GCC residents wishing to visit the UAE from today need a pre-arranged visit visa to proceed by air or road. This ends the visa on arrival facility except for nationals from 46 countries which have a mutual agreement in place with UAE.
The GCC resident card needs to be valid for a minimum of 3 months and the passport 6 months to apply for a visa online.
The website for the visa application is https://www.ednrd.ae/
As per the official notification the visas will be issued within 48 hours. Better to plan ahead before travelling.
Airlines will be strictly implementing the visa guidelines at Muscat and Salalah airports and will not allow boarding without a valid UAE visa.
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A clip of the Red Bull F1 showrun in Muscat.
Apart from the resort showcasing its wedding facilities there would also be other suppliers displaying their wedding related products and services.
Contenders in the running include the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A350. Both are modern light weight aircraft capable of flying long haul routes and are not fuel guzzlers unlike older models of aircraft.
This expansion would enable Oman Air to open up new destinations on the cards like Madrid, Rome, Brussels, Moscow and Shanghai.
Boeing would be the ideal choice since Oman Air already operates the Dreamliner 8 series but the Airbus A350 is sure going to give it a run for its money no doubt.