Oman Air to be a part of Oneworld alliance by 2024

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Oneworld is now the only global airline alliance with three members in the Middle East. (QNA)
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  • Oman Air's entry into Oneworld will provide more flights and destinations to customers planning global travel across the alliance's members.
  • It makes Oneworld the only global airline alliance with three members in the Middle East after Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian.

Oneworld said that Oman Air will join the alliance membership, and it could be included in Oneworld in 2024. Post the inclusion, it will provide all the Oneworld benefits to its flight customers on around 1200 destinations across 170 countries.

The announcement came on the sidelines of the World Air Transport Summit (WATS) which followed IATA’s Annual General Meeting.

Qatar Airways will act as a sponsor for Oman Air’s entry into Oneworld, providing guidance and support as the airline integrates into the alliance.

Members of Oman Air’s Sindbad frequent flyer program will be able to earn and redeem miles on all Oneworld member airlines.

This includes top-tier members receiving additional benefits including lounge access when travelling with other Oneworld members.

Oman Air’s entry into Oneworld will provide more flights and destinations to customers planning global travel across the alliance’s members.

It makes Oneworld the only global airline alliance with three members in the Middle East after Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian.

Oman Air’s joining will add new destinations to the Oneworld network including Duqm and Khasab in Oman and Chittagong (Bangladesh).

Oneworld Emerald, Oneworld Sapphire and premium cabin customers will also gain access to three Oman Air lounges at Muscat, Salalah and Bangkok.

Upon joining Oneworld, Oman Air will be the third new member in the alliance during the last five years.

Royal Air Maroc joined Oneworld in April 2020 making it the first full member in the African Continent.

Alaska Airlines joined Oneworld in March 2021 making Oneworld the only global air alliance with two members from the US.

Launched in 1993, Oman Air is the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman.

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