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Oman Air Scoops Two Awards In One Day

Date: 23 December 2014 Oman Air’s customer service and business leadership have each attracted high praise on the same day, from two different organisations. On Thursday November 13th, the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management (ISMM) presented the MENA Customer Delight Award to Oman Air at a glittering ceremony held at Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai. The award recognised Oman Air’s “Exceptional and Fantastic Customer Service and Customer Experience”.

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Oman Air Named World’s Leading Airline - Economy Class 2014

Date: 21 December 2014 Oman Air has been named as the World’s Leading Airline – Economy Class at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2014, in Anguilla. The ceremony, presented by award-winning actress Vivica Fox at the CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa, was attended by hundreds of dignitaries and international media, as well as government and industry leaders. Following the awards, Paul Gregorowitsch, Chief Executive of Oman Air, commented:

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Oman Air And Standard Chartered Sign Landmark Financing Deal

Date: 16 December 2014 Oman Air the national carrier of Sultanate of Oman, and Standard Chartered, through its award winning Aviation Finance team, Pembroke, have signed a Sale and Operating Leaseback transaction for three B737-800 aircraft. The first two aircraft were delivered in November and December 2014, with the third delivery planned for February 2015.

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Oman Air Inaugurates New North Runway At Muscat International Airport

Date: 16 December 2014 An Oman Air Airbus A330 was the first aircraft to land at Muscat International Airport’s brand-new North Runway. The aircraft touched down at around 12:40 on Sunday 14th December. It then taxied to the airport’s North Apron, where it was greeted by the Guest of Honour for the occasion, Minister of Royal Office HE General Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Numani, VIPs and the media. An Oman Air delegation led by the Chief Executive Officer Paul Gregorowitsch and Chief Officer Service Delivery Andrew Walsh introduced the pilot to His Excellency and other guests.

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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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VIPs And Media Join Oman Air’s Inaugural Flight To Manila

Date: 2 December 2014 VIPs and journalists are joining Oman Air’s inaugural flight from Muscat to Manila on 2nd December 2014. The new service will offer three flights per week aboard Oman Air’s Airbus A330s. A cake-cutting ceremony was held at Oman Air’s First and Business class check-in area at the Muscat International Airport to commemorate the inaugural flight, under the aegis of HE Sayyid Bader Bin Hamad Al Busaidy, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Oman Air Showcases Its Latest Airbus A330-300 And Boeing B737-900ER Aircraft

Date: 1 December 2014 Under the patronage of H.E Darwish Ismail Al Balushi, Minister Responsible for Financial Affairs and Oman Air’s Chairman of the Board, Oman Air showcased the latest additions to its growing fleet. At an exclusive event in Muscat on Monday 1st December, VIPs, Sindbad Frequent Flyer Programme members and media representatives, in addition to Oman Air’s staff, were shown around both the brand new A330-300 and B737-900 aircraft. Each features brand new interiors, seats and inflight entertainment systems.

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Oman Air And Airbus Showcase The Exciting Future Of Flying

Date: 23 November 2014   ‘Future by Airbus’ initiative for sustainable aviation and the development of future talent. Under the Patronage of HE Mohsin Khamis Al Balushi, Advisor to Ministry of Commerce & Industry Board Member of Oman Air; Oman Air and Airbus held ‘The Future by Airbus’ presentation at the Oman Tourism College today. The interactive presentation aims to challenge students to think more innovatively for the future of aviation.

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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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