Oman suspends all flights from March 29, except cargo

posted on 24th March 2020 by Eddie Saunders
Oman suspends all flights from March 29, except cargo

Oman announced on Tuesday it was suspending all internal and international flights as of March 29, except cargo operations and flights to Musandam.

The Supreme Committee for Dealing with Covid 19 has issued the following decisions:

  • All domestic and international flights to and from the Sultanate’s airports will be suspended, starting from March 29, 2020. However, flights to Musandam Governorate have been exempted from this.
  • The committee also decided that the relevant authorities to bring back the citizens, and scholarship students in particular, to the homeland. The committee directed the competent authorities to provide them with institutional isolation, and to use the latest technical means to track offenders who are isolated and quarantined, to ensure that the virus does not spread.
  • Opening a bank account to receive financial donations under the management of the Ministry of Health. The Ministry will announce the details of this account.
  • The Committee called on all members of society and institutions to adhere to the precautionary and preventive measures including avoiding gatherings, including those at homes.