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Oman Air Launches Its Ramadan Special campaign

Committed to fulfilling the travel needs of its valued customers during the Holy month of Ramadan, Oman Air has lunched with effect from October 2, 2oo6 its Ramadan campaign, a completely incredible prices to chosen destinations. Oman’s national carrier passengers can now book and travel before Oct 18, where travel return should be completed by Dec 19, 2006.

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Oman Air to resume flights to Lebanon today

Oman Air said it is resuming its commercial flights to the Lebanese Rafik Hariri International Airport, with the first flight to be operated today Saturday 9th September 2006.   Mr Ziad Bin Karim AL Haremi, Acting Chief Executive Officer of Oman Air said “The national flag carrier of The Sultanate of Oman has been assessing the circumstances on a daily basis and is, at this stage, content that resuming flights, as affirmed by the company’s security and operational specialists, is completely safe”

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Oman Aviation Services praised By Germany’s Lufthansa

Oman Aviation Services (Oman Air) Cargo Department, has recently received an appreciation communiqué from Lufthansa’s cargo management, MIDDLE EAST expressing positive reception and gratitude toward OAS resourceful cargo team and their significant performance handling efficiently 239 Tons of cargo (cars and spares parts) on board Lufthansa’s chartered flights (freighters) within the months of           June - July 2006. The shipments were handled competently and without any troubles. Lufthansa positions upfront among the world’s leading airlines.

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Amman, Oman Air’s New Destination

As part of its never ending commitment to grow and expand its operations and services Oman Air, the flag carrier of the Sultanate of Oman is to launch a service from its hub in Muscat, across the Middle East to a new destination Amman, the Jordanian Capital.  

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Oman Air deputes more Omani cadet Pilots

Oman Air has recently employed 7 young Omanis to be trained as Ab-Initio pilots to operate on its new fleet of Boeing 737 NG. This came under the guidance of His Majesty the Sultan’s directives to give Omani youth adequate opportunities, recruiting and training them within the private sector, and as an obligation by the national carrier of Oman towards preparing and qualifying Oman nationals to work within the field of aviation.

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Safety and Security standards in aviation Remain the top priority to Oman Air

Safety and security in aviation, in the air, on aircraft, and on the ground, have always remained the top priority on the agenda of Oman Air and remain in the forefront of proactive ingenuity work, planning, training and implementation. Oman Air’s Security Department said “The National Carrier has always embraced all IATA and ICAO initiatives to enhance security and did not operate on a minimalist programme. In this difficult field, Oman Air is on top of things as they stand, and at present is carrying out an Aviation Security Training for all Front Line and Management staff  of the Company, to comply with ICAO/IATA mandatory and IOSA requirements. 

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OMAN AVIATION SERVICES Certified by IATA, as an AHS 1000 Accredited Member For the Year 2006

Certified by IATA, as an AHS 1000 Accredited Member For the Year 2006 Oman Aviation Services has been awarded the AHS 1000 Certificate, issued by IATA, recognizing it as an accredited member of AHS 1000, for compliance with IATA/AHM 804 measurement of service delivery standards.

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Sultan Qaboos University honored Oman Air for training its students

The Faculty of Arts and social sciences at The Sultan Qaboos University has recently honored Oman Air, appreciating its endeavors in relation to training the University’s Media Section students. This acknowledgement came from the University as recognition of Oman Air’s valuable contribution, in developing its student’s skills in the field of media, through the designed training programs planned by the Training Centre, in collaboration with Corporate Communications & Media Department.

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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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Under the theme “Winds of Change”Oman Air held the Annual Conference of Sales and Marketing

Under the patronage of H.E. Said bin Hamdoon Al Harthy, Chairman of Board of Directors, Oman Air held its annual conference for sales and marketing at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon from 24 - 25 Feb 2006. Mr. Ziad bin Karim Al Haremi, Acting Chief Executive Officer, a number of senior company officials and the company’s regional & sales managers, participated in the conference. In his welcome speech, H.E. the Chairman thanked all participants for their valuable efforts which contributed in making 2005 a profitable year for the company. H.E. pledged that the management will do the utmost, to provide incessant support aimed at upgrading the company’s performance to achieve the anticipated goals.

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