Oman Air Sorts Manila Landing

Finally Finds Time To Land

18 August 2014

State Airline Oman Air has finally got the nod of Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) to fly at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) after its application was earlier refused by the airport authority last year for planning to fly peak and closed hours, where landing and take off slots are not available.

The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) requires clearance from the airport authority where landing slots requested are still available before a Foreign Air Carrier’s Permits (FACP) is granted allowing them to fly to the country. 

Earlier, CAB also denied application of Jet Airways, and Turkish Airlines for planning to use blocked time. 

CAB said Oman air was amenable to change their schedule but the available time slots affects flight plans of their other routes that uses the same aircraft in Muscat. 

Airline says they may have to wait until next year to mount flight when additional A330 aircraft are made available to their fleet.

Oman air is set to fly beginning summer of next year using Airbus A330-200 aircraft. No further details is disclosed.


  1. Oman Air is advancing flight launch to the Phiilippines by flying in 2 December with twice a week a330 service initially going to thrice weekly schedule from 13 December.

    Flight to Manila will depart Muscat around midday and arrive at NAIA in the early morning of the following day, Oman Air's Chief Executive Officer, Paul Gregorowitsch, said

  2. Muscat – Manila
    WY843 MCT1140 – 0005+1MNL 332 246
    WY844 MNL0350 – 0900MCT 332 357

    Day 4/5 service operates from 13DEC14

    From 02JAN15, service operates with following schedule:
    WY843 MCT1000 – 2220MNL 330 357
    WY844 MNL0600 – 1110MCT 330 146