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Wings of Oman Promotes Muscat Festival 2014 in Latest Issue

Date: 31 Dec 2013 The January 2014 edition of Wings of Oman heads off into the New Year in style, with a feature-profile of the much-loved Muscat Festival, which will be taking place from 23 January to 22 February this year. With the success of last year’s festival in mind – and considering that Oman Air will be serving as the Muscat Festival’s official carrier this year – the 2014 event should be as memorable and spectacular as ever.

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Oman Air Annual Report Wins Gold in New York

Date: 25 Dec 2013 Oman Air, the national airline, continues to soar to greater heights. At the 27th Annual International ARC Awards - the world’s largest annual report competition – the Oman Air Annual Report was adjudged the Gold winner in the category for Non-Traditional Annual Report – Airlines, amongst hundreds of entries from over 60 countries.

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Oman Air Gives Flight to 43 Exhibitions in Air

Date: 24 Dec 2013 In celebration of the 43rd year of the reign of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, Oman Air is sponsoring a major international exhibition organised by the Oman Society of Fine Arts. 43 Exhibitions in Air will see the work of 43 Omani artists displayed on seven key routes within Oman Air's network of 43 destinations. The flying exhibition of Omani art was launched on Thursday 19th December 2013 and saw all 43 artists gather at Oman Air headquarters in Muscat, before travelling on to the city's Al Alam Palace for a VIP reception which marked the official launch of the creative initiative.

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Oman Air Hosts Vital HIRAC Workshops

Date: 16 Dec 2013 Oman Air has held a series of one-day training workshops for staff involved in identifying and evaluating hazards, and controlling risks across the company.

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Oman Air Signs Exclusive Repair Contract with Bombardier Aerospace

Date: 2 Dec 2013 Oman Air has announced that it has signed a repair agreement with Bombardier Aerospace, based in Belfast, UK. The eight-year contract will see Bombardier perform all repair work on Rolls-Royce Trent 700 inlet cowls for Oman Air's fleet of Airbus A330 aircraft.

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Oman Air Hails Success of World Travel Market 2013

24 Nov 2013 Oman Air has hailed the success of this year's World Travel Market (WTM) after receiving more visitors to its stand than at any time over the last three years. And the success of Oman Air's participation at WTM mirrors that of the Sultanate of Oman's tourism promotion, led by the Oman Ministry of Tourism and Oman Air, which latest research shows has seen the country's income from tourism rise to over $1 billion dollars for the first time in its history.

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Royal Jordanian And Oman Air Enter Free Sale Codeshare Agreement

Date: 17 Nov 2013 Royal Jordanian and Oman Air signed a free sale codeshare agreement offering passengers seven weekly flights between Amman, Jordan, and Muscat, Oman. Under the terms of the agreement, which became effective from October 27, 2013, the flights are operated by Oman Air and marketed by both carriers. The move comes in light of the suspension of the RJ operations to Muscat, in November 2012 whereas Oman Air now operates seven weekly flights between Amman and Muscat.

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Oman Air Lends Support to the Geological Society of Oman

Date: 30 Oct 2013 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, supported the Geological Society of Oman on a scientific journey to the mountains of Dhofar Governorate recently. The trip aimed to explore the geological formations in the province of Dhofar and revealed some of the mystery about the origin and age of some of the types of rocks in the area. The trip was led by David Alsop, a geological expert working at Petroleum Development Oman, and Dr. Mohamed Al Kindi, President of the Geological Society of Oman. A group of geological scientists participated in the trip including scientists from petroleum companies, the Department of Earth Sciences in Sultan Qaboos University and the German University of Technology in Oman.

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Oman Air Becomes Premium Sponsor of National Bank of Oman Golf Classic

Date: 24 Oct 2013 Oman Air has been appointed as Premium Sponsor of the inaugural National Bank of Oman Golf Classic tournament, following a signing ceremony held in Muscat on 21st October 2013.

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Oman Air Reaffirms Its Commitment to Women in the Work Place

Date: 23 Oct 2013 To coincide with Omani Women’s Day on 17th October 2013, Oman Air has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting, empowering and promoting women in the workplace.

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