15 August, 2022

Oman Air to operate 48 Match Day Shuttle flights between Muscat and Doha for football world cup

The national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Air has confirmed it will offer more flights for football fans during this winter's FIFA World Cup being held in Qatar.

The airline has said it will operate 48 Match Day Shuttle flights between Muscat and Doha from 21st November to 3rd December 2022. Oman Air offers wide-body service, including Boeing 787 Dreamliner between Muscat and Doha. Passengers on shuttle flights will enjoy Oman Air’s exceptional award-winning products and services, both in the air and on the ground, and its signature Omani hospitality is accessible to guests on every flight.

Return Match Day Shuttle flights can be booked on the Oman Air website (omanair.com) with prices starting from 49 OMR for Economy Class and 155 OMR for Business Class. Fares include fees, taxes, airport charges, and hand baggage allowance.

Passengers are advised to arrive in Doha at least four hours before the start of a match due to the high frequency of flights each day. In addition, all passengers must register for a Hayya card (fan ID) prior to their flight, as this is required for travel on all Match Day Shuttle flights and for entry into Qatar.

Throughout the tournament, football fans can book their Match Day Shuttle flights, which provide a smooth and comfortable 24-hour experience between Muscat and Doha. The service is intended to seamlessly connect fans to Qatar so that they can attend their respective matches. A no-check-in baggage policy also allows passengers to plan an easy-in, easy-out travel itinerary. 

Football fans to the region can also visit Muscat to experience thrilling adventures, breathtaking natural beauty, and genuine Omani hospitality through a variety of stopover packages available from Oman Air Holidays. Whether stopping for a few hours, overnight or for several days, the Sultanate of Oman has something to appeal to every traveller's itinerary.

Hormuz Grand Muscat, A Radisson Collection Hotel

Places to stay in Oman......

Hormuz Grand Muscat, A Radisson Collection Hotel

A luxury stay in the capital of Oman

Set where east meets west, the Hormuz Grand Muscat, a Radisson Collection Hotel celebrates a new kind of luxury, rich in culture overlooking the Muscat Mountains. The hotel exceeds the expectations of the modern traveller and is the ideal business and leisure destination. This top-quality hotel is centrally located between Muscat International Airport, Ministries, the popular Muscat Hills, and Al Mouj Golf course. Overlooking the fast-growing Central Business District of Seeb and being in close proximity to some popular landmarks and shopping destinations as well as the New Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre make Hormuz Grand Muscat the ideal attraction for business, leisure, and tourism.

Whether you are visiting Muscat for business or leisure, this hotel has everything you need. After a day of meetings or exploring, relax in one of the 231 elegantly appointed spacious rooms and suites, each with 5-star amenities like free high-speed Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service.
Hormuz Grand Muscat, A Radisson Collection Hotel
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Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat

Explore the beautiful Gulf of Oman

the Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat is perfect for business visits and relaxing vacations.
Located by Muscat's central business district and prime shopping, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat is perfect for business visits and relaxing vacations. Located just 15 kilometres from Muscat International Airport, guests can enjoy the bustle and culture of this capital city, as well as the beauty of nearby mountains and beaches along the Gulf of Oman. Choose from 153 comfortable rooms and suites with climate control and free Wi-Fi. This stylish hotel has two restaurants and three bars that offer a variety of cuisine and ambience. Visit the health club for a refreshing swim in the outdoor, temperature-controlled pool. 

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