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Oman Air's New Check-in Time From June 1st Check-in Counter To Close An Hour Before Flight

Date: 26 May 2009 In an effort to increase efficiency and to provide better service to passengers, Oman Air will close check-in counters an hour before the scheduled time of departure for all flights departing from Muscat. Boarding Gates will open 70minutes before departure and close promptly at 15 minutes before departure. This new rule is applicable to all Oman Air flights departing from Muscat including domestic flights and will be effective from the 1st of June. Passengers can check-in online from 24 hours to 3 hours before the flight's departure by accessing their website www.omanair.aero. Passengers flying Oman Air are welcome to check in their baggage from eight hours before the scheduled time of departure.

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Sindbad Frequent Flyer Programme Signs Partnership Agreement With Rezidor Hotel Group

Date: 23 May 2009 ‘Sindbad’, Oman Air’s rapidly expanding Frequent Flyer Programme is proud to announce a new partnership agreement with Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world. Starting from 1st June 2009, Sindbad members will earn miles for stays at any Park Inn or Radisson Blu hotel in Europe, the Middle East or Africa. The agreement rewards every Sinbad member 500 miles per qualifying stay.

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Oman Air Successfully Concludes Partaking At ATM 2009 A Report On The Arabian Travel Market

Date: 16 May 2009

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Oman Air’s Digital Campaign By Wunderman Wins Silver At The 5th Pan Arab Web Awards

Date: 5 May 2009 The “Fly free to London” campaign of Oman Air designed by Wunderman Oman received the second prize in the airlines category at the recently concluded 5th Pan Arab Web Awards ceremony held at the Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai. Commenting on the achievement, Mohammed Al Shikely, Senior Manager Marketing at Oman Air said, “the award is a recognition of our efforts at utilizing the most innovative marketing strategies to reach our customer base. This bears testimony to our constant endeavour to lead the way and we compliment our agency, Wunderman for their contribution to this success.”

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Oman Air Deploys Non-Stop Wide-Body A330 Aircraft To London And Bangkok

Date: 3 May 2009 Oman Air, the National Carrier of The Sultanate of Oman has introduced wide-body A330 aircraft on their daily London Heathrow services on May 1st. From 17th May the carrier adds a second A330 to their fleet and this will operate their Bangkok services. Every Oman Air passenger will now enjoy comprehensive in-flight entertainment with personal in-seat video screens. Business Class passengers will also have the added bonus of seats that convert to a 180 degree flat bed.

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Oman Hot Stuff In Tourism Stakes Says Australian magazine, Senior Traveller

Date: 2 May 2009

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Oman Air To ATM 2009

Date: 28 Apr 2009 Oman Air will be participating in Arabian Travel Market 2009, the Middle East's leading travel and tourism exhibition, being held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 5-8 May. Uniting key market players from six continents, Arabian Travel Market is four days of intensive meetings, seminars, press conferences, and social networking opportunities. Peter Hill, Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer, will head the company’s delegation to the event.

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Breathtaking Holiday Option At Khasab Oman Air Continues With Its Efforts To Boost Domestic Tourism

Date: 26 Apr 2009 Oman Air in continuation with its efforts to jointly promote Oman's domestic destinations along with the Ministry of Tourism comes up time and again with new packages to Oman’s exotic and unique destinations, which in the long run will not only boost further tourism projects and investments, but also aids in the diversification of the nation's economy as well as providing employment to the eligible national cadres.

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Oman Air Continues To Support Artists And Creative Talent

Date: 25 Apr 2009 Oman Air recently sponsored The Salalah National Band for Theatre for their participation in the Tenth Arab Gulf States' Theatre Festival held in Kuwait from 30th March until 9th April. The talents of Omani artistes in the field of theatre is growing many fold which is nurtured through the competitions and events conducted locally, regionally and internationally. The niche of discerning audience in drama/theatre is also growing bigger, that encourages many new up and coming talents.

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Oman Air Honoured By Sultan Qaboos University

Date: 22 Mar 2009

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