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Oman Air Announces New Sponsorship of Oman Sail

Date: 21 Apr 2013 Oman Air has announced a new partnership with Oman Sail that will see the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman sponsor the Oman Sail, Multi One Design 70 (MOD 70) over the course of the 2013 season. The sponsorship builds on Oman Air’s support over recent years of the Extreme Sailing Series, participation in the Route Du Rhum race between France and Guadaloupe and world record-breaking Round Britain and Ireland bid by the Oman Air Majan trimaran.

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Oman Air Receives Unique Award at Travelplus Airline Amenity Bag Awards 2012 in Hamburg

Date: 15 Apr 2013 Oman Air has received a unique award in recognition of the outstanding quality of its First Class and Business Class amenity kits. Oman Air has received a unique award in recognition of the outstanding quality of its First Class and Business Class amenity kits.

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Oman Air Announces Major Growth in Onboard Connectivity Take-up

Date: 14 Apr 2013 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced major growth in uptake by passengers of its inflight mobile phone and wi-fi connectivity. Between January 2012 and January 2013, the airline experienced a 130 per cent increase in internet package sales and a 180 percent increase in connectivity revenues. Mobile phone connectivity is charged at roaming rates by individual service providers.

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Oman Air’s Sindbad FFP Launches Exclusive Facebook Promotion

Date: 25 Mar 2013 Sindbad, Oman Air’s Frequent Flyer Programme has announced a 30% discount on mileage redemption for Sindbad members from Muscat to 16 destinations across the Middle-east, Indian subcontinent and Europe.

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Oman Air and Airbus Bring ‘The Little Engineer’ Workshops to Omani Students

Date: 24 Mar 2013 ‘The Little Engineer’ workshops for Omani students part of ‘Future by Airbus’ initiative for sustainable aviation empowered by the future talent.

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Oman Air Celebrates 20th Anniversary with One-Day Mega Sale

Date: 19 Mar 2013 In celebration of its 20th Anniversary, and for one day only, Oman Air is offering a fantastic 20 per cent discount on all international return fares..

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Oman Air Enhances Cargo Capacity with DHL Joint Venture

Date: 12 Mar 2013

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Oman Air Makes Business Class Seat Talk

Date: 10 Mar 2013 I am a seat, like me!” In recent years, boutique airline Oman Air has received many awards for its seats, including “Best Business Class Airline Seat in the World” for two years in a row from renowned airline quality experts Skytrax. Coinciding with the ITB Berlin tourism fair, which ran from 6th to 10th March 2013, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, building on the popularity of its spacious and comfortable Business Class seat, made it a fun and engaging character in a two-phase Facebook campaign.

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Oman Air Continues Support of the Muscat Festival 2013

Date: 10 Feb 2013 Oman Air, the Official Carrier and Gold Sponsor of the month-long Muscat Festival 2013 is successfully continuing its long relationship with this popular celebration of all aspects of Omani culture. The Festival, which takes place between January 30th and February 28th, focuses this year on education, fun and entertainment for youth, and is expected to attract up to two million visitors.

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Oman Air Adds Two Further Aircraft to Its Growing Fleet

Date: 3 Feb 2013 Oman Air is further expanding its fleet of Boeing 737-800s with the introduction of two additional aircraft, bringing the airline’s total fleet strength to 30. The expansion follows shortly after the Sultanate of Oman and India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to meet the increased demand for air services between the two countries. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was also signed between Oman and Pakistan to increase the number of flights between the two countries.

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