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More Privileges For Sindbad Gold Members At Muscat International Airport

Date: 19 May 2015 Oman Air has announced two more privileges for Gold members of its Sindbad frequent flyer programme. From 1st May 2015, Gold members have access to Oman Air's exclusive Business Class check-in area at Muscat International Airport, regardless of their class of travel.   And once they have checked in, they will be able to access the dedicated Oman Air Business Class lounge that is located on the first floor of the airport, next to the Muscat Duty Free Shops.

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Oman Air Praises Travel Agents At Oman Travel Agents Awards 2014

Date: 10 May 2015 At a glittering ceremony held recently at the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, Muscat, Oman Air has praised the vital work of travel agents in Oman. Chief Executive Officer Paul Gregorowitsch and Chief Operations Officer Abdulrahaman Al-Busaidy hosted the event on behalf of the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman. They were joined by the airline's Chief Officer Sales, General Manager Worldwide Sales, Senior Manager Sales – GCC, and Country Manager – Oman. In addition, all Muscat's, and many of Salalah's, travel agents were represented at the ceremony.

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Oman Air Wins Double At World Travel Awards Middle East 2015

Date: 06 May 2015 Oman Air has won two awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East 2015. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman came top in the 'Middle East's Leading Airline - Business Class' and 'Middle East's Leading Airline - Economy Class' categories at a glittering ceremony which was held on 5th May 2015 at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai. This is the second year in a row that Oman Air has taken the titles, which are voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide.

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May Issue Of Wings Of Oman Celebrates Return To Oman Of HM Sultan Qaboos

Date: 05 May 2015 The newly-published May 2015 issue of Oman Air's inflight magazine, Wings of Oman, celebrates the joyful return to his homeland of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said, reportedly following a period of ill health.   Usama Al Haremi, Senior Manager Corporate Communications and Media, comments:

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Oman Air Becomes Official Airline Partner To The Extreme Sailing Series

Date: 03 May 2015 Oman Air was recently announced as the Official Airline Partner to the Extreme Sailing Series as part of the Sultanate's national carrier's plans to expand its network into China and across the world. This major agreement with series organisers OC Sports was unveiled on the opening day of Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Qingdao, China, where Oman Sail's high performance Extreme 40 sponsored by Oman Air, skippered by Britain's Stevie Morrison and featuring Omani sailor Ali Al Balushi, UK sailors Ed Powys, Nic Asher and Ted Hackney from Australia, was preparing for four days of hard and fast racing.

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Oman Air Hosts Major Gulf Flight Safety Council Meeting In Muscat

Date: 28 April 2015 Oman Air has hosted a major meeting of the (GFSC) which was held at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Muscat.

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Oman Air’s IT Disaster Recovery Infrastructure Relocates

Date: 26 April 2015 Oman Data Park To Provide New State-Of-The-Art Facilities Oman Air's IT Disaster Recovery infrastructure is to move from its current location to a state-of-the-art data park in Muscat. The move will follow the signing of an agreement between Oman Air and Oman Data Park (ODP), which has been awarded the contract following a tender process. Under the terms of the agreement, ODP will be responsible for providing and managing the secure data center infrastructure, including server racks, power, cooling, fire protection, physical security including biometric access, and other functions. Management and administration of the hosted IT remain under Oman Air IT Department's supervision and control.

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Oman Air Launches Codeshare With KLM

Date: 21 April 2015 Oman Air is has launched a new codeshare agreement with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The agreement came into effect on Wednesday 15th April 2015 and will enable Oman Air's customers to book onto flights operated by KLM between Muscat and Amsterdam v.v. KLM will operate five flights per week between the two cities and will utilise Airbus A330 wide-body aircraft on the route. Oman Air's Chief Executive Officer, Paul Gregorowitsch, said:

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Oman Air and Cargolux sign Joint Venture agreement

Date: 18 April 2015 Muscat International Airport to develop as logistics hub for air cargo between India, China, Africa, Europe and the US. Oman Air has signed a Joint Venture agreement with Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airlines International SA, Europe's leading freight carrier and one of the top ten freight carriers in the world. The Joint Venture will create new opportunities for both companies in markets around the world.

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Oman Air Select Flightman’s iPad Electronic Flight Bag Software

Date: 14 April 2015 Flightman today announced that Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, signed a contract to install their EFB (Electronic Flight Bag) software across their entire fleet of Airbus, Boeing & Embraer aircraft.

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