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Oman Air Offers 15% Off Flights For Bank Muscat Oman Air Credit Card Holders

Date: 17 September 2014 Oman Air has launched a fantastic special promotion exclusively for the Bank Muscat Oman Air Credit Card holders. Between 15th September and 30th November 2014, holders of the Bank Muscat Oman Air Credit Card - all of whom are also members of Oman Air’s Sindbad programme can enjoy a 15 per cent discount on flights to any one of 24 destinations within Oman Air’s network. Tickets must be booked online at Omanair.com and payment of the discounted fare must be made using a Bank Muscat Oman Air Credit Card.

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Oman Air Celebrates Unprecedented Awards Success In 2014

Date: 10 September 2014 Oman Air is celebrating unprecedented success across a range of international awards and magazine ‘best of…’ lists over the course of 2014. The acclaim has recognised the high quality of Oman Air’s work in every area of its operations and provides a perfect foundation for the next phase of the airline’s ambitious expansion programme, which will start later this year.

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Oman Air Appoints New Chief Sales Officer

Date: 7 September 2014 Oman Air has appointed Mahfood Ali Saleem Al Harthy to the new position of Chief Officer, Sales. Based at Oman Air’s headquarters in Muscat, Mr Al Harthy will report to Chief Operating Officer Abdulrahman Al Busaidy. Mahfood Al Harthy, an Omani citizen, joins Oman Air from Etihad Airways, where he held the position of General Manager – Oman, prior to which he was Managing Director of AFKAR Enterprises & Investment Co. LLC for three years.

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Wings Of Oman September 2014: Zurich, Musandam, And Much More

Date: 7 September 2014 For the September 2014 edition, Oman Air’s Wings of Oman magazine profiles two of the world’s finest travel destinations - Zurich, in Switzerland; and Oman’s mountainous Musandam region, on the northern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. As usual, it also features a range of news and articles that the modern traveller would absolutely appreciate. Zurich is a true ‘land of luxury’, and the Wings of Oman ‘Check Out’ feature looks at why this is so - and why this Swiss city often gets voted as a ‘best quality of life city in the world’ to live in.

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30 Oman Air Facebook Winners Experience The Best Oman Has To Offer

Date: 27 August 2014 Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has welcomed to the Sultanate the first three of the thirty winners of its recent, phenomenally successful Facebook promotion, entitled ‘Fly a Boeing 737’. The three winners from Dubai, along with their partners arrived at Muscat International Airport and were accorded a warm welcome by Mohammed Al Shikely, General Manager Marketing of Oman Air, along with Oman Air’s Social Media team, who presented the guests with gifts.

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Officially Unveils New First Class Amenity Kits

Date: 26 August 2014 Oman Air has officially unveiled its