Muscat: Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is debuting its codeshare flights connecting Oman and the USA, which will streamline travel from Muscat to New York and Miami, via Milan, through its partnership with Air Italy.
Additional US destinations, which are expected to be announced in the coming months, are likely to be added in time for the summer season.
Under the initial agreement, which was established in December 2019, Air Italy’s “IG” code was placed on Oman Air’s flights between Milan's Malpensa Airport and Muscat.
At the same time Oman Air put its “WY” code on Air Italy flights between Malpensa and Rome Fiumicino, Naples, Cagliari (Sardinia), Palermo and Catania (Sicily) and Lamezia Terme (Calabria).
Oman Air operates 10 round-trip flights each week to Milan’s Malpensa Airport, with daily service to the Italian city.
Air Italy offers daily round-trip flights from Milan to New York and six flights per week from Milan to Miami, all using Airbus A330 wide-body aircraft, according to Oman Observer.