Coronavirus: Oman to resume international flights on Oct. 1

Indian nationals residing in Oman queue with their luggage at the check-in counter at a terminal in Muscat International Airport. (File photo: AFP)

Oman will resume all international flights to and from the country starting from October 1 with strict measures in place to prevent the coronavirus from spreading, the Civil Aviation Authority in the country said in a statement on Thursday.

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Domestic flights between the capital Muscat and the city of Salalah will also resume at the start of the month, the statement said.

All arriving passengers who are staying in the country for longer than 7 must wear a tracking bracelet linked to the Tarrasud+ mobile application – which they must download prior to their flight – and quarantine for a period of 14 days.

All arriving passengers will be asked to take a COVID-19 PCR test when they land in Oman, according to the authority.

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Last Update: Thursday, 24 September 2020 KSA 16:32 - GMT 13:32
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