TUI Plans Chartered Muscat Flights for The Winter

A TUI Boeing climbs after takeoff.
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It is understood that TUI is planning to operate one-off chartered flights into Muscat, Oman, from three airports in the UK.

Based on data from, three sets of return flights will take place on November 30, with all the return flights happening on December 1.

TUI UK’s Plans For The One-Off Muscat Flights…

TUI Plans Chartered Muscat Flights for The Winter
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As it stands, these flights will operate from Birmingham, London Gatwick, and Manchester to the Omani capital of Muscat.

The Birmingham flight, flight TOM494, will depart Birmingham at 1330 local time and arrive in Muscat at 0030 local time the next day.

For the return, TOM495, it will depart the Omani capital at 0230 local time, before arriving back in Birmingham at 0635 local time.

The London Gatwick flight, TOM572, will depart at 1200 local time, and arrive in Muscat at 2250 local time.

For the return, TOM573, it will depart at 0050 local time the next day and arrive back at Gatwick at 0445 local time.

Finally, the Manchester flight, TOM262, will depart at 2300 local time, and arrive in Muscat at 1005 local time the next day.

The return, TOM263, will depart at 1300 local time and arrive back in Manchester at 1705 local time.

All three flights will be operated by the -8 variant of the Boeing 787 that TUI currently has in its fleet.

The Holiday Company Is Making Waves Currently…

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Looking away from Muscat, TUI is making waves ahead of the Summer 2023/24 season, with as many route offerings and charters being made as possible.

The most recent news came on Friday when it was revealed that it would be adding more flights to its Bournemouth base, including the addition of a second aircraft there.

In total, 60,000 extra seats are being planned by the operator for the summer 2024 season. This will represent a 33% increase in capacity at Bournemouth Airport compared to this year.

The allocation of the second-based aircraft at the Airport will facilitate the larger frequency of flights.

It is news like this, as well as from Muscat, where the airline and the holiday company will try to acquire as much revenue as possible in what is going to be a busy 12 months ahead.

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