Oman Air launches a new joint venture with DHL

Oman Air (Muscat), the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has announced, effective on March 1, 2013, the successful launch of its new joint venture freighter operation partnership with DHL.

Oman Air Cargo has signed an exclusive Block Space Agreement with DHL for utilizing DHL’s capacity in both directions of its operation between Muscat (MCT) and Dubai (DXB).

Oman Air Cargo has been rapidly growing since its launch in 2009, making significant inroads into online and off-line markets. Further to the current partnership with DHL on the DXB-MCT-DXB route, Oman Air Cargo is looking at widebody capacity opportunities in partnership with other operators and airlines, connecting from airports in Muscat and Salalah, as part of its expansion program.

DHL will operate a Boeing 757-200 PCF on a weekly schedule into Muscat, a partnership between DHL and Oman Air Cargo.

The new service will operate every Friday, using DHL’s Boeing 757-200 PCF aircraft, with flights from Dubai to Muscat departing at 16.30 and arriving at 17.30, and flights from Muscat to Dubai departing at 18.30 and arriving at 19.30. Flight capacity stands at 25,000kgs/150m3.

Top Copyright Photo: Paul Denton. Oman Air added four Embraer ERJ 175s for its regional passenger routes. Embraer ERJ 170-200STD (ERJ 175) A40-ED (msn 17000354) arrives at Dubai.

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Bottom Copyright Photo: DHL.