MUSCAT: National airline Oman Air announced the flight tickets for football fans wishing to watch the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.
Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Dr. Khalid bin Abdulwahab Al Balushi, Senior Director of Government Affairs at Oman Air said prices for booking one-day flights start from OMR 99 for economy class and OMR 305 for business class, during the World Cup matches from November 20 to December 3, 2022.
To encourage citizens, special prices have been provided, starting from OMR 49 for economy class and OMR 155 for business class.
Oman Air will carry 3,000 football fans from Oman to Qatar daily.
Meanwhile, the Sultanate has announced a mult-trip tourist visa for “Hayya” card holders attending the Fifa World Cup 2022.
Lt. Col. Ahmed bin Saeed Al Ghafri, Director of Administrative and Financial Affairs at the General Directorate of Passports and Civil Status, informed that the World Cup fan visa for Hayya card holders will be free of charge and will be valid for 60 days.
Hayya card holder can also bring his family (first degree) and reside in Oman.