British Airways begins direct London – Muscat service

The carrier previously flew between the two cities via Abu Dhabi



British Airways has begun direct flights between Muscat and London.

The company previously flew between the two cities via Abu Dhabi with a combined journey time of nine hours and 45 minutes.

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Now the direct service, which operates five times a week, will reduce flight time between the two cities to seven hours and 15 minutes.

British Airways said the route would be operated by a Boeing 777 featuring first, business, premium economy and economy cabins.

BA0079 will depart London Heathrow Terminal 5 at 7:50pm and reach Muscat International at 7:05am the next day.

BA0080 will then leave Muscat at 10:55am and land in London at 2:55pm on the same today.