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Oman Air Hosted The 2nd MRO Focus Group Meeting

Date: 27 Mar 2008 Recently Oman Air has hosted the 2nd MRO Focus Group meeting of the Arab Air Carriers Organization 'AACO' at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Muscat.

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Omani fans arrived at Bangkok : Considerable success for Oman Air campaign titled(Your Team Needs)

Date: 26 Mar 2008 The Campaign lunched by Oman Air, the National Carrier of Sultanate of Oman, under the slogan "Your Team Needs You" attracted masses of Omani residents who headed to the Thai capital Bangkok to support the Omani team during the upcoming match with the Thai team on Wednesday, March 26, 2008.

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Oman Air Grants Special Discounts To College And Universities Students

Date: 25 Mar 2008 Commenting on this scheme, Abdulrazaq bin Juma Alraisi, Senior Manager Sales said, the national carrier of Oman granted special discount of up to 25% on applicable market fares to the Omani students studying in the colleges and universities. This initiative reflects the national carrier's keenness to activate and support its distinguished role to serve the nation and the citizen. Also, this will positively contribute in alleviating costs of tickets incurred by the students. The offer will include all routes and destinations in Oman Air ever growing network.

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Sabre Renews Oman Air Contract with Air for Three Years

Date: 24 Mar 2008 Oman National carrier chooses Sabre to partner in exponential growth in local, regional and global travel markets.

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Oman Air Achieves Gold In Travel & Tourism Of Oman Web Award

Date: 24 Mar 2008 Oman Air Website has been awarded for the third successive year a Gold Award on Oman Web Awards, this year in Travel & Tourism, accomplishing success amongst 13 entries within this category. The website has contested against more than 170 websites overall with more than 24 different categories. This event has already been considered by the industry as one of the top award programs.

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Oman Air Organizes Its Annual Conference Under The Slogan “DREAM TO REALITY”

Date: 18 Mar 2008 Oman Air’s Annual Sales & Marketing Conference has been held at the Grand Hyatt under the auspices of the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ziad bin Karim Al-Haremi and attended by the Company’s Senior Officials, Country Managers, Sales Managers and Airport Managers.

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Oman Air Staged A Strong Presence At ITB Berlin 2008

Date: 16 Mar 2008 Oman Air said its partaking at the world’s largest travel fair in Berlin last week was a great success. The ITB Berlin continues to grow they informed. According to the exhibitors, sales with a value of just under six million euros were finalised at and around the ITB Berlin. The leading trade show for the global travel industry not only included more exhibitors than ever before this year but also attracted more visitors over the past five days than it did last year.

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Oman Air Engineering provides Maintenance services to KLM at Muscat International Airport

Date: 12 Mar 2008 The Engineering Division of the Sultanate’s flag carrier added another achievement to their long list of accomplishments.  Recently, the Division was certified to provide engineering and maintenance services to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines at Muscat International Airport, as a result of the successful completion of Audits associated with Safety and Quality Standards. Speaking on this achievement, Eng. Ali Redha Mohammed Al Lawatiya , Senior Manager Third Party & Technical Support at

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Oman Air To Participate In ITB Berlin

Date: 05 Mar 2008 Oman Air, under the umbrella of Ministry of Tourism is participating in the world's most important trade show for the travel industry, which opens its doors at Berlin's trade show site from 5th to 9th March. ITB Berlin is continuing the success of previous years with record participation.

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Oman Air Reviews IATA Report On Traffic Results 2007: The Middle East Carriers witnessed Highest Traffic Growth Among All Regions

Date: 03 Mar 2008 The International Air Transport Association has declared that the association made a profit of $5.6bn in 2007. Strong traffic growth of 7.4 per cent was a key component. International passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 7.4% in 2007, up 1.5 points over 5.9% growth recorded in 2006, according to IATA, which announced full-year traffic figures recently. Average load factor was 77% last year, up 1 point from 2006 and an all-time record. "This trend will likely end in 2008 as demand growth is forecast to slow to 5% while capacity rises 5.2%," IATA said.

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