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Cheap Flights from Muscat

Kayak kindly provide RSS feeds which show the lowest fares found by users during the past two days. They are economy class fares (displayed here in Omani Rials), including taxes, that were actually available on the dates mentioned, not merely ‘hypothetical’ fares that ‘might’ be available (but in reality are almost impossible to find)! Having said that, bear in mind that the fares may no longer be available by the time you try to find them. Nevertheless, they should give a pretty good indication of what the current lower end of the market fares are.

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Lowest Return Fares From Muscat, Oman to ...Anywhere

FromToFare in OMRAirlineDeparting on MM/DD/YY
MCTDubai, United Arab Emirates (DXB-Dubai International)48flydubai04/11/2015
MCTDubai, United Arab Emirates (XNB-Dubai Shei Bus Station)96Etihad Airways04/1/2015
MCTMina Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates (DWC-Al Maktoum Intl )101Gulf Air05/9/2015
MCTBangkok, Thailand (BKK-Suvarnabhumi Airport)139Etihad Airways06/11/2015
MCTSharjah, United Arab Emirates (SHJ-Sharjah)51Air Arabia04/1/2015
MCTJeddah, Saudi Arabia (JED-King Abdulaziz Intl)81Saudia06/2/2015
MCTCairo, Egypt (CAI-Cairo)101Qatar Airways05/27/2015
MCTBeirut, Lebanon (BEY-Beirut)108Etihad Airways04/25/2015
MCTManila, Philippines (MNL-Ninoy Aquino Intl)223Etihad Airways06/16/2015
MCTIstanbul, Turkey (IST-Ataturk & other airports)169Gulf Air05/5/2015
MCTLondon, United Kingdom (LON-All airports)233Turkish Airlines04/15/2015
MCTLondon, United Kingdom (LHR-Heathrow)234Etihad Airways05/29/2015
MCTMumbai, India (BOM-Chhatrapati Shivaji)78Air India04/17/2015
MCTIstanbul, Turkey (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen)200Qatar Airways05/1/2015
MCTLondon, United Kingdom (LGW-Gatwick)233Turkish Airlines06/9/2015
MCTBahrain, Bahrain (BAH-Bahrain Intl )85Etihad Airways05/25/2015
MCTLondon, United Kingdom (LCY-London City Airport)273Lufthansa04/27/2015
MCTKuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl )152Etihad Airways08/8/2015
MCTNew Delhi, India (DEL-Indira Gandhi Intl)109Etihad Airways04/13/2015
MCTAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (AUH-Abu Dhabi Intl)81British Airways03/30/2015

Lowest Return Fares From Muscat, Oman to Europe

FromToFare in OMRAirlineDeparting on MM/DD/YY
MCTIstanbul, Turkey (IST-Ataturk & other airports)169Gulf Air05/5/2015
MCTIstanbul, Turkey (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen)200Qatar Airways05/1/2015
MCTFrankfurt am Main, Germany (FRA-Frankfurt)186Etihad Airways04/25/2015
MCTParis, France (CDG-Ch. De Gaulle)212Gulf Air04/21/2015
MCTMilan, Italy (MXP-Malpensa)213Turkish Airlines09/17/2015
MCTParis, France (ORY-Orly)266British Airways05/18/2015
MCTMilan, Italy (LIN-Linate)236Lufthansa05/27/2015
MCTMunich, Germany (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss)203Turkish Airlines09/16/2015
MCTBasel, Switzerland (BSL-EuroAirport Swiss)240Turkish Airlines06/3/2015
MCTBarcelona, Spain (BCN-Barcelona)233Turkish Airlines04/29/2015
MCTAthens, Greece (ATH-Eleftherios V.)197Turkish Airlines04/27/2015
MCTZurich, Switzerland (ZRH-Zurich Intl)196Etihad Airways06/4/2015
MCTLarnaca, Cyprus (LCA-Larnaca)213Qatar Airways04/29/2015
MCTAmsterdam, Netherlands (AMS-Schiphol)219Etihad Airways04/4/2015
MCTConstanta, Romania (CND-Kogalniceanu)232Turkish Airlines04/21/2015
MCTBudapest, Hungary (BUD-Ferihegy)232Turkish Airlines04/29/2015
MCTSofia, Bulgaria (SOF-Sofia)209Turkish Airlines04/29/2015
MCTPorto, Portugal (OPO-Porto)313Turkish Airlines07/15/2015
MCTSaint Petersburg, Russia (LED-Pulkovo)243Turkish Airlines04/29/2015

Lowest Return Fares From Muscat, Oman to Asia

FromToFare in OMRAirlineDeparting on MM/DD/YY
MCTBangkok, Thailand (BKK-Suvarnabhumi Airport)139Etihad Airways06/11/2015
MCTManila, Philippines (MNL-Ninoy Aquino Intl)223Etihad Airways06/16/2015
MCTMumbai, India (BOM-Chhatrapati Shivaji)78Air India04/17/2015
MCTKuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl )152Etihad Airways08/8/2015
MCTNew Delhi, India (DEL-Indira Gandhi Intl)109Etihad Airways04/13/2015
MCTColombo, Sri Lanka (CMB-Bandaranayake Intl )121Etihad Airways04/16/2015
MCTShanghai, China (SHA-Hongqiao & other airports)285SriLankan Airlines06/18/2015
MCTShanghai, China (PVG-Pu Dong)285SriLankan Airlines06/18/2015
MCTKochi, India (COK-Kochi)134Jet Airways04/24/2015
MCTJakarta, Indonesia (CGK-Soekarno-Hatta Intl)176Etihad Airways04/23/2015
MCTGoa, India (GOI-Dabolim)126Etihad Airways04/21/2015
MCTSingapore, Singapore (SIN-Changi)202Jet Airways04/18/2015
MCTKarachi, Pakistan (KHI-Quaid-E-Azam Intl)106Pakistan Intl Air04/22/2015
MCTKozhikode, India (CCJ-Kozhikode)132Etihad Airways04/17/2015
MCTDenpasar, Indonesia (DPS-Bali Ngurah Rai)319Etihad Airways04/19/2015
MCTMale, Maldives (MLE-Male)179Etihad Airways05/13/2015
MCTAhmedabad, India (AMD-Ahmedabad)108Multiple Airlines04/14/2015
MCTChennai, India (MAA-Chennai)103Jet Airways04/27/2015
MCTIslamabad, Pakistan (ISB-Islamabad Intl)119Etihad Airways04/10/2015
MCTNanjing, China (NKG-Nanking/Nanjing)404Multiple Airlines04/1/2015

