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Oman Air System Cutover in Trivandrum

Oman Air, Oman’s national carrier has launched e-ticketing services at Trivandrum Station, after implementing the use of its own departure control system called Airport Check-in System / International (ACSI), with full weight and balance. The successful cutover means that Trivandrum Airport is now connected directly to the full suite of passenger service systems.   The cutover was initiated on 21st July 2006, and the first flight has been processed through the new system was WY 816 from Trivandrum to Muscat. Oman Air is among the first group of international carriers to utilize this new functionality in Trivandrum.  

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Oman Air the Official Carrier and a major sponsor For Salalah Khareef Festival 2006

The wonderful city of Salalah is gearing up to welcome its annual Khareef festival during the period from July 15 to August 31, 2006. The fascinating city has embellished with splendors, and overpoweringly awaiting its rapidly increasing year by year visitors, who to get pleasure from the exceptional phenomenon in Salalah, where the stretched virgin coasts, striking mountains and fascinating valleys are covered with haze, and water sprays, turning the landscapes green offering an amazing break to all.

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Oman Air being the official carrier, sponsors ART’s series “Arabian Aroma”

Oman Air has recently sponsored the special episode on Oman produced by The Arab Radio and Television Network (ART) titled (NASAMAT ARABIA) or (Arabian Aroma). This program is intended to fortify correlation among Arab countries, through broadcasting a number of series on Arab states. Oman was favored to be the first. The program will view the sustained development in Oman, and the progress achieved in all spheres associated with economy, tourism and culture.

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Oman Air Launches It’s New Global Website

Oman Air has recently launched its new global website www.omanair.aero. As From 8th May 2006, visitors to the Country's national airline website will have a speedy access to all features of the website.

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Oman Air launches its own unique Frequent Flyer Programme: SINDBAD

Based on Oman Air’s commitment to make available high quality service to satisfy the requirements of its valued passengers, the Company has recently launched the unique frequent flyer program “SINDBAD”. This name is inspired by the famous Omani sailor recognized for his legendary historic voyages.

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Wings of Oman dives you under the Omani water To discover the unmatched kaleidoscope

Recently, the third volume/2006 of Wings of Oman, Oman Air’s in-flight magazine was released by Corporate Communications & Media Department. This volume has focused as usual, on various exciting topics aspired at promoting Oman as a tourist destination by means of highlighting few of the many attractions throughout Oman, as well as focusing on the prosperous Omani heritage and traditions.

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Oman Air achieves good results

  MUSCAT — Ziyad bin Karim Al Haremi, acting CEO of the Oman Aviation Services said the company achieved good growth rates in the number of passengers transported and compliance with take-off and landing timings and the engineering efficiency. He told Oman News Agency (ONA) that Oman Air transported 385,621 passengers by the end of April 2006. He said the company will increase its daily flights from Muscat to Salalah from the existing three flights to four flights during the Khareef Salalah 2006 and will operate 4-weekly flights on the Dubai-Salalah route.

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Oman Air sponsors The Tourism award 2005

Oman Air has recently sponsored the ‘Tourism’ award, at the Oman Awards for Excellence 2005, which is measured to be, as one of the most imperative events to be held in Oman, honoring and celebrating the achievement in Oman’s Private Sector, and recognizing the accomplishments of those who have contributed significantly to the economy of Oman through the private sector. Individuals, companies and other contributors who are creating jobs and driving the Omani economy.

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Additional Jet Aircraft for Oman Air Fleet

Additional Jet Aircraft for Oman Air Fleet The Oman Air Board of Directors at its 5th session for 2006 approved the recommendations of the Executive Management to add the 7th Boeing 737-800 to Oman Air fleet and the replacement of one 700 model with 800.  With this new aircraft Oman Air fleet will comprise of 5 Boeing 737-800 and 2 Boeing 737-700.

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Oman Air reported Profits for the first nine months 2006

Oman Aviation Services “ Oman Air” net financial results for the first nine months of the year ended 30 September 2006 showed a profit of RO 1.452 million compared to a profit of RO 1.351 million during the same period in the previous year, an increase of RO 101,000 or 7%.

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