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Strong Presence For Oman Air At ITB Closing Report: ITB Berlin 2009 - Stronger Than Ever

Date: 21 Mar 2009 Oman Air said its partaking at the world’s largest travel fair in Berlin recently was a great success. The National Carrier’s stand did successfully display the true essence of Oman, and has played a considerable role in reflecting the country's flourishing tourism industry. Important business discussions were held with trade visitors; also, the carrier highlighted its latest products, announced its newest routes, and furthermore presented the genuine Omani hospitality.

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Oman Air Serious With Business Four Abreast Seating On A330 Aircraft

Date: 14 Mar 2009 Under the auspices of H.E Mohammed Bin Hamood Al Tobi, Under Secretary Ministry of Tourism Oman and the presence of H.E Sheikh Khalifa Al Harthy, Sultanate Of Oman's Ambassador to The Federal Republic Of Germany and Mr. Peter Hill the airlines CEO, Oman Air launched its brand new Business Class seat to be installed in its fleet of their new Airbus A330-200/300 aircraft being delivered later this year. The Muscat-based airline is investing heavily in its product and services, to match the growing reputation that Oman is receiving as an up market leisure destination as well as an increasingly important business centre.

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Oman Air Announces New Destinations

Date: 8 Mar 2009 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman will fly to four more destinations in Europe and Asia in 2009. Mr. Peter Hill, Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer said “August marks the commencement of our wide body fleet acquisition plan when we take delivery of the first of seven brand new Airbus A330 aircraft. We will operate non stop flights from our base in Muscat to Frankfurt and Paris in the west and eastbound to Colombo and Male.

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Oman Air To Showcase At ITB 2009 “Total Luxury” Business Class Product Unveiled

Date: 7 Mar 2009 Oman Air will participate at ITB Berlin 2009, the world’s largest and most important tourism trade fair, which is set to launch on March 11. With approximately 11,000 exhibitors, ITB 2008 attracted nearly 180,000 visitors, of which 110,000 were from the travel trade and the balance consumers. Peter Hill, Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer will head the Company’s delegation to the event.

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Oman Air Sponsors The Tourism Festival At SQU

Date: 3 Mar 2009 Oman Air was the Golden Sponsor for the recently concluded 3-day Tourism Festival held at the Sultan Qaboos University and organised by the students therein. This is the fifth edition of the annual tourism festival held at the College of Arts and Social Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University.

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UK’s Mail On Sunday Suggests Six Things To Do In...Oman

Date: 28 Feb 2009

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Oman Launches Biggest GCC Marketing Campaign

Date: 22 Feb 2009 The Ministry of Tourism and Oman Air will kick off their largest ever marketing campaign in the GCC on 22 February 2009. Running for four months, the campaign is a joint initiative by the Ministry of Tourism, Oman Air and is supported by Oman’s major hotels and resorts. The GCC is Oman’s largest tourism market that has seen significant growth in visitor arrivals by both air and road in recent years. Her Excellency Dr Rajiha Abdul Amer Ali, Oman’s Minister of Tourism said that an increase in Oman’s marketing effort in the GCC was signalled to the industry last June. "I am delighted to see our partners rise to the challenge. It is another sign of industry maturity and alignment,” she said.

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The Final Lot Of Fly Free To London Winners Announced

Date: 17 Feb 2009 The final draw of the 'Fly free to London' campaign was held at the Oman Air Head office. The Chief Guest for the occasion was HE Said Hamdoon Al Harthy, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications for Ports and Maritime Affairs.

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Oman Air Appoints Egypt GSA

Date: 10 Feb 2009 Oman Air has appointed Red Sea Aviation as its General Sales Agent for Cairo. With Oman Air's daily direct flights to Cairo, there has been a marked increase in the number of passengers travelling to Cairo from Oman.

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Oman Emerging Progressively With A Plan - Writes US Magazine, Global Traveller

Date: 20 Jan 2009

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