Lowest Return Fares From Muscat, Oman to Africa

FromToFare in OMRAirlineDeparting on MM/DD/YY
MCTCairo, Egypt (CAI-Cairo)101Qatar Airways05/27/2015
MCTCasablanca, Morocco (CMN-Mohamed V)183Etihad Airways05/25/2015
MCTZanzibar, Tanzania (ZNZ-Kisauni)182Ethiopian Air04/26/2015
MCTDar Es Salaam, Tanzania (DAR-Dar Es Salaam)172Turkish Airlines04/25/2015
MCTCape Town, South Africa (CPT-Cape Town Intl )343Multiple Airlines06/10/2015
MCTTunis, Tunisia (TUN-Carthage)284Qatar Airways06/28/2015
MCTSharm el Sheikh, Egypt (SSH-Ophira)146Turkish Airlines05/1/2015
MCTBujumbura, Burundi (BJM-Bujumbura)397Multiple Airlines03/29/2015
MCTTangier, Morocco (TNG-Boukhalef)377British Airways05/1/2015
MCTJohannesburg, South Africa (JNB-OR Tambo)311Ethiopian Air06/18/2015
MCTPraslin Island, Seychelles (PRI-Praslin Island)457Etihad Airways04/23/2015
MCTKhartoum, Sudan (KRT-Civil)190Qatar Airways04/1/2015
MCTDurban, South Africa (DUR-King Shaka Intl )408Multiple Airlines07/2/2015

Lowest Return Fares From Muscat, Oman to Australia & Oceania

FromToFare in OMRAirlineDeparting on MM/DD/YY
MCTMelbourne, VIC, Australia (MEL-Tullamarine & other airports)521Aer Lingus07/11/2015

Lowest Return Fares From Muscat, Oman to the USA

FromToFare in OMRAirlineDeparting on MM/DD/YY
MCTPhiladelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia)343American Airlines04/25/2015
MCTNew York, NY (JFK-John F Kennedy Intl)333Etihad Airways05/28/2015
MCTNewark, NJ (EWR-Newark)366British Airways05/1/2015
MCTChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare International)304Etihad Airways05/2/2015
MCTNew York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia)480Air Canada05/1/2015
MCTMiami, FL (MIA-Miami)359Gulf Air11/2/2015
MCTBaltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore/Washington)346American Airlines05/3/2015
MCTWashington, DC (IAD-Dulles Intl)358Etihad Airways04/8/2015
MCTWashington, DC (DCA-Reagan-National)348American Airlines05/3/2015

NOTE: The fare data on this page is not static. It updates automatically every 4 hours or so. Feel free to bookmark it and check back whenever you wish.

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BartK

Comparison: ITA Matrix vs Momondo vs Opodo & more

Lets put some of the airfare search engines to the test. I’ll use 3 ‘test’ routes for this comparison: The first a straight-forward point-to-point economy class fare search on a route with direct flights. The second will be a more complicated routing with several connections required, also in economy class. The third will be a business class fare search which I’ll publish as a separate post.

I will include the result from ITA Marix with each example, even though tickets cannot be booked through their site, as a reference to see how close we come to matching their lowest fare. (All fares will be converted to US$ irrespective of the currency used by the supplier.)

Route 1: Muscat, Oman (MCT) to London, England (LON). Departing 7 October 2009 and returning 14 October 2009.

Website ITA Matrix Bestflights Jetabroad Mobis- simo Momondo Openjet Opodo
Fare (US$)
$453*
$476 $504 $737** $468 $464 $498
Rank NR 3 5 6 2 1 4

*Qatar Airways with return flight from Gatwick but arrival at Heathrow.

** All sites returned Qatar Airways as being the cheapest, except Mobissimo which only returned a fare from British Airways and nothing else.

Note:- If booked via the Qatar Airways website, this ticket would cost US$453.

Route 2: Muscat, Oman (MCT) to Las Vegas, USA (LAS). Departing 22 October 2009, return 31 October.

Website ITA Matrix Bestflights Jetabroad Mobis- simo Momondo Openjet Opodo
Fare (US$) $1,230 $1,012 $1,370 -* $1,114 $1,476 $1,346
Airlines Used QR/AA/UA UA/KU/LX NW/EK - UA/EK BA/US AA
Rank NR 1 4 - 2 5 3

* no results returned

Conclusion

Based solely on these two examples, the average rankings in terms of lowest fares found are:

1) Bestflights and Momondo with an average score of 2

2) Openjet with an average score of 3

3) Opodo with an average score of 3.5

4) Jetabroad with an average score of 4.5

So there you have it. It’s worth noting that in the second test, Bestflights and Momondo returned an even lower fare than that found by ITA Matrix.