MUSCAT: Oman Air announced it has signed a code-share agreement with Kenya Airways in a deal that will cover services between Muscat and Nairobi effective August 28, 2017.The deal will allow connectivity to Kenya Airways customers in accessing Muscat directly from Nairobi. Oman Air launched flights to Nairobi in March this year.
Oman Air said the code-share comes as trade between Kenya and Oman grows, while Kenya Airways said the deal will help increase competitive offerings.
Oman Air signs codeshare deal with Kenya Airways
Oman Air has implemented a codeshare agreement with Kenya Airways covering services between Muscat and Nairobi.
It is the latest in a line of codeshare deals from Oman Air, which has also recently linked up with Gulf Air, Royal Jordanian and Malaysia Airlines.
The new partnership will allow seamless connectivity to Kenya Airways customers in accessing Muscat directly from Nairobi.
Oman Air launched its flights to Nairobi in March this year.
On the Nairobi – Muscat route, KQ will place its codeshare flight numbers on the Oman Air flights operating on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
Commenting on the new code share agreement, Paul Gregorowitsch, Chief Executive of Oman Air, said: “Oman Air is very happy with the implementation of this code share agreement with Kenya Airways.
“Through this partnership, Oman Air extends its exemplary services to guests of Kenya Airways.
“Trade between Kenya and Oman has been growing steadily over the years and this latest agreement with Kenya Airways is a natural progression, following the launch of our new flight from Muscat to Nairobi in March this year.”