out of battery with two USB ports built into your seat. Business Class guests onboard Oman Air flights can enjoy unisex Amouage kits including body lotion, facial moisturiser and lip balm.

First Class

An unmatched level of luxury is offered to premium class guests including lie-flat seats, direct aisle access and a la carte dining for every guest in First Class.

First Class Facilities

Relax in the exclusive Arrival and Departure lounges at Muscat International Airport. Throughout the flight, a wide-ranging menu of both modern and traditional fine dining and Arabic signature dishes will be served at your convenience.

What are First Class Seats Like?

With just six seats within the First Class cabin, together with a luxurious lounge area, the guest experience is akin to flying in an exclusive private jet. The First Class Mini-Suite offers the longest lie-flat seat available on any commercial airliner and is set within a massive 87-inch pitch. Furthermore, with a 25.5-inch wide seat, an eight-point massage system built in, stowage for hand luggage, dedicated space to hang a coat and a huge 23-inch video monitor, Oman Air’s First Class Mini-Suite is in a class of its own.

In-flight Entertainment & WIFI

Passengers can enjoy Arabic and International media as well as up-to-date TV shows, music and games.


Watch your favourite cooking shows as well as side-splitting comedies on board. You can choose from addictive series as well as entertaining kid's shows.


Movies are updated monthly with some of the best Hollywood, Bollywood, Arabic and international films. This month, find award-winning movies as well as family-friendly hits.

Food & Drink

Oman Air offers a variety of food and drinks once onboard your flight. Special meals are also available to pre-purchase before your flight.

Oman Air Meal Options

Passengers travelling in First Class will enjoy a menu inspired by Omani, Arabic and International cuisine. Passengers can order from the a la carte menu at any time during their flight that best suits them.

Business class passengers can also enjoy a la carte cuisine inspired by a range of cultures. The meals will be served in bespoke dinnerware.

Business class passengers will be served a wide range of tasty dishes, inspired by the region they are travelling to.

Special Dietary Requirements

If you have a special diet and require a special meal, you can order this when making a booking, or at least 24 hours before flying. The following is a list of the special meals available to pre-order:

Special Meals

Children’s Meal

Fruit Platter Meal

Raw Vegetable Meal

Medical/Dietary Meal

Vegetarian (Hindu) Meal

Diabetic Meal

Gluten Intolerant Meal

Low-Calorie Meal

Low Fat Meal

Low Sodium Meal

Low Lactose Meal

Vegetarian (Vegan) Meal

Vegetarian (Lacto - Ovo) Meal

Vegetarian Raw Meal

Vegetarian Meal

Religious Meal

Moslem Meal

Vegetarian Jain Meal

Drinks & Alcohol

First Class passengers can enjoy champagnes, fine wines and exclusive teas by Dammann Freres. Business class passengers can also enjoy champagne amongst a selection of other beverages.


Oman Air passengers can check in online for a quick and easy airport journey.

Online Check-in

Passengers flying with Oman Air will find online check-in available between 48 hours and 90 minutes before your flight's departure time. You can check-in online by inputting your booking reference and last name.

Airport Check-in

Airport check-in counter for Oman Air close 60 minutes prior to your flight's scheduled departure time.

Frequent Flyer Programme

Oman Air's frequent flyer programme is called 'Sindbad'.


Oman Air offers a frequent flyer program called Sindbad to reward regular passengers with the airline. Sindbad membership earns you Sindbad miles both in the air and on the ground. The more Sindbad miles you earn, the more your choices are to spend them. You can choose to spend your Sindbad miles for free flights, flight upgrades, exciting raffles, promotions and more.

Airline Alliance

Oman Air is not part of any airline alliance however it does partner with many carriers around the world while having a special partnership with some select carriers. These partnerships extend the reach of Oman Air's network to many more destinations around the world for its customers. These partnerships benefits offer benefits to Oman Air's passenger through ticketing, through check-in of baggage, through check-in with boarding passes and seat assignment for connecting flights.

Airlines with codeshare/ interline agreements with Oman Air include, but are not limited to, Qatar AirwaysLufthansaGulf AirEtihad AirwaysKLMThai AirwaysTurkish AirlinesQantasAir CanadaCathay Pacific.

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Destinations that Oman Air flies to

Oman Air flies to over 40 destinations including Cairo, Paris, Munich, Delhi, Goa, Manila, Moscow, Dubai and London, among others.

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Hub Airport

Muscat International Airport (MCT)

Oman Air is based at Muscat International Airport (MCT). The airport is the main airport serving Oman. Other airlines which fly to and from this airport include Air ArabiaAir BlueAir IndiaBritish AirwaysEgyptAirEthiopian AirlinesKuwait AirwaysSaudiaSriLankan AirlinesSwiss International Airlines and Thai Airways.


As of April 2022, Oman Air's fleet consists of a total of 55 aircraft with 11 on order:

  • 4 x Airbus A330-200
  • 6 x Airbus A330-300
  • 15 x Boeing 737-800
  • 5 x Boeing 737-900ER
  • 13 x Boeing 737 MAX 8 with 7 on order
  • 2 x Boeing 787-8
  • 10 x Boeing 787-9 with 4 on order

Frequently asked questions

Are Oman Air part of the Oneworld Alliance?

No, Oman Air is not a member of the Oneworld Alliance or any airline alliance. It does have codeshare agreements with airlines that are in the Oneworld Alliance, including SriLankan Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Royal Jordanian Airlines, among others.

Does Oman Air serve alcohol?

Yes, alcohol is available onboard Oman Air in all classes. First Class passengers are able to enjoy a selection of champagnes and fine wines. Business Class travellers also have access to champagne.

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Alternative Airlines is proud to be one of the few online travel companies that offer PayPal as a payment option for flight(s) tickets. PayPal is one of the most used payment options at Alternative Airlines as it's safe and secure to use! PayPal can be used to pay for flights with ANY of the 600+ airlines we ticket on our site, including Oman Air. Please note that PayPal will be available at checkout depending on the country you reside in.

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Can I use PayPal to pay for flights on Oman Air' official site?

No, Oman Air doesn't offer PayPal or PayPal Credit as a payment option on their site directly. But, when you book through Alternative Airlines you can buy ANY Oman Air flight and pay using PayPal without any hassles. All you need is an existing PayPal account to use PayPal.

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If you wish to buy Oman Air flights using PayPal Credit, just follow the step-by-step guide from above but instead of selecting 'PayPal', you'll need to pick 'PayPal Credit' at checkout. Once PayPal has done a quick eligibility check and you've been approved for a loan, you'll receive your Oman Air e-ticket via email.