Sohar Airport has resumed its international flights after a long pause in operations due to COVID-19, Oman Airports announced.
“Marking its return to the international air traffic map after the halt since the start of COVID-19, Sohar Airport resumes international flights by operating the first Air Arabia flights with three weekly flights on Monday, Wednesday and Friday,” Oman Airports said in a statement.
In the statement, Mr. Mohammed bin Humaid Al Shuaili, Vice President of Regional Airports, said: “Efforts are still continuing to attract new direct lines to other regional destinations and through other well-known carriers, that will be announced soon.”
Mr. Ali Bin Thani Al Khaifi, Manager of Sohar Airport, added: “We are fully prepared to welcome all local and international airlines, in line with the efforts of the teams concerned with marketing our airports as one of the most significant regional and international destinations, emphasising at the same time to continue applying the highest standards of health and safety in implementation of the precautionary measures imposed by the competent authorities and the adaptation to provide everything that would ensure a safe and smooth travel experience for all users of Sohar Airport during the current period in light of all internationally approved travel protocols and standards.”
Source: Civil Aviation Authority – Qatar