Flights to Muscat – The Pride of Oman
The capital of Oman, Muscat, is an important trading port between the Eastern and Western part of the world. There are plenty of places to go to and things to see including the Al Jalali Fort, Al Mirani Fort and the Corniche Area. The Mutrah Souk, often described as the best in the Gulf region, sells handicrafts, gold and traditional Omani fare. Hand-embroidered mussar, spices, nuts and incense are very popular among the tourists and locals. The Sabco Center is also very popular for its collection of handicrafts. Tourists also try out the Halib or milk tea, and Sulaimani or black tea, sold at many shops on the waterfront at the Corniche area.
The Muscat International Airport is modern and offers free Wi-Fi. It has duty-free shopping and a variety of eateries, including an Irish style pub. Oman has hot weather throughout the year. The best time to visit is between November and March, in the winter season.
How to reach Muscat from major Indian cities
Muscat is a very popular destination in Oman, and has flights plying to it from all the major Indian cities. The leading domestic airlines with flights to Muscat include Jet Airways, Indigo Airlines, SpiceJet and Air India. Some of the prominent international airlines to fly to Muscat from India are Emirates, Etihad Airways, Oman Air, British Airways and Thai Airways International.
Bangalore to Muscat: There are three flights a week offered by Air India. Indigo Airlines offers 12 flights per week to Muscat. SpiceJet travels to Muscat on hopping connections. The international airlines to connect these 2 cities include British Airways and Etihad Airlines.
Chennai to Muscat: Travel to Muscat on a direct flight daily from Chennai on Air India. Jet Airways flights are routed via Mumbai. SpiceJet reaches its destination in about 7 hours 15 minutes. International airlines like Emirates, British Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Etihad Airways provides around 50 flights to Muscat daily.
Kolkata to Muscat: Reaching Muscat is easy on Air India hopping flights from Kolkata, via Mumbai and Chennai. A Jet Airways flight will take you to your destination in about 8 hours. The lowest fare on Indigo Airlines is about Rs. 11,715. International airlines to connect these cities include Emirates, British Airways and Etihad Airways.
New Delhi to Muscat: You can easily travel to Muscat from Delhi on a direct Air India flight, which departs daily at 19:25 PM. There are about 9 connections daily on Indigo Airlines. You can reach Muscat on Jet Airways in about 3 hours 35 minutes. Emirates, British Airways, Etihad Airways and Malaysia Airlines offer around 45-50 options daily.
Mumbai to Muscat: A daily, direct flight will take you to Muscat on Air India. Jet Airways will take you to your destination in 2 hours 50 minutes approximately. SpiceJet flies to Muscat via Ahmedabad. The prominent international airlines to connect Mumbai to Muscat are Emirates, British Airways, Etihad Airways and Malaysia Airlines.
How to reach Muscat from major International cities
Muscat, a popular global destination, is served by several international airlines like Emirates, British Airways, Etihad Airways, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Thai Airways International and Singapore Airlines.
New York to Muscat: Fly from the Big Apple to Muscat on British Airways which has about 12 connections daily. Lufthansa flights have stopovers at Frankfurt.
London to Muscat: Travel to Muscat on Emirates and Etihad Airways which have at least 6 connections each to your destination. Oman Air offers a non-stop flight.
Singapore to Muscat: Travel on Emirates to reach Muscat as it has the maximum number of flights. Air India and Jet Airways also ply between these 2 cities.
Sydney to Muscat: It is easy to connect with Muscat, on Etihad Airways which has about 30 flights daily in this sector. Qatar Airways offers the fastest connection.
The stopovers are at Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Singapore, Doha, Frankfurt, Kuala Lumpur, London, Istanbul, Zurich, Munich and Dubai among other places.
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