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Oman Air stops Flights to Zanzibar Airport 19 July 2005

Mr. Ziad Karim Al Haremi announced that effective Tuesday 19 July 2005 and till further notice, Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, shall stop all scheduled flights to Zanzibar International Airport. Oman Air will continue to operate non-stop flights to Dar-es-salam. He added that due to this unexpected emergency situation, Oman Air regrets to its valued passengers any inconvenience that may be caused and the same time assures Oman Air commitment to safeguard the passenger’s liabilities.

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Oman Air stops Flights to Zanzibar Airport 19 July 2005

Mr. Ziad Karim Al Haremi announced that effective Tuesday 19 July 2005 and till further notice, Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, shall stop all scheduled flights to Zanzibar International Airport. Oman Air will continue to operate non-stop flights to Dar-es-salam. He added that due to this unexpected emergency situation, Oman Air regrets to its valued passengers any inconvenience that may be caused and the same time assures Oman Air commitment to safeguard the passenger’s liabilities.

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Oman Air does it again!

Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, achieved record passenger uplift during the months of June, July and August 2005. The highest figures were recorded in August where the airline carried a total of 122,764 passengers at an impressive seat factor of 80%. This was despite the fact that the total number of flights operated during the 3 months was 3407 compared to 3664 last year.

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Outstanding achievements in numbers of passengers carried by Oman Air during the month of July 2005

In an unprecedented achievement since operation in 1993, Oman Air exceeded, during the month of July 2005 the ceiling of 103,870 passengers (old record) in one month, by actually carrying 110,662 passengers. This is added to the other outstanding achievements in passenger traffic during the first seven months of 2005, where Oman Air operated 7534 flights and carried a total of 618,207 passengers, thus raising the seat factor to 76%.

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Oman Air Hosts Staff Social Evening

The Ground Operation Department of Oman Air hosted a Staff Social Evening on September 24 at the Golden Tulip Hotel. The event, the first of its kind, was organized to recognise the valuable contributions of the staff. The event was graced by executive management who expressed their appreciation of the staff’s dedicated efforts in what turned out to be a fun-filled, informal gathering. The Golden Tulip hotel set out a sumptuous spread while their resident band enthralled the crowd with their music and entertainment. Throughout the evening there were several raffle draws with over 65 exciting prizes up for grabs.

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Oman Air System Cutover in Kuwait

Oman Air in Kuwait has implemented the use of its own departure control system called Airport Check-in System/International (ACSI). The successful cutover means that Kuwait Airport is now connected directly to the full suite of passenger service systems. The system gives customers an enhanced level of service and increased operational efficiency. It improvements the passenger check-in processing through new user friendly display screens and enhanced through check-in facilities, and electronic ticketing to onward destinations. Hence this will improve the total passenger experience on Oman Air. The cutover was performed by an Oman Air team from Muscat and Kuwait and SITA.

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Oman Air Achieves Record Breaking Milestone

For the first time in it’s history, Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, carried over one million passengers within a year. From January to November, 2005 the airline carried a total of 1,025,729 passengers; a record breaking achievement. This compares with 894,192 passengers for the same period last year.

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Oman Air Participated in Seeb International Airport Apron Safety Week

Recently Oman Air, represented by Quality & Safety Department – Ground Safety - participated recently in the Seeb Airport Annual – Apron Safety Week, along with the operating Companies at Seeb Airport. This event was organised by Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC). Eng. Talal Al Riyami, Head of Quality & Safety Said: “The objective of the Safety week is to promote safety work environment, safe work practices and staff safety awareness”.

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Oman Air Training Centre Achieves Remarkable Success in 2005

In order to align its organizational structure with its business strategy, Oman Air has adopted a comprehensible strategy in Human Resources, and made available an ambient environment, to improve performance and productivity through training. This assist in materializing Oman Air’s vision, values and anticipated objectives.

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Oman Air Training Centre Achieves Remarkable Success in 2005

In order to align its organizational structure with its business strategy, Oman Air has adopted a comprehensible strategy in Human Resources, and made available an ambient environment, to improve performance and productivity through training. This assist in materializing Oman Air’s vision, values and anticipated objectives.

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