first_imgOman Air with the launch of a new route to Guangzhou has initiated non-stop flights to mainland China.First unveiled in 2014, the new service can be considered the first direct air link between Oman and China, which the airline says will “help to strengthen political, economic and social links” between the two countries. The route is being launched with four weekly flights using a twin-aisle Airbus A330 aircraft.“It is always exciting to open a new destination and Guangzhou is a perfect choice to Oman Air’s network. Guangzhou, the 54th destination on the WY network, will be an added value meeting the demand of the traders and businessmen of the two countries, as well as to tradesmen from different neighbouring countries.” said Paul, CEO of Oman Air. “Gregorowitsch informed that the operation will initially offer four flights per week.Outbound flights will depart Muscat International Airport every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 10:15am and arrive at Guangzhou’s Baiyun International Airport at 9pm. The return services will leave the Chinese city every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:25am and land back in Muscat at 11am.last_img