Oman is a nation occupying the south-eastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula. To the west it borders Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). To the east it borders the Arabian Sea and to the north the Gulf of Oman. Its northernmost extension, on the Musandam Peninsula (separated from the rest of Oman by the UAE), overlooks the Strait of Hormuz and has a few miles of Persian Gulf coastline. Muscat, is the capital of Oman and the centre of the country's largest metropolitan area.

Latest updates

Country aircraft registration code = A4O

10 Nov 2017

Al Sharqiya Aviation is still looking to commence operations [update]

04 Mar 2017

Air Shabelle was founded to fill the gap of the air transport in Somalia [added]

26 Jul 2016

Al Sharqiya Aviation has secured its No Objection Certificates (NOC) from Oman's Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) [added]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

Air Shabelle  added: 2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Shabelle was founded to fill the gap of the air transport in Somalia , the aim of the airline in to provide a safe, comfortable, affordable air travel between Somalia domestically and internationally

Al Sharqiya Aviation  last update: 10Nov2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Al Sharqiya Aviation secured its No Objection Certificates (NOC) from Oman's Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA). Al Sharqiya Aviation (Muscat) has modified its business model with the start-up now looking to introduce Oman's first commercial helicopter services

CargOman   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1977 - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Dhofar City Airways   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : --
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Gulf Air Light Aircraft Division   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1981* - 1981
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Gulf Air Light Aircraft Division + Oman International Services =>Oman Aviation Services >Oman Air
Comments : Oman Air was formed as the result of a merger of the former Gulf Air Light Aircraft division and Oman International Services. First flight was in Mar1993

MAS (Muscat Aviation Services)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003 - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Oman Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

1993 - date
Airline Code : WY : OMA
Genealogy : Gulf Air Light Aircraft Division + Oman International Services =>Oman Aviation Services >Oman Air
Comments : Oman Air was formed as the result of a merger of the former Gulf Air Light Aircraft division and Oman International Services. First flight was in Mar1993

Oman Aviation Services   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1981 - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Gulf Air Light Aircraft Division + Oman International Services =>Oman Aviation Services >Oman Air
Comments : Oman Air was formed as the result of a merger of the former Gulf Air Light Aircraft division and Oman International Services

Oman International Services   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1970* - 1981
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Gulf Air Light Aircraft Division + Oman International Services =>Oman Aviation Services >Oman Air
Comments : Oman International Services was founded in 1970. Oman Air was formed as the result of a merger of the former Gulf Air Light Aircraft division & Oman International Services

Salalah Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Salalah Air has secured its No Objection Certificates (NOC) from Oman's Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA)

Salam Air  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Salam Air operates low cost services out of Seeb International, Muscat. Commenced revenue operations on 30Jan2017
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