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Oman Air Welcomes VIPs And Media Aboard Inaugural Flight To Jakarta

Date: 14 December 2014 Oman Air welcomed VIPs, Travel agents and journalists aboard its celebratory inaugural flight from Muscat to Jakarta on Sunday 14th December 2014. The new service will be available from 12th December and will offer four flights per week aboard Oman Air’s award-winning Airbus A330s. The inaugural flight was preceded by a cake-cutting ceremony at Oman Air’s First and Business Class check-in area at the Muscat International Airport. The event was attended by Chief Guest His Excellency Nasser Bin Khamis Al Jashmi, Under Secretary for the Ministry of Finance, who also joined the flight to Jakarta.

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Oman Air’s New Muscat-Jakarta Service Takes To The Skies

Date: 13 December 2014 Oman Air’s first flight from its home base of Muscat to the Indonesian capital of Jakarta took off on Friday 12 December. The new service will operate four flights per week and will offer convenient connections at Muscat to exciting destinations throughout Oman Air’s rapidly-expanding network.

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VIPs And Media Join Oman Air’s Inaugural Flight To Manila

Date: 2 December 2014 VIPs and journalists are joining Oman Air’s inaugural flight from Muscat to Manila on 2nd December 2014. The new service will offer three flights per week aboard Oman Air’s Airbus A330s. A cake-cutting ceremony was held at Oman Air’s First and Business class check-in area at the Muscat International Airport to commemorate the inaugural flight, under the aegis of HE Sayyid Bader Bin Hamad Al Busaidy, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Oman Air Showcases Its Latest Airbus A330-300 And Boeing B737-900ER Aircraft

Date: 1 December 2014 Under the patronage of H.E Darwish Ismail Al Balushi, Minister Responsible for Financial Affairs and Oman Air’s Chairman of the Board, Oman Air showcased the latest additions to its growing fleet. At an exclusive event in Muscat on Monday 1st December, VIPs, Sindbad Frequent Flyer Programme members and media representatives, in addition to Oman Air’s staff, were shown around both the brand new A330-300 and B737-900 aircraft. Each features brand new interiors, seats and inflight entertainment systems.

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Oman Air And Airbus Showcase The Exciting Future Of Flying

Date: 23 November 2014   ‘Future by Airbus’ initiative for sustainable aviation and the development of future talent. Under the Patronage of HE Mohsin Khamis Al Balushi, Advisor to Ministry of Commerce & Industry Board Member of Oman Air; Oman Air and Airbus held ‘The Future by Airbus’ presentation at the Oman Tourism College today. The interactive presentation aims to challenge students to think more innovatively for the future of aviation.

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Inflight Magazine’s Liz Moscrop Wins Oman Air Media Awards UK 2014

Date: 19 November 2014 Liz Moscrop, the editor of Inflight magazine, has been named as the overall winner of the Oman Air Media Awards UK 2014. The announcement was made at a ceremony held on Oman Air’s stand at World Travel Market, in London. In addition, Ms Moscrop won the ‘Best article about Oman Air’ category of the awards. The ‘Best article about Oman Air’s sports sponsorship’ award went to Kate Laven, of the Sunday Telegraph, the ‘Best blog article about Oman’ award was won by Iain Mallory, of Mallory on Travel, and the ‘Best print article about Oman’ award went to Lyn Hughes, editor of travel magazine Wanderlust.

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Arrival Of New B737 Marks Launch Of Oman Air’s Fleet Expansion Programme

Date: 16 November 2014 Oman Air’s fleet received a boost on November 14th when the second Boeing 737-900 came, after its latest Boeing B737-800 touched down for the first time at Muscat International Airport on November 6th. The arrival of the brand-new aircraft marks the start of a major three-year expansion programme.

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Oman Air Celebrates At WTM 2014

Date: 9 November 2014 Oman Air celebrated in style at this year’s World Travel Market starting from the 3rd until the 6th of November. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman shared with guests its unprecedented awards success over the last 12 months. And in a move aimed to reciprocate the airline’s success, Oman Air used the occasion of WTM to announce the winners of its own brand-new awards programme, the Oman Air Media Awards UK. Since last year’s highly successful participation in World Travel Market, Oman Air has scooped numerous international awards, been named in an array of magazine ‘Top 10’ lists and received praise from customers and travel trade representatives alike.

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Oman Air’s Refurbished Bangkok Airport Lounge Opens its Doors

Date: 4 November 2014 Oman Air has unveiled its refurbished lounge at Suvarnabhumi Airport, in Bangkok. The expanded Oman Air Lounge offers even more facilities than its predecessor, within a significantly larger space. The interior design features a natural colour scheme, enhanced by soft lighting which also reflects the Oman Air corporate colours. Traditional Omani artefacts are showcased in bespoke cabinets hung from the walls, and contemporary sculptures provide an additional focus for the eye.

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Oman Air Launches New Paper Recycling Programme

Date: 2 November 2014 Oman Air has expanded its corporate social responsibility programme to include dedicated newspaper and magazine recycling points within its headquarters, and at Muscat International Airport. The initiative is being run in partnership with Mzaya Al Batina Modern LLC, an Omani company run by young local entrepreneurs. It will see Oman Air-branded collection points being placed in the airline’s HQ1 and HQ2 buildings, before being extended to include Oman Air’s extensive operation at its home airport.

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