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Oman Air Celebrates First Anniversary of High-Tech Fleet

Date: 9 Nov 2010 Oman Air is celebrating at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM), as it marks the first anniversary of the launch of its fleet of Airbus A330 aircraft. The airline is also marking the success of the first six months of its pioneering inflight mobile phone and wi-fi connectivity package.

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Oman Air Opens a New Pattaya Office

Date: 8 Nov 2010 Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has recently opened their new and swanky Passenger Sale Agency in Pattaya. This is the second office of Oman Air in Thailand after Bangkok. A colourful event marked the opening of the new office, which was attended by Ronakit Ekasingh, Deputy Mayor of Pattaya City, and Mr.Rattanachai Suttidachanai, Chairman of Tourism and Sports Committee, who congratulated Ahmed Hazeem Al Balushi, District Sales Manager, Oman Air, Thailand on the occasion. Also in attendance were the representatives of the Oman Air’s GSA, TPP International Co, Ltd.

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Oman Air and MABGOC Sign Official Partner Agreement Oman Air to fly Asian sporting delegations from across the continent to participate in the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010

Date: 28 Oct 2010 Oman Air has partnered with the Muscat Asian Beach Games Organising Committee (MABGOC) and the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to bring sporting delegations to the Sultanate of Oman and promote the Games through its extensive network. As the Official Airline Partner, Oman Air will fly athletes, officials, media and volunteers of 44 different nationalities to Muscat from 30 destinations, giving them the opportunity to experience the airline's unparalleled service prior to taking part in the Games.

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Oman Air, CFM Sign CFM56-7B Engine Service Agreement

Date: 27 Oct 2010 Oman Air and CFM International today signed a Rate per Flight Hour (RPFH) agreement for the airline’s fleet of 33 CFM56-7B engines. The RPFH is a comprehensive maintenance program customized to Oman Air’s specific requirements. Under the terms of the agreement, CFM guarantees the maintenance cost on a dollar per engine flight hour basis for the airline’s entire fleet of installed and spare CFM56-7B engines powering its fleet of 15 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft throughout the term of the agreement.

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MABGOC and Oman Air Sign Official Partner Agreement

Date: 26 Oct 2010 Oman Air to fly Asian sporting delegations from across continent to participate in 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 as official airline partner.

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Oman Air Sindbad Frequent Flyer Programme Celebrates Oman's 40th National Day

Date: 23 Oct 2010 To mark the importance of the 40th Renaissance Anniversary of the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Air’s Sindbad Frequent Flyer Programme has launched a special promotion ‘Celebrate Oman's 40th National Day’ with Sindbad for its valued members. During a 40-day period commencing on 01st November 2010 and until 10th December 2010, members flying with Oman Air have the opportunity to win up to 100,000 Sindbad Miles.

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Oman Air Signs Agreement With Avis for its Sindbad Frequent Flyer Programme

Date: 17 Oct 2010 Oman Air’s Sindbad Frequent Flyer Programme has signed a new partnership agreement with Avis, a leading car hire company. The partnership, which was officially launch on 1st October 2010, will see Sindbad Frequent Flyer members earning valuable Sindbad Miles on rentals and benefiting from special offers and discounts from Avis.

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Oman Air Signs Agreement With Avis for its Sindbad Frequent Flyer Programme

Date: 18 Oct 2010 Oman Air's Sindbad Frequent Flyer Programme has signed a new partnership agreement with Avis, the leading car hire company. The partnership, which was officially launched on 1st October 2010, will see Sindbad Frequent Flyer members earning valuable Sindbad Miles on rentals and benefiting from special offers and discounts from Avis.

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Oman Air Invites Staff Applications to Perform Hajj

Date: 1 Oct 2010 Oman Air has invited its staff to apply for the airline’s assistance in performing this year’s Hajj. The move by the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman is recognition of the enormous commitment its staff have shown in achieving Oman Air’s exceptional levels of service.   Sheik Ahmed Al Nabhani, Oman Air’s Chief Officer, Support Services, said:

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Oman Air Awarded Silver in German Industry Awards

Date: 28 Sep 2010 Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has been awarded the Silver Award for the Best Marketing Campaign 2010, held by the Travel Industry Club in Cologne, Germany. Every year, the Travel Industry Club hosts an award which recognises and celebrates outstanding achievements in marketing campaigns within the tourism sector. This year, the jury, which included experts from advertising and tourism sectors, selected Oman Air for the Silver Award for its marketing campaign, Soul of Arabia.

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