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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)48flydubai03/20/2015
MCTDubai, United Arab Emirates (XNB-Dubai Shei Bus Station)101Etihad Airways03/8/2015
MCTMina Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates (DWC-Al Maktoum Intl )103Gulf Air04/9/2015
MCTBangkok, Thailand (BKK-Suvarnabhumi Airport)165Qatar Airways03/13/2015
MCTSharjah, United Arab Emirates (SHJ-Sharjah)51Air Arabia03/20/2015
MCTJeddah, Saudi Arabia (JED-King Abdulaziz Intl)84Saudia06/4/2015
MCTAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (AUH-Abu Dhabi Intl)62British Airways07/13/2015
MCTCairo, Egypt (CAI-Cairo)117Gulf Air03/7/2015
MCTMumbai, India (BOM-Chhatrapati Shivaji)78Air India05/17/2015
MCTBahrain, Bahrain (BAH-Bahrain Intl )66Gulf Air03/12/2015
MCTManila, Philippines (MNL-Ninoy Aquino Intl)243Etihad Airways06/17/2015
MCTIstanbul, Turkey (IST-Ataturk & other airports)153Royal Jordanian03/6/2015
MCTIstanbul, Turkey (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen)183Qatar Airways04/14/2015
MCTColombo, Sri Lanka (CMB-Bandaranayake Intl )103Qatar Airways03/19/2015
MCTBeirut, Lebanon (BEY-Beirut)113Gulf Air03/6/2015
MCTKuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl )158Qatar Airways03/17/2015
MCTLondon, United Kingdom (LON-All airports)237Turkish Airlines06/18/2015
MCTLondon, United Kingdom (LHR-Heathrow)250Etihad Airways03/8/2015
MCTLos Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles)386British Airways04/29/2015
MCTTunis, Tunisia (TUN-Carthage)238Emirates03/11/2015

Lowest Return Fares From Muscat, Oman to Europe

FromToFare in OMRAirlineDeparting on MM/DD/YY
MCTIstanbul, Turkey (IST-Ataturk & other airports)153Royal Jordanian03/6/2015
MCTIstanbul, Turkey (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen)183Qatar Airways04/14/2015
MCTParis, France (CDG-Ch. De Gaulle)198Turkish Airlines03/7/2015
MCTBarcelona, Spain (BCN-Barcelona)216Turkish Airlines04/21/2015
MCTZurich, Switzerland (ZRH-Zurich Intl)188Emirates05/14/2015
MCTBasel, Switzerland (BSL-EuroAirport Swiss)246Turkish Airlines05/13/2015
MCTLuqa, Malta (MLA-Malta International)244Turkish Airlines05/1/2015
MCTBerlin, Germany (TXL-Tegel)213Etihad Airways03/31/2015
MCTMunich, Germany (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss)196Turkish Airlines04/15/2015
MCTBudapest, Hungary (BUD-Ferihegy)228Turkish Airlines04/22/2015
MCTAmsterdam, Netherlands (AMS-Schiphol)237SWISS04/22/2015
MCTVienna, Austria (VIE-Vienna International)208Etihad Airways04/16/2015
MCTFrankfurt am Main, Germany (FRA-Frankfurt)214Etihad Airways06/10/2015
MCTMadrid, Spain (MAD-Barajas)230Turkish Airlines07/8/2015
MCTParis, France (ORY-Orly)267British Airways03/6/2015
MCTStockholm, Sweden (ARN-Arlanda)254Turkish Airlines03/21/2015
MCTCork, Ireland (ORK-Cork)316KLM Royal Dutch04/8/2015
MCTGeneva, Switzerland (GVA-Geneve-Cointrin)212Etihad Airways05/5/2015
MCTMoscow, Russia (VKO-Vnukovo)224flydubai04/29/2015

