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Oman Air Welcomes VIPs And Media Aboard Inaugural Flight To Jakarta

Date: 14 December 2014 Oman Air welcomed VIPs, Travel agents and journalists aboard its celebratory inaugural flight from Muscat to Jakarta on Sunday 14th December 2014. The new service will be available from 12th December and will offer four flights per week aboard Oman Air’s award-winning Airbus A330s. The inaugural flight was preceded by a cake-cutting ceremony at Oman Air’s First and Business Class check-in area at the Muscat International Airport. The event was attended by Chief Guest His Excellency Nasser Bin Khamis Al Jashmi, Under Secretary for the Ministry of Finance, who also joined the flight to Jakarta.

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Oman Air’s New Muscat-Jakarta Service Takes To The Skies

Date: 13 December 2014 Oman Air’s first flight from its home base of Muscat to the Indonesian capital of Jakarta took off on Friday 12 December. The new service will operate four flights per week and will offer convenient connections at Muscat to exciting destinations throughout Oman Air’s rapidly-expanding network.

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Inflight Magazine’s Liz Moscrop Wins Oman Air Media Awards UK 2014

Date: 19 November 2014 Liz Moscrop, the editor of Inflight magazine, has been named as the overall winner of the Oman Air Media Awards UK 2014. The announcement was made at a ceremony held on Oman Air’s stand at World Travel Market, in London. In addition, Ms Moscrop won the ‘Best article about Oman Air’ category of the awards. The ‘Best article about Oman Air’s sports sponsorship’ award went to Kate Laven, of the Sunday Telegraph, the ‘Best blog article about Oman’ award was won by Iain Mallory, of Mallory on Travel, and the ‘Best print article about Oman’ award went to Lyn Hughes, editor of travel magazine Wanderlust.

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Oman Air Celebrates At WTM 2014

Date: 9 November 2014 Oman Air celebrated in style at this year’s World Travel Market starting from the 3rd until the 6th of November. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman shared with guests its unprecedented awards success over the last 12 months. And in a move aimed to reciprocate the airline’s success, Oman Air used the occasion of WTM to announce the winners of its own brand-new awards programme, the Oman Air Media Awards UK. Since last year’s highly successful participation in World Travel Market, Oman Air has scooped numerous international awards, been named in an array of magazine ‘Top 10’ lists and received praise from customers and travel trade representatives alike.

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Luxury Trip To Muscat Up For Grabs At Oman Air Media Awards

Date: 29 October 2014 Journalists and bloggers are being invited to enter examples of their work into the Oman Air Media Awards UK 2014 – and the winner will bag a luxury break for two in Oman’s beautiful capital city of Muscat. Oman Air is inviting entries for four categories of the awards, with the winner of each category going forward for consideration as the overall winner.

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Oman Air Experiences Huge Demand For Manila And Jakarta Seats

Date: 22 October 2014 Oman Air is experiencing unexpectedly high demand for seats on two new routes that are due to be launched in December. Bookings to the two new destinations of Manila and Jakarta opened in August and immediately attracted enquiries from passengers planning their Christmas and New Year breaks. In addition, great interest in the new flights have been expressed by the international Filipino and Indonesian diaspora, who have warmly welcomed this new opportunity to visit friends and family in their home cities.

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Oman Air Adds Business Class Service On Four Eastbound Routes

Date: 15 October 2014 Oman Air has announced plans to introduce Business Class cabins to four of its most popular eastbound routes. From 1st October, customers will be able to enjoy Oman Air’s comfortable, stylish and award-winning Business Class service on flights from the airline’s home base of Muscat to Calicut, Lucknow and Jaipur, in India, and to Chittagong, in Bangladesh.   Oman Air operates Boeing B737s on all routes to the sub-Continent and, in response to phenomenal demand, has previously offered only Economy Class cabins to Calicut, Lucknow, Jaipur and Chittagong.

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Oman Air Staff Benefit From Free Health Assessment Campaign

Date: 1 October 2014 Oman Air staff in Muscat have received free medical assessments, as part of the Airline’s drive to improve health awareness throughout the company. Attendance was outstanding and more than 100 eager employees participated. The assessments were organized by the Medical Welfare section of Oman Air’s Human Resources department and were delivered by Apollo Sugar. They included consultations with diabetes specialist, blood sugar and blood pressure checks, physical check-ups - including measurement of height, weight and BMI (body mass index) - and an awareness and education programme about the "Complications of Diabetes and how to delay the Complications".

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Oman Air Appoints New Country Manager For Oman

Date: 29 September 2014 Oman Air has appointed Hamad Mohamed Al-Harthy as its new Country Manager for Oman. Mr Al Harthy’s appointment is effective immediately and he is based at the airline’s headquarters in Muscat.

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Oman Air Launches Three-Day Business Class September Sale

Date: 22 September 2014 For three days only, Oman Air is offering a fantastic 25 per cent reduction on Business Class return fares from Muscat and Salalah, in Oman, to a select range of thrilling international destinations across the Middle East, Asia and Europe. The sale runs from Tuesday 23rd September until Thursday 25th September, inclusive, and covers fares booked for travel between 23rd September and 30th November 2014, excluding peak travel periods, such as Eid.

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