Muscat: Strict check-in timings for passengers travelling from the new Muscat International Airport have been issued by the Board of Airline Representatives to all travel agents in the Sultanate. Passengers have to report three hours before their flight's scheduled time of departure at the new airport, while those who need to cancel their visas need to report four hours before the time of departure, according to the notice issued. This is applicable for, both, international and domestic flights.
"This directive is meant to help us to ensure smooth handling of passengers and timely departure of flights from the new terminal," said Dr. Abdul Razaq J. Al Raisi, Chairman, Board of Airline Representatives. The new Muscat International Airport will commence operation with first departure at 6:50 pm and arrival at 5:30 pm local time, on March 20, 2018.