Oman’s two major airports recorded the largest number of passengers ever to use their facilities in 2016. More than 12 million passengers passed through Muscat International Airport (MIA), in the Gulf sultanate’s capital, last year, a rise of 17% compared to 2015. The airport serving the nation’s second city, Salalah, also saw a 17% rise, to more than 1.2 million. Flight movements at MIA increased 8.5%, to 103,000 over the year. A combination of steady growth by national ...

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