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Oman Air’s Moves Ahead With Omanisation Of Senior Positions Al Nabhani Appointed Chief Officer Support Services.

Date: 22 Dec 2009 Oman Air has appointed Sheikh Ahmed Himyar Al Nabhani as Chief Officer Support Services. This appointment further affirms Oman Air’s commitment on its Omanisation programme of the higher management cadres.

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Oman Air Awarded Jane's Best Aircraft Debt Deal Of The Year 2009

Date: 21 Dec 2009 Jane's Transport Finance 2009 has recognised Oman Air's European Export Credit Agency Financing deal for two A330-300 aircraft as the "Best Aircraft Debt Deal of the Year 2009 - Middle East". The financing for the above two aircraft was arranged by Oman Air through Citibank during September and November 2009. The award was given to Oman Air and Citibank at a recent ceremony.

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BMI’s Report On Oman Tourism Out Oman Aims To Become World Class Tourist Destination

Date: 21 Dec 2009 Oman Tourism is currently identifying new international markets to appeal to. During the past decade, Oman's tourism industry rapidly expanded and became one of the Sultanate’s most pivotal non-oil sectors, specialising in eco-tourism and first class tourism.

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Oman Air Awarded Jane's Best Aircraft Debt Deal Of The Year 2009

Date: 20 Dec 2009 Jane's Transport Finance 2009 has recognized Oman Air's European Export Credit Agency Financing deal for their two A330-300 aircraft as the “Best Aircraft Debt deal of the Year 2009 - Middle East”. The financing for the above two aircrafts was arranged by Oman Air through Citibank during September and November 2009. The award was given to Oman Air and Citibank at the Award Ceremony that took place at Merchant Taylor’s Hall in London on 27th November 2009.

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Oman Air Launches New $10m International Advertising Campaign

Date: 8 Dec 2009 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is unleashing a new $10 million international advertising campaign this month. The campaign will run across broadcast, print, online and outdoor media. The broadcast element will be run in key European and Asian markets, and online, highlighting Oman Air’s new aircraft and new onboard product.

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Oman Air Launches Luxurious New Three-class Service From London Heathrow

Date: 24 Nov 2009 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, launched on 22nd November brand new three-class service on its flagship Muscat - London Heathrow route. The service is offered aboard new A330-300 aircraft and features new First Class, Business Class and Economy Class cabins, together with state of the art in-flight entertainment and delicious new menus.

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Oman Air Sindbad Frequent Flyer Programme Welcomes Sixt Rent A Car

Date: 23 Nov 2009 Oman Air's 'Sindbad' Frequent Flyer Programme has extended its partnership base by signing an agreement with Sixt rent a car.

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Oman Air Increases Baggage Allowances

Date: 22 Nov 2009 Oman Air has announced an increase in its general baggage allowance. The new allowances are 30kg for Economy Class passengers, 40kg for Business Class passengers and 50kg for First Class passengers. The increased allowances apply to Oman Air’s flights to each of its 34 destinations, throughout the Middle East, Europe, North Africa and Asia.

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Oman Air Holidays Eid – Super Value Packages

Date: 21 Nov 2009 With Oman Air opening up a host of new destinations, Oman Air Holidays have come out with a range of exciting Holiday Destinations. Nigel Stoker, General Manager, Oman Air Holidays says:

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Oman Air Buys 5 Embraer 175 E – Jets Airline Becomes The Newest E-Jet Operator In The Gulf Region

Date: 17 Nov 2009 Oman Air signed a contract with Embraer today, for the purchase of five EMBRAER 175 aircraft from the E-Jets family at the Dubai Airshow. The signing ceremony was held under the aegis of His Excellency Ahmed bin Abdul Nabi Macki, Minister of National Economy, Deputy Chairman of Financial Affairs & Energy Resources Council and Chairman of Oman Air and present on the occasion were Oman Air's Chief Executive Officer, Mr Peter Hill and Mr. Frederico Fleury Curado, President and CEO, Airline Market, Embraer.

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