45% Reduction In Muscat Airport Taxi Fares!

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 04 October 2023 Last update: Thursday، 12 October 2023
45% Reduction In Muscat Airport Taxi Fares!

According to the Ministry, Muscat International Airport travelers to benefit from 45% taxi fare reduction through OTaxi and Oman Taxi apps. Lately, taking an airport taxi has become expensive, resulting in the rise of unlicensed operators.

To promote licensed taxi apps and increase the use of airport taxis, the Ministry has introduced a new fare system. The newly introduced system sets the starting rate for airport taxis at OMR 1.5, along with an extra charge of 250 baizas per kilometer.

In contrast, the previous system had a starting rate of OMR 3, with a fixed 400 baizas per kilometer In addition to taxi choices, Mwasalat operates airport services that have gained popularity among travelers for arrivals and departures.

Rakesh KP, an Indian traveller welcomed the news of reduction in the airport taxi fares. “It is big news for a frequent traveller like me, who travels to neighbouring countries for work twice a week. The app based taxis are much organised and with the fares being reduced by 45 percent, I think, the taxi system at the Muscat International Airport will be much organised.”

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