Lowest Return Fares From Muscat, Oman to Asia

FromToFare in OMRAirlineDeparting on MM/DD/YY
MCTBangkok, Thailand (BKK-Suvarnabhumi Airport)165Qatar Airways03/13/2015
MCTMumbai, India (BOM-Chhatrapati Shivaji)78Air India05/17/2015
MCTManila, Philippines (MNL-Ninoy Aquino Intl)243Etihad Airways06/17/2015
MCTColombo, Sri Lanka (CMB-Bandaranayake Intl )103Qatar Airways03/19/2015
MCTKuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl )158Qatar Airways03/17/2015
MCTKochi, India (COK-Kochi)97Etihad Airways05/19/2015
MCTJakarta, Indonesia (CGK-Soekarno-Hatta Intl)176Qatar Airways05/8/2015
MCTBeijing, China (PEK-Capital)225SriLankan Airlines03/29/2015
MCTBengaluru, India (BLR-Bengaluru Intl )137Air India03/20/2015
MCTNew Delhi, India (DEL-Indira Gandhi Intl)106Etihad Airways05/19/2015
MCTKarachi, Pakistan (KHI-Quaid-E-Azam Intl)112Oman Air03/31/2015
MCTGuangzhou, China (CAN-Baiyun)303Multiple Airlines04/15/2015
MCTHyderabad, India (HYD-Rajiv Gandhi Intl)92Etihad Airways04/30/2015
MCTMale, Maldives (MLE-Male)168Etihad Airways04/19/2015
MCTKathmandu, Nepal (KTM-Tribhuvan)156Jet Airways07/31/2015
MCTSingapore, Singapore (SIN-Changi)218Emirates03/26/2015
MCTChittagong, Bangladesh (CGP-Patenga)166Etihad Airways03/8/2015
MCTKrabi, Thailand (KBV-Krabi)293Etihad Airways03/6/2015
MCTLahore, Pakistan (LHE-Lahore)153Pakistan Intl Air03/6/2015
MCTLampang, Thailand (LPT-Lampang)304Qatar Airways03/27/2015

Lowest Return Fares From Muscat, Oman to Africa

FromToFare in OMRAirlineDeparting on MM/DD/YY
MCTCairo, Egypt (CAI-Cairo)117Gulf Air03/7/2015
MCTTunis, Tunisia (TUN-Carthage)238Emirates03/11/2015
MCTAddis Ababa, Ethiopia (ADD-Bole)142Qatar Airways03/23/2015
MCTCasablanca, Morocco (CMN-Mohamed V)198Etihad Airways03/24/2015
MCTDar Es Salaam, Tanzania (DAR-Dar Es Salaam)199Emirates03/21/2015
MCTZanzibar, Tanzania (ZNZ-Kisauni)229Multiple Airlines07/20/2015
MCTBujumbura, Burundi (BJM-Bujumbura)280Ethiopian Air03/4/2015
MCTCape Town, South Africa (CPT-Cape Town Intl )262Turkish Airlines06/10/2015
MCTAccra, Ghana (ACC-Kotoka)258Turkish Airlines03/23/2015
MCTAlgiers, Algeria (ALG-Houari Boumediene)193Turkish Airlines03/18/2015
MCTKhartoum, Sudan (KRT-Civil)163Qatar Airways03/10/2015
MCTLagos, Nigeria (LOS-Murtala Muhammed)234Turkish Airlines03/12/2015
MCTCotonou, Benin (COO-Cotonou)254Turkish Airlines05/2/2015
MCTJohannesburg, South Africa (JNB-OR Tambo)300Etihad Airways03/30/2015

Lowest Return Fares From Muscat, Oman to Australia & Oceania

FromToFare in OMRAirlineDeparting on MM/DD/YY
MCTSydney, NSW, Australia (SYD-Kingsford Smith)490Etihad Airways07/24/2015

Lowest Return Fares From Muscat, Oman to the USA

FromToFare in OMRAirlineDeparting on MM/DD/YY
MCTLos Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles)386British Airways04/29/2015
MCTNew York, NY (JFK-John F Kennedy Intl)327Qatar Airways04/27/2015
MCTHouston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intcntl)385American Airlines03/6/2015
MCTChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare International)289Qatar Airways03/26/2015
MCTPhiladelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia)344American Airlines04/25/2015
MCTNewark, NJ (EWR-Newark)357American Airlines04/28/2015
MCTWashington, DC (IAD-Dulles Intl)321Qatar Airways04/14/2015
MCTTampa, FL (TPA-Tampa)382American Airlines04/27/2015
MCTWashington, DC (DCA-Reagan-National)338Etihad Airways04/17/2015

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.