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For the Second Consecutive Year Oman Air Training Centre Recognised Among the Top Ten Authorized in Middle East

Date: 10 Jun 2013 The Oman Air Training Centre has been awarded a much-coveted place in IATA's Middle East 2012 Top Ten Authorized Training Centre listing for the second continuous year. This confirms the high standards of Oman Air’s training and staff development which not only caters to the needs of the staff, but also attracts people from other organisations to utilize the resources provided at the Oman Air Training Centre.

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Oman National Team Announce Major Local Sponsor

Date: 7 Jun 2012 The Oman Football Association is pleased to announce that Oman Air is coming on board as the Key Partner for the Oman national team, and as the official carrier of the Oman Football Association. With Fridays’ 2014 FIFA World CupTM qualifier against Australia just a few short days away, this new partnership is sure to be greeted with enthusiasm, as further signs of the whole country getting behind the campaign to qualify for the World Cup finals.

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Oman National Team Announce Major Local Sponsor

Date: 7 Jun 2012 The Oman Football Association is pleased to announce that Oman Air is coming on board as the Key Partner for the Oman national team, and as the official carrier of the Oman Football Association. With Fridays' 2014 FIFA World CupTM qualifier against Australia just a few short days away, this new partnership is sure to be greeted with enthusiasm, as further signs of the whole country getting behind the campaign to qualify for the World Cup finals.

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Oman Air Launches New Tehran Service

Date: 6 June 2012 Oman Air will launch a new daily service between Muscat and the Iranian capital Tehran from 1st September 2012.

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Oman Air Appoints New General Manager, Quality and Safety

Date: 6 Jun 2012 Captain Manin bin Khalifa bin Said Al-SaidOman Air has appointed Janab Al Sayyid Captain Manin bin Khalifa bin Said Al-Said to the new position of General Manager, Quality and Safety. The role, which includes responsibility for Emergency Response Planning, was previously included within the duties of Oman Air's Chief Officer, Flight Operations. Welcoming Captain Al-Said to Oman Air, the airline's Chief Executive Officer, Wayne Pearce, said:

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Oman Air Appoints New General Manager, Quality and Safety

Date: 3 Jun 2012 Oman Air has appointed Janab Al Sayyid Captain Manin bin Khalifa bin Said Al-Said to the new position of General Manager, Quality and Safety. The role, which includes responsibility for Emergency Response Planning, was previously included within the duties of Oman Air’s Chief Officer, Flight Operations. Welcoming Captain Al-Said to Oman Air, the airline’s Chief Executive Officer, Wayne Pearce, said:

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Oman Air Appoints New Country Manager for Oman

Date: 28 May 2012 As Country Manager for Oman Air, Mr. Al Lawati will be responsible for achieving the set targets of our hub station – Oman, by optimising the sales revenue and seeking ways and means of promoting Oman Air through various sales channels.

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Oman Air Announces a Senior Management New Appointment

Date: 21 May 2012 Following the decision by Captain Patrick Rotsaert, Chief Officer Flight Operations, to retire from the company, Captain Ali Hassan Sulaiman has been appointed Acting Chief Officer Flight Operations. Captain Ali, an Omani national, brings more than 30 years of professional experience in civil aviation into his new role. He began his career as a student pilot at 1981. Captain Sulaiman is experienced in flying a range of aircraft, including the Tri0Star, Boeing 737 and 767, and Airbus A320, A330 and A340.

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Oman Air Announces a Senior Management New Appointment

Date: 21 May 2012 Captain Ali Hassan Sulaiman has been appointed Acting Chief Officer Flight Operations for Oman Air, following the decision by Captain Patrick Rotsaert, Chief Officer Flight Operations, to retire from the company.

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Oman Air Nominated ‘Best Business Class Airline, Middle East’ at Business Destinations Travel Awards

Date: 13 May 2012 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has been awarded ‘Best Business Class Airline, Middle East’ in the prestigious Business Destinations Travel Awards 2012. The Business Destinations Travel Awards are voted for by readers of Business Destinations magazine, which is published in the UK every other month. The magazine has a worldwide readership of more than 100,000 and is distributed in premium aircraft cabins and airport lounges, to travel professionals and is sold through retail outlets.

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