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Oman Air Appoints Regional Manager - Asia Pacific

Date: 22 Mar 2010 Oman Air has appointed Chris Phipps as Regional Manager – Asia Pacific region. Chris comes with a wealth of experience in the airline industry. Prior to joining Oman Air, he was working as the Regional Manager for Qatar Airways in Libya. He also had a successful stint at the British Airways for over eleven years before joining Qatar Airways. Abdulrazaq Alraisi, General Manager, Worldwide Operations says:

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Oman Air Appoints Maitha Al Mahrouqi as Country Manager Oman

Date: 18 Mar 2010 Oman Air announced the appointment of Maitha Al Mahrouqi as country manager for Oman. Born, brought up and partly educated in Oman, Maitha brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge that she acquired within a span of a decade. She also carries with her the tag of perhaps being the first female cartographer from the region, and the first Omani cartographer as well.

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Oman Air Introduces Online Check-in

Date: 15 Mar 2010 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced that customers can now check in for their flights using the internet. The interactive online check-in facility is available for travellers departing from the majority of Oman Air's international destinations, including London Heathrow. The announcement is the latest step in the transformation of the airline, which has also seen the introduction of new aircraft, luxurious new seating in First, Business and Economy Classes, state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment, new menus and new uniforms. In addition, Oman Air has just become the first airline in the world to offer mobile phone and wi-fi connectivity onboard its Airbus A330 fleet.

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Travel Expert Praises Oman Air’s Luxury Service

Date: 14 Mar 2010 The Middle East’s most exciting airline, the Sultanate of Oman’s national carrier Oman Air, has been praised by one of the world’s leading luxury travel experts.

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Fly to Dubai with Oman Air at Unbeatable Prices

Date: 9 Mar 2010 Fly to Dubai from just RO 22 Up to Six flights daily between Muscat and Dubai Price inclusive of all taxes No extra charge for seat selection, baggage or catering. Business travellers get more time on day trips and all travellers get more options and more choice.

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Oman Air All Geared for ITB 2010

Date: 7 Mar 2010 Oman Air, the national carrier of sultanate of Oman, will be participating at the ITB Berlin 2010 Convention, which will take place from 10 to 14 March. Peter Hill, Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer, who will head the Company’s delegation to the event, said that ITB provided a unique opportunity to meet current and new business partners from every corner of the globe. Peter Hill added:

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Oman Air Makes Aviation History Oman Air Goes Live with Internet and Mobile OnAir

Date: 2 Mar 2010 Marking a pioneering milestone in the history of aviation, Oman Air has become the first airline in the world to offer both mobile and broadband Internet on board its flights. Offering in-flight connectivity is part of Oman Air's continuous drive to enhance customers' travel experience and offer them innovative services using the latest technological developments. With the introduction of cutting-edge technology that offers passengers the convenience of connecting to the Internet and mobile phone from the comfort of their seat, passengers onboard Oman Air's A330 flights need never be out of touch with the world, even as they fly.

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Oman Air Makes Aviation History Oman Air Goes Live with Internet and Mobile OnAir

Date: 2 Mar 2010 Marking a pioneering milestone in the history of aviation, Oman Air became the first airline in the world to offer both mobile and broadband internet on board its flights. Offering in-flight connectivity is part of Oman Air’s ongoing drive to continuously enhance their customer travel experience and offer them innovative services commensurate with the latest technological developments. Incorporating a cutting-edge most advanced technology that gives the instant convenience of connecting to the internet and mobile phone from the comfort of their seat, passengers travelling now onboard Oman Air’s A 330 flights will never be out of touch with the world even as they fly.

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Oman Air Join Hands with Spatial Composite Solutions

Date: 1 Mar 2010 Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has awarded a US $2.6M contract to Spatial Composite Solutions, the Dubai-based manufacturer of crew training equipment for two new Cabin Crew Safety Trainers.

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Oman Air Celebrates Operations to Sri Lanka

Date: 23 Feb 2010 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, will be celebrating the launch of flights to its latest destination, the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo, at a special event in the city on February 26th. Four flights a week from Oman's capital city, Muscat, to Colombo were introduced in November last year.

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