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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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Oman Air Hails Success Of Spring Sale Campaign

Date: 26 May 2015 Oman Air has declared its Spring Sale, which ran between 3rd and 7th May, a major success. The campaign offered customers significant savings on both Business Class and Economy Class flights from Muscat to a wide range of destinations across the Middle East, Asia, East Africa and Europe. Mahfood Ali Al Harthy, Chief Officer Sales at Oman Air, commented:

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New APP Offers Instant One-Touch Access To Oman Air’s Services

Date: 24 May 2015 Oman Air has launched a new app for smart phones, iPads, tablets and other mobile devices. It enables customers to book flights, purchase tickets, check in, update their flight status, find out about Oman Air's latest offers and access up-to-the-minute service information. Available now in both Apple and Android versions, Oman Air's 'APP' is free to download from either the Apple Store (store.apple.com) or Google Play Store Android (play.google.com/store). It is available in both English and Arabic language versions.

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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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