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Oman Air Announces Discounts For Omani Students

Date: 21 June 2016 Oman Air has announced that new graduates from high schools in Oman are to receive a 25 per cent discount on return flights to enable them to continue their studies overseas. The discounts will apply to all booking classes, but will not include promotional fares.

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PDO and Oman Air Partner on Job Creation Deal

Date: 20 June 2016 Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and Oman Air today (19 June) joined forces to create 400 jobs for young Omanis at the new Muscat International Airport. The two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) committing PDO to support the training of the jobseekers in a variety of cabin and ground staff positions, along with the upskilling of a further 100 existing Oman Air customer service staff.

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Oman Air Boosts Salalah Flights for Khareef Season

Date: 15 June 2016 Capacity increase of 42% between Salalah and Dubai. Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is to operate more flights than ever before to the southern city of Salalah during this summer’s Khareef season. The airline has increased frequencies to Salalah in previous years, but will this year offer an unprecedented number of seats to the increasingly popular destination, in response to rising demand.

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Oman Air temporarily suspends flights to Sohar Airport

Date: 14 June 2016 Oman Air’s strategic intention is to safely serve its guests and generate an economic return which contributes in strengthening the company’s financial position through an integrated and coordinated network. After thoroughly studying the situation pertaining to Sohar Airport operations, Oman Air decided to temporarily suspend the flights as they did not achieve the targeted results since inauguration in November 2014.

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Oman Air & Europcar Launch Partnership to Reward Sindbad Members

Date: 05 June 2016 Sindbad the frequent flyer program of Oman Air and Europcar the leading car rental provider in Europe and a major mobility player, announced their partnership today. Sindbad Members will now be awarded with 500 miles every time they rent with Europcar. They simply need to quote their Sindbad number when booking with Europcar and present their membership card when collecting their vehicle.

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Oman Air Inaugurates New Mashhad Service

Date: 01 June 2016 A major gala dinner was this week the centrepiece of Oman Air’s celebrations of its inaugural flight between Muscat and the Iranian city of Mashhad. The first flight took place on 1st June and was followed the next day by a well-attended morning press conference. And in the evening, Oman Air’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President Commercial, Abdulrahaman Al-Busaidy, hosted a sumptuous dinner to which VIPs and senior representatives from the aviation authorities of both Oman and Iran were invited.

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Oman Air And Menzies Aviation Plan Partnership For Ground Handling At Omani Airports

Date: 31 May 2016 Oman Air and Menzies Aviation have today taken a major step toward forming a joint venture partnership which will provide ground handling services at all airports across Oman. The companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding confirming their intention to work together. They will now enter a period of due diligence and focus on regulatory requirements, with the aim of forming the joint venture within the last quarter of 2016.

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Oman Air Introduces A330s On Doha Route

Date: 29 May 2016 Oman Air is to introduce its award-winning Airbus A330-200 aircraft to the hugely popular Muscat to Doha service. From 1st June, the A330s will operate every Sunday (WY670), Monday (WY670) and Tuesday (WY664) as part of the airline’s schedule of four daily flights to Qatar’s capital city.

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Oman Air Launches Daily Flights To Mashhad

Date: 25 May 2016 Oman Air is to launch a brand-new service between Muscat and the Iranian city of Mashhad from 1st June 2016. This is Oman Air’s second destination in Iran, following the launch of flights to Tehran in 2012. The carrier will operate daily flights aboard Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

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Oman Air CSR Initiative Takes Students To ATM 2016

Date: 22 May 2016 Oman Air’s work to improve educational opportunities for Omani students has received a further boost over recent weeks. The national airline of the Sultanate of Oman offered two groups of students the chance to visit Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which was held at the Dubai World Trade Centre at the end of April.

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