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December 27, 2021

Muscat: Passengers flying into or out of Muscat on Monday, 27 December will need to take notice of the rescheduling of some flights scheduled for that day, owing to the full network shutdown between 5pm and 8pm on 27 December at Muscat International Airport.

Among the airlines that have rescheduled their flights to and from Muscat is Air India. India’s national carrier has rescheduled 10 flights that clash with the timings of the network shutdown.

Please be advised that due to the full network shutdown at Muscat International Airport from 17:00 hours to 20:00 hours on 27 December, 2021, the following flights are rescheduled,” said Air India in a notice.

AI 985 that departs on 27 December from Muscat to Mumbai will now leave at 19:45 hrs, and arrive in Muscat at 21:15.

The Muscat-Ahmedabad flight (AI 1976) will depart from Oman at 22:00 and arrive in India at 2am. The return flight has now been scheduled for the morning of 28 December, departing at 3am and arriving at 4am.

AI 1984, which operates from Muscat to Mumbai, will depart Muscat at 5am on the morning of 28 December, and arrive in India just a few minutes after nine.

The Delhi-Muscat route has been rescheduled for 20:10 hrs on 27 December, with the flight arriving in Oman at 22:15. The return flight will take off at 23:00 hrs, and arrive in the Indian capital 10 minutes before four o'clock in the morning.

Four Air India Express flights have also been rescheduled. IX 117 from Delhi to Muscat will now depart from India at 20:50 hrs, arriving in Muscat at 22:30 on 27 December.

Similarly, the Muscat-Kochi route will begin at 23:15 on 27 December, arriving in India a few minutes before 4:30am. Another flight from Kerala (Kannur-Muscat on IX 713), will leave India at 20:30 on 27 December, and arrive in Muscat at a quarter to 11 at night.

The return flight will depart at 23:30 hrs, and arrive in Kannur at a quarter to five the next day.


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