Oman Air becomes official carrier of Ironman
August 4, 2018: Internationally acclaimed sporting event Ironman 70.3 will be held in the Oman, supported by the Ministry of Tourism (MoT). The triathlon competition will be held in the capital city of Muscat. In the run up to the Ironman 70.3, Oman will also host its first ever 5i50 triathlon on November 2018 where the racers will have to swim 1.5 km, bike 40 km and run 10 km.
National carrier Oman Air will be supporting the event as the official carrier. Through this event thousands of athletes and spectators are expected to flock to Muscat. Oman Air offers up to 200 flights per day into Muscat which will ensure an easy and seamless access to all those that are participating in the event. Additionally Oman air will offer free bike carriage to the guests that will participate in Ironman event. For those guests that require accommodation and transfer services in addition to the air ticket, Oman Air Holidays has some great packages on offer.
Abdulaziz Al Raisi, CEO of Oman Air said, “We are very well placed to support a range of major events in Oman and offer dedicated services to groups travelling with Oman Air. In the past we have sponsored and supported many events ranging from sports to business and culture, in an effort to promote the diversity of our beautiful country. From large corporate gatherings to the Extreme Sailing Series, the European Golf Tour, Al Mouj Muscat Marathon and now the Ironman, Oman can be showcased in many different ways attracting a diverse audience to our beautiful country.”
The Ironman 70.3 race is organised by the Ironman Foundation in collaboration with Wanda Sports and Triathlon Middle East.