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Oman Air, Niche Player, Boutique Airline at Pillars of Aviation Summit Make Oman Air Your Airline Partner for Life

Date: 13 Jul 2010 Oman Air, the national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman believes its route towards aviation success lies in being a niche player in a globally and regionally competitive market. Its chief executive officer Peter Hill, who was one of the speakers at the two-day Pillars of Aviation Summit held at the Palace of the Golden Horses in Malaysia, described Oman Air as a niche player looking for niche growth.

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Oman Air Puts Wind in the Sails of Sultanate’s Gift to Singapore

Date: 11 Jul 2010 Following an epic, five-month voyage from Oman to Singapore, the Jewel of Muscat, a traditional Arabian sailing ship built to a 9th Century design, has reached its destination. The ship, a gift to Singapore from the Sultanate of Oman, arrived at Singapore Harbour to be met by the President of Singapore, SR Nathan, where he was presented with a kamal, a 9th Century navigational tool, by the Jewel of Muscat’s Omani captain, Saleh Al Jabri.

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Keeping Pace with Expansion Plans within Europe Oman Air Appoints Trawel Group - GSA for Italy

Date: 5 Jul 2010 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has appointed Trawel Group as General Sales Agent (GSA) for Italy. This decision marks an important milestone in Oman Air’s network expansion in Europe. Trawel is an integrated Group with a turnover of € 27 million and over 70 employees, and is also a leading GSA in Italy, providing services to various travel operators. Mr. Abdulrazaq Alraisi, General Manager Worldwide Sales, Oman Air says:

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Al Ain International Airport Hosts Oman Air's New Product

Date: 4 Jul 2010 Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) today welcomed senior government officials and trade delegations to Al Ain International Airport where Oman Air showcased one of its new Airbus A330-200, after having established its Muscat – Al Ain route in May this year. The new two class A330-200 offers Economy and Business Class cabins. Both are fitted with brand new seats that offer more space, greater comfort, fantastic in-flight entertainment options, and the very latest in communications technology. In fact, the Business Class seat goes way beyond what many airlines offer in First Class. Oman Air's new business and economy products, configured with 20 business class seats and 196 economy class seats.

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Oman Air Boosts European Presence as International Sailing Race Sponsor with Oman Sail

Date: 03 Jul 2010 Oman Air and Oman Sail have announced Oman Air's sponsorship of Oman Sail's Arabian 100 racing yacht Majan, which will take part in the prestigious Route du Rhum later this year. Majan and her crew will also attend Cowes Week, on the Isle of Wight, the largest sailing regatta of it kind in the world. Cowes Week runs from 31st July to 7th August.

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Oman Air Boosts European Presence as International Sailing Race Sponsor with Oman Sail

Date: 30 Jun 2010 On Wednesday 30 June 2010, Oman Sail and Oman Air held a joint press conference to announce Oman Air as sponsor of Oman Sail’s Arabian 100 racing yacht Majan.

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DepartmentOman Air & Malaysia AirlinesEnhance Travel Connectivity

Date: 29 Jun 2010 Oman Air and Malaysia Airlines entered a code-share partnership today, opening up more international destinations to their customers, effective immediately. Oman Air’s passengers who currently enjoy direct flights to Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok will now be connected to 6 new destinations in Malaysia and Asia; Langkawi, Kota Kinabalu, Penang, Kuching, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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Fine Dining Reaches New Heights As Oman Air Launches New A LA Carte In-Flight Menus

Date: 29 Jun 2010 Oman Air has announced the launch of superb new à la carte menus on its flights between London Heathrow and Oman’s capital of Muscat. And with caviar, poached fillet of beef, Loch Fyne gravadlax and a wide range of mouthwatering desserts on offer, Oman Air has clearly demonstrated that fine dining has reached new heights.

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Oman Air and Malaysia Airlines Enhance Travel Connectivity

Date: 29 Jun 2010 Oman Air and Malaysia Airlines entered a code-share partnership today, opening up more international destinations to their customers, effective immediately. Oman Air's passengers, who currently enjoy direct flights from Muscat to Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, will now be connected to six new destinations in Malaysia and Asia; Langkawi, Kota Kinabalu, Penang, Kuching, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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Oman Air & Bank Muscat Partner to Offer Customers Even Greater Value

Date: 20 Jun 2010 Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bank Muscat, the leading Omani financial services provider. Under the terms of the MoU, Oman Air SAOC and Bank Muscat will work across a range of activities to promote each other’s products and services to their employees and customers.

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