Oman Air is the national airline of Oman. It operates scheduled domestic and international passenger services, as well as regional air taxi and charter flights. Its main base is Muscat International Airport.
Oman Air can trace its root back to 1970, when Oman International Services (OIS) was established. The company became a civil aircraft ground handling provider. In 1982, Oman Aviation Services jointly commenced jet services, along with Gulf Air. In 1993, Oman Air was founded. In the same year, the airline’s first international flight was operated to Dubai. Oman Air commenced its long-haul services in 2007. As of 2010, the Omani government holds a 99.8% stake in the airline.