Oman Air takes off to Tehran

Services to Iranian capital start on September 1.
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Oman Air will launch a new daily service between Muscatand the Iranian capital Tehranfrom 1st September 2012.

Flights will depart Muscat for Tehran at 0200 (3 days per week) and 0930 (4 days per week) and return from Tehran at 0610 (3 days per week) and 1240 (4 days per week) all times local, offering good connections to onward destinations within Oman Air’s network. Tickets can be booked immediately through or local travel agents.

The new Muscat-Tehran route will be operated using Oman Air’s new Embraer 175 regional jets, which offer superb levels of comfort in both Business and Economy Classes. The airline took delivery of two of these much-acclaimed aircraft in 2011 and two more will enter service later this year.

Announcing the new service, Wayne Pearce, Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are extremely pleased to be launching our new service between Muscat andTehran and to be offering customers the opportunity to travel aboard our outstanding Embraer 175 regional jets. Tehran offers visitors the opportunity to gain insights into not only Iran’s unique culture, but also its rich and ancient history. Furthermore, Tehran is a major business hub and we anticipate strong demand from both business and leisure passengers.


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