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Sultanate Oman Among 2008 Hottest Destinations

Date: 29 Dec 2007

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Oman Air Chairman of Gulf Airports Services Association (GASA)

Date: 23 Dec 2007

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"FAHUD” joins Oman Air Fleet

Date: 11 Dec 2007 A new B737-800NG has joined Oman Air’s fleet. The aircraft named "FAHUD” originating from Seattle, USA landed at Seeb International Airport on 9th December, 2007.  This latest addition increases Oman Air’s B737 NG fleet to 10.

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Oman Air Agents Award And Tenth Anniversary Celebrations At Chennai

Date: 9 Dec 2007 Oman Air Chennai was established in 1997 with three weekly operations operating A310’s, which has grown to daily flights over these 10 years. In rewarding its Agents in the Regional Market of Chennai, Oman Air, distributed agent’s awards for the top productive agents for the years 2005 and 2006. In a colorful function held recently at the GRT Grand Hotel, Chennai, Oman Air Country Manager, Mohammed Bin Salim Al Balushi, distributed the awards.

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Today Oman Air Takes Off To London Its First European Destination

Date: 25 Nov 2007

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Oman Air Thriving Partaking At World Travel Market 2007

Date: 20 Nov 2007 most important factor was bringing nearly 50,000 senior industry delegates together under one roof to conduct business, network, identify new markets and learn about new global trends and developments. With a general recorded growth size of 2%, WTM welcomed 5,402 exhibitors from more than 200 regions and countries, with four new countries returning to the event after a long absence.

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Oman Air Appoints GSA in SYRIA

Date: 12 Nov 2007 Mr. Abdulrazaq Alraisi, Oman Air’s Senior Manager Sales said “Appointing Julia Dumna as our GSA in Syria falls in line with the airline’s strategy, initiated to expand our services in the Middle East. We are certain that with an experienced and professional Company like Julia Dumna, Oman Air will get the necessary support to develop its business in Syria once the service is launched and enhance its presence among the holiday-seekers in the GCC and Middle East region.”

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Oman Air Pursuit Of Excellence In Technology

Date: 06 Nov 2007 Recently Oman Air procured “Net Access” system from Sabre.  This system enables to communicate within the network bypassing the legacy systems. Legacy systems are outdated, expensive and much less efficient compared to this internet based communication system. Net Access was initially meant to be used for Reservations only. With Oman Air internal efforts, they have been able to use it for the Agent Interact – a GUI Departure Control System as well, were system reliability is the key aspect.

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Oman Air Announces The Inauguration Of Its Far East Flights

Date: 5 Nov 2007 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, and one of the international airlines experiencing steady growth in all its air operations, intends launching flights to the Far East. As of November 28, 2007, the carrier will operate five direct flights a week between Muscat and Bangkok.

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Oman Air Member Of AACO’s Executive Committee

Date: 3 Nov 2007 Oman Air has lately participated in The Arab Air Carriers Organization “AACO” 40th AGM held between 23 – 25 October 2007 in the Capital city of Syria, Damascus. The meetings brought together AACO members, heads of regional and international associations, and leading figures from the Air Transport industry, in addition to representatives from 45 Industry partner companies and institutions. This took place under the Patronage of H.E. Dr. Mohammed Naji El-Otari, the Prime Minister of the Syrian Arab Republic and by kind invitation of Eng. Nachaat Numir, AACO President, and Chairman/Managing Director of Syrian Arab Airlines.

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