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Oman Air, CFM International Celebrate 10-Year Relationship

Date: 26 Mar 2011 In a special ceremony held at the Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa Sultanate of Oman, Oman Air and CFM International celebrated 10 years of cooperation and together marked the achievement of 500,000 engine flight hours on the airline's fleet of CFM56-7B engines.

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Oman Air Recognises Achievements of Airport Services Managers at Major Muscat Conference

Date: 22 Mar 2011 Oman Air has held a major conference of Airport Services Managers in Oman's capital city, Muscat. The conference brought together all of the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman's Airport Services Managers to discuss a range of key issues, review performance to date and plan for a future that will see the airline continue its rapid expansion.

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First Trainees Graduate Following Oman Air's CIEH Food Safety Accreditatione

Date: 21 Mar 2011 The first trainees to complete the food safety course following Oman Air's accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) as a Food Safety Training Centre, have just graduated at Muscat International Airport. The course – offered at Levels 01 and 02 - further enhances staff awareness of the importance of food safety within the production kitchens of Oman Air.

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Oman Air Catering Services - A Registered CIEH Food Safety Training Centre

Another accolade has recently been added to Oman Air’s Catering Unit at Muscat Intl Airport -this being accreditation as a CIEH registered training centre for food safety - levels 01 and 02. This will further enhance the staff’s awareness of the importance of food safety within the production kitchens of Oman Air.

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Oman Air Continues Showcasing its Unique Products at ITB

Date: 12 Mar 2011 Oman Air, the national carrier of sultanate of Oman, is participating at the ITB Berlin 2011 Convention, which is taking place from 9 to 13 March. A delegation of senior officials of the airline is attending the event, which provides a unique opportunity to meet current and new business partners from every corner of the globe. Abdulrazaq Al Raisi, Chief Commercial Affaires of Oman Air said:

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Mercator Helps Automate Oman Air's Cargo Operations

Date: 6 Mar 2011 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, and Emirates Group's IT services business sign multimillion dollar deal. Deal calls for the deployment of Mercator's SkyChain system to lift productivity levels across the business.

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Oman Air Honoured for Participation at the Shanghai Expo

Date: 1 Mar 2011 Oman Air, one of the participants of the Shanghai Expo 2010 from the Sultanate, was honoured under the auspices of His Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, minister of heritage and culture, recently. Khalid Abdul Wahab Al Balushi, Government Relations Manager, received the memento presented by the Chief Guest on behalf of Oman Air.

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Oman Air Marks a Successful Partaking in Muscat Festival

Date: 27 Feb 2011 Oman Air the official carrier for Muscat Festival 2011 has put up a colourful stall at the Qurum Natural Park, one of the two venues of this year's Muscat Festival. The stall that has been attracting a lot of visitors gives valuable information on the destinations, frequencies of flights to some of the new destinations and ticket-related services.

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2010: A Milestone in the Success Story of Oman Air

Date: 22 Feb 2011 Cargo revenues increased by 238% Air cargo increased by 99% Revenues increased by 51% Number of passengers increased by 38% Passenger load factor grew by 11%

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Oman Air Announces 2010 as its Most Successful Year to Date

Date: 22 Feb 2011 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has bucked the trend of the recent recession by announcing 2010 as its most successful year to date, with outstanding performances in many areas of the airline's business operations.

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