Sunday, August 27, 2017

Oman Airways bringing back passengers stuck in Bangkok via five alternate routes

Muscat: An Oman Air flight on the Medina-Muscat-Bangkok route was cancelled on Friday due to a ‘technical glitch’ leading to the cancellation of Bangkok-Muscat flight.

The airline said on Saturday that alternative arrangements were made to bring passengers stuck in Bangkok.

“All passengers are travelling back to Muscat from Bangkok through five alternative routes,” according to Oman Air’s official twitter account. “All 215 guests who were booked on Oman Air flight WY812, August 25, from Bangkok to Muscat were accommodated in a hotel. All services to ensure their comfort were provided. Despite all airlines out of Bangkok being fully booked, Oman Air has made the following alternative arrangements to bring guests back to Muscat,” said an airline official.
“Ninety-two (92) guests will be travelling via Thai Airways on August 27th, 12 on Etihad Airways, 12 more on Jet Airways, 74 more on Thai Airways, two passengers on Qatar Airways and four passengers on Air India,” the official added. The airline has thanked passengers for their understanding and cooperation.
27/08/17 Muscat Daily