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Oman Air Adds Business Class Service On Four Eastbound Routes

Date: 15 October 2014 Oman Air has announced plans to introduce Business Class cabins to four of its most popular eastbound routes. From 1st October, customers will be able to enjoy Oman Air’s comfortable, stylish and award-winning Business Class service on flights from the airline’s home base of Muscat to Calicut, Lucknow and Jaipur, in India, and to Chittagong, in Bangladesh.   Oman Air operates Boeing B737s on all routes to the sub-Continent and, in response to phenomenal demand, has previously offered only Economy Class cabins to Calicut, Lucknow, Jaipur and Chittagong.

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Oman Air is Readers’ Choice at Saveur’s Culinary Travel Awards

Date: 12 October 2014 Oman Air’s mouth-watering First Class and Business Class inflight dining has been praised to the skies by readers of US-based luxury food magazine Saveur. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has scooped the Readers’ Choice Award in the magazine’s annual Culinary Travel Awards, beating many of the biggest names in global air travel. Announcing the award, Saveur magazine said: “The traditional Arabic greeting of dates and coffee is just the beginning of a dining service that focuses on the essential details that make a difference at 40,000 feet. It certainly set the right mood for our readers, who selected Oman Air’s first and business class dining as their favorite in 2014.”

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Oman Air Staff Benefit From Free Health Assessment Campaign

Date: 1 October 2014 Oman Air staff in Muscat have received free medical assessments, as part of the Airline’s drive to improve health awareness throughout the company. Attendance was outstanding and more than 100 eager employees participated. The assessments were organized by the Medical Welfare section of Oman Air’s Human Resources department and were delivered by Apollo Sugar. They included consultations with diabetes specialist, blood sugar and blood pressure checks, physical check-ups - including measurement of height, weight and BMI (body mass index) - and an awareness and education programme about the "Complications of Diabetes and how to delay the Complications".

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Oman Air Appoints New Country Manager For Oman

Date: 29 September 2014 Oman Air has appointed Hamad Mohamed Al-Harthy as its new Country Manager for Oman. Mr Al Harthy’s appointment is effective immediately and he is based at the airline’s headquarters in Muscat.

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Oman And Its National Airline Impress Open Minds VIPs

Date: 24 September 2014 The impact made by the recent Open Minds event in Muscat is expected to be profound, but the impact that Oman and Oman Air have made on the event’s international VIP speakers has been equally as dramatic.

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Oman Air Launches Three-Day Business Class September Sale

Date: 22 September 2014 For three days only, Oman Air is offering a fantastic 25 per cent reduction on Business Class return fares from Muscat and Salalah, in Oman, to a select range of thrilling international destinations across the Middle East, Asia and Europe. The sale runs from Tuesday 23rd September until Thursday 25th September, inclusive, and covers fares booked for travel between 23rd September and 30th November 2014, excluding peak travel periods, such as Eid.

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Oman Air Offers 15% Off Flights For Bank Muscat Oman Air Credit Card Holders

Date: 17 September 2014 Oman Air has launched a fantastic special promotion exclusively for the Bank Muscat Oman Air Credit Card holders. Between 15th September and 30th November 2014, holders of the Bank Muscat Oman Air Credit Card - all of whom are also members of Oman Air’s Sindbad programme can enjoy a 15 per cent discount on flights to any one of 24 destinations within Oman Air’s network. Tickets must be booked online at Omanair.com and payment of the discounted fare must be made using a Bank Muscat Oman Air Credit Card.

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Oman Air Celebrates Unprecedented Awards Success In 2014

Date: 10 September 2014 Oman Air is celebrating unprecedented success across a range of international awards and magazine ‘best of…’ lists over the course of 2014. The acclaim has recognised the high quality of Oman Air’s work in every area of its operations and provides a perfect foundation for the next phase of the airline’s ambitious expansion programme, which will start later this year.

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Wings Of Oman September 2014: Zurich, Musandam, And Much More

Date: 7 September 2014 For the September 2014 edition, Oman Air’s Wings of Oman magazine profiles two of the world’s finest travel destinations - Zurich, in Switzerland; and Oman’s mountainous Musandam region, on the northern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. As usual, it also features a range of news and articles that the modern traveller would absolutely appreciate. Zurich is a true ‘land of luxury’, and the Wings of Oman ‘Check Out’ feature looks at why this is so - and why this Swiss city often gets voted as a ‘best quality of life city in the world’ to live in.

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Oman Air Appoints New Chief Sales Officer

Date: 7 September 2014 Oman Air has appointed Mahfood Ali Saleem Al Harthy to the new position of Chief Officer, Sales. Based at Oman Air’s headquarters in Muscat, Mr Al Harthy will report to Chief Operating Officer Abdulrahman Al Busaidy. Mahfood Al Harthy, an Omani citizen, joins Oman Air from Etihad Airways, where he held the position of General Manager – Oman, prior to which he was Managing Director of AFKAR Enterprises & Investment Co. LLC for three years.

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