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Oman Air Catering Services Division Looks Back at an Impressive 2016

Date: 15 February 2017 Oman Air Catering Services has posted positive results for 2016 despite volatile market conditions. Being awarded a new contract for British Airways to supply inflight catering to their London flights, at the end of last year, for an initial period of three and a half years, is just one among them.

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Oman Air Statement

Date: 12 February 2017 A video clip posted by a citizen aimed at damaging Oman Air has encouraged further similar activities that affect the National Carrier. A fake Twitter account has been set up with the intention of damaging the image and reputation of Oman Air by responding offensively to Oman Air’s respected guests.

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Oman Air unveils new incentive schemes for Travel Agents

Date: 08 February 2017 The Airline awarded the 2016 top performing agents   In a unique event, aptly named, Together we Succeed, Oman Air welcomed one of its most important stakeholder segment in Oman, the travel agents.

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Oman Air signs an MOU with Taiseer

Date: 08 February 2017 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is delighted to announce they are signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Taiseer. The company acts as a local trading platform that aims to create an integrated business environment between companies. The aim of the MOU is to help market and promote local businesses in Oman, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), to Oman Air. Taiseer will act as a mediator for Oman Air and will help to gain access to additional and new SMEs and vice-versa.

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Oman Air wins the “Best Arab Air Carrier supporting Arab Tourism” Award

Date: 06 February 2017 Oman Air, the National Carrier of Sultanate of Oman, is celebrating the latest in a string of prestigious wins, following the presentation to the airline of the ‘Best Arab Air Carrier supporting Arab Tourism’ award. The 2017 Arab Tourism Media Awards ceremony organised by the Arab Centre for Tourism Media was held at Casablanca Grand Hotel Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Oman Air Welcomes a New Boeing B737-800 to Its Fleet

Date: 04 February 2017 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is delighted to announce that a new Boeing B737-800 aircraft has joined its fleet as of 24 January 2017. This new aircraft will be used on short and medium haul routes and has a capacity of 162 seats, with 12 Business class seats of seat pitch 46 inches and 150 Economy class seats with seat pitch 30 inches. Each seat is equipped with an LCD screen, back-mounted 10.6 inches.

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Oman Air Increases Weekly Capacity to India

Date: 01 February 2017 Flights to Bombay, Delhi, Hyderabad increase from double to triple daily Flights to Calicut increase from single to triple daily Flights to Lucknow increase from 11 to 14 per week    

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Press Statement - WY 101

Date: 29 January 2017 Oman Air regrets to inform that a guest during boarding of flight number 101 from Muscat to London Heathrow was bitten by a “centipede” which was hidden in the pocket of his jacket. Immediately after the incident, Oman Air Team requested for medical attention and the affected guest was taken for treatment accompanied by his family.

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Oman Air Opens New Grooming Centre

Date: 25 January 2017   Oman Air unveiled a new state-of-the-art Grooming Centre at its Headquarter building on the 24th of January, 2017. The new facility was inaugurated by Her Excellency Maitha Bint Saif Bin Majid Al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Tourism and Deputy Chairman of Oman Air.

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Oman Air Moves Both Flights To Terminal 4 At London Heathrow

Date: 23 January 2017 Oman Air is delighted to announce that both of its daily Muscat to London flights will arrive at and depart from Terminal 4 at London Heathrow Airport from January 31, 2017. Currently the twice daily Oman Air flights operate from Terminals 3 and 4; the presence at just one terminal at one of the world’s busiest airports will further enhance the guest experience on one of Oman Air’s flagship routes.

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