Services have been ramped up for the August 1 to October 29 period. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives

Dubai: Oman Air has announced that it will ramp up its India flights from August amid a surge in demand.

The airline will operate 10 weekly flights instead of seven weekly ones between Muscat and Kochi, Delhi, and Chennai in India between August 1 and October 29.

“We are pleased to announce additional frequencies effective next month as part of our comprehensive plans to better serve our international markets and meet our guests’ travel expectations during the holiday season,” said Hamad bin Mohamed Al Harthy, Regional Vice President Sales - Indian Subcontinent & Asia-Pacific.

The airline will operate a total of 122 flights per week between Muscat and its eight Indian destinations with the additional 18 flights per week, offering 10 flights per week in each direction to Delhi, Kochi, and Chennai, seven flights per week to Bangalore, Mumbai, Kozhikode, and Hyderabad, as well as three flights per week to Goa.

“The airline will offer wide-body service, including the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A330 in addition to the Boeing 737, between Muscat and destinations in India,” said Al Harthy.