Go First Indian low-cost carrier formerly known as GoAir has resumed its international flight operation between India and Oman from March 27. As of now, the airline started operating between Muscat and two Indian cities namely Mumbai and Kannur.
The scheduled flight service between both countries has been restored after nearly a year and a half of disruption due to the Coronavirus pandemic. During the period flights are only operated under Air Bubble arrangements.
Now, the DGCA of India has approved the summer schedule for the international operation which allows six Indian airlines including Go First and 60 international airlines from over 40 countries to operate 3,249 weekly flights to/from India.
Out of 3249 scheduled flights, Go First has allowed operating at 74 departures a week.
International Flights Between India And Oman
The first scheduled flight between the two countries following the pandemic arrived in Muscat at 10:05 a.m. on Sunday from Kannur.
As per the details shared by Go First, it will operate four weekly flights from Mumbai on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, as well as three flights from Kannur on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
|Flight No||Departure||Dep. Time||Arrival||Arr. Time||Frequency|
|G830||Muscat||01:30||Mumbai||05:45||Mon, Tue, Fri, Sun|
|G829||Mumbai||22:55||Muscat||00:30||Mon, Thu, Sat, Sun|
|G856||Muscat||11:50||Kannur||16:45||Wed, Fri, Sun|
|G829||Kannur||08:30||Muscat||10:50||Wed, Fri, Sun|
Kaushik Khona, CEO, GoFirst, said:
“Relationship between India and Oman date back to several millenniums. The countries have a rich history of trade, and it has grown manifold over the years. We at GO FIRST are delighted to resume direct flights to Oman and this move will benefit both the countries to further strengthen bilateral ties.”