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Oman to fine airline operators violating COVID protocols

December 19, 2021

Muscat: Aircraft operators will be fined in the event of carrying a passenger who has not met the travel requirements to the Sultanate of Oman, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said.

CAA said in its circular that based on the Civil Aviation Law of the Sultanate of Oman and the decisions of the Supreme Committee for dealing with Covid-19 , the Civil Aviation Authority hereby informs all aircraft operators operating in the Sultanate of Oman of the following :

Citizens of the Sultanate of Oman and the UAE, when travelling between the two countries, shall present the registration certificate in (https://covid19.emushrif.om/) with an upload of Covid-19 vaccination certificate as approved in the Sultanate of Oman and a negative result of Covid-19 PCR test conducted within 14 days prior to the scheduled time of arrival in the Sultanate of Oman.

Verification of passengers' documents before travelling to the Sultanate of Oman :

1. Aircraft operators shall verify that any passenger travelling to the Sultanate of Oman has met the requirements.

2. Air operators shall notify the passengers, prior to arrival, to prepare their documents for verification by the immigration and upon request by the airports staff.

3. Aircraft operators shall be fined in the event of carrying a passenger who has not met the travel requirements to the Sultanate of Oman.

Passengers' documents to be verified by aircraft operators prior to travel to the Sultanate of Oman :

1. If vaccinated as per the CAA Circular No. 20/2021 :

a ) Registration in (https://covid19.emushrif.om/)

b ) Vaccination Certificate .

c ) A negative result of COVID-19 PCR test, or a reservation for Covid-19 PCR test upon arrival to the Sultanate of Oman.

2. If NOT vaccinated as per the requirements of the CAA Circular No. 20/2021 :

a ) Registration in (https://covid19.emushrif.om/ )

b ) Negative result of COVID-19 PCR test as per the CAA Circular No. 20/2021

c ) Reservation for COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival to the Sultanate of Oman.

d ) Confirmed reservation of institutional quarantine except for Omani citizens and other categories excluded from the institutional quarantine.

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