Apr 03, 2017: Oman Air has celebrated the launch of its inaugural flight WY721 to Nairobi, Kenya.

The four times weekly flight to Nairobi operated by a Boeing 737-800, is Oman Air’s first service to Kenya. The flight will open up easy access to Oman Air’s outstanding range of destinations for customers from Kenya as well as helping to strengthen political, economic and social links between Oman and Kenya.

At Nairobi there will be convenient connections to other points in Africa in cooperation with Kenyan Airways. In Muscat the guests can avail excellent connections offered by Oman Air to its destinations in the Far East, Indian Subcontinent, Europe and GCC countries.

Nairobi is one of Kenya’s most dynamic cities with a vibrant cultural life, fabulous places to eat and exciting locations to visit.

Abdulrahman Al Busaidy, deputy CEO and executive vice president, Commercial, Oman Air’s, said, “The launch of this route is a significant milestone for Oman Air and is in direct response to customer demand. Oman and Kenya have been trading for many years and there have been recent moves between both countries to increase the synergies between both countries and build on the rising level of trade. We are confident that this latest expansion by Oman Air will help develop growing relations between both countries and also increase tourism and VFR traffic between our two nations.”

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