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Oman Air Launches Anti-Credit Card Fraud Initiative

Date: 28 July 2015 Oman Air has announced the launch of a new initiative to prevent credit card fraud. The campaign will see a tightening of checks on the validity of credit card transactions. It will be backed up with social media announcements, e-flyers and newsletters, aimed at raising awareness amongst customers of the potential for credit card fraud and the steps Oman Air is taking to protect its customers from such fraud.

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Oman Air Signs MoU With Riyada

Date: 26 July 2015 Oman Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will offer greater ease of access to the airline's supply chain for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed with Riyada, the Public Authority for Small and Medium Enterprise Development. Riyada is a government body established by Royal Decree and entrusted with developing the Sultanate of Oman's SME sector.

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Oman Air Expands Omani Pilot Recruitment Programme

Date: 21 July 2015 Following a huge response to its current recruitment drive, Oman Air is expanding opportunities for Omani nationals to become pilots with the airline. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman is now accepting applications from graduates with no prior flight training, as well as those who already have experience.

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Boeing Services to Support Oman Air 787 Dreamliner Introduction

Date: 14 July 2015 Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that Oman Air has contracted for a suite of services to support the upcoming entry into service of its 787 Dreamliners and to ensure ongoing efficiency and cost savings for its fleet. "Boeing's industry-leading services will ensure a smooth introduction of our 787s while controlling costs, minimizing component maintenance time and optimizing our fleet's performance," said Salim Al Kindy, Chief Technical Officer, Oman Air. "This falls in line with our Shape & Size concept, as we continue to expand our global presence with a young, state of the art fleet of aircraft.

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Oman Air Launches Sindbad Mobile App For Frequent Fliers

Date: 8 July 2015 Oman Air has today announced the launch of its latest initiative designed to enhance the travel experience of their frequent fliers even further: the Sindbad mobile app for Android and iPhone. The Sindbad app is an addition to the existing Oman Air mobile app and comes packed with features to provide a more seamless travel experience for guests. The app enables members to check their Sindbad miles balance, claim any missing miles, request for redemptions, keep track of their Tier progress, see their upcoming bookings on Oman Air, check their Family account, and much more directly from their mobile phones.

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Oman Air Donates To Help Rebuild Nepal After Earthquake

Date: 7 July 2015 Following the devastating Nepal earthquake on 25th April, Oman Air had risen to the challenge of both meeting the needs of those affected, and maintaining operations on one of its key flagship routes.   In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, all of Oman Air's staff were reported as being safe. Despite the desperate circumstances, all of Oman Air's staff based at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport responded with vigour. Paul Gregorowitsch, Chief Executive Officer of Oman Air, said:

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Oman Air Scoops ‘Best Airline Staff Service In The Middle East’ At World Airline Awards

Date: 23 June 2015 Oman Air has been named as the winner of the 'Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East' award at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2015.   The award was presented at a ceremony held at the Paris Air Show recently. It recognises the commitment of Oman Air's staff to providing the airline's customers with quality, comfort and a seamless passenger experience.

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Oman Air Inks Contract With Thales At Paris Air Show

Date: 17 June 2015 Oman Air expands fleet with 25 Aircraft, B737, B787 and A330s flying with Thales AVANT System Oman Air has announced that it has selected the Thales AVANT in-flight entertainment system for its fleet expansion. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman selected the AVANT Android system, enabling a fully customizable passenger experience for Oman Air.

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Oman Air Gets Global Recognition Yet Again

Date: 14 June 2015 Oman Air Wins At Business Destinations Travel Awards Oman Air has won the Best Business Class Airline 2015 – Middle East category of the Business Destinations Travel Awards. The award recognises the outstanding quality of Oman Air's Business Class passenger experience, both on the ground and in the air.   This year marks the fourth time Oman Air has won the award, having previously taken the title in 2011, 2012 and 2013. No other airline has won the award as many times as Oman Air.

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Oman Air Launches Non-stop Services To Kuala Lumpur From 21st June

Date: 27 May 2015 Oman Air is to step up its operation from Muscat to Kuala Lumpur by offering daily non-stop flights to the Malaysian capital from 21st June 2015. The new service will meet growing demand for fast and convenient flights between the two cities, and will build on the success of the stopping service that Oman Air launched in 2010. Flights from Muscat will depart at 09.00 and arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 20.10, whilst flights from Kuala Lumpur will depart at 09.45 and touch down in Muscat at 12.30.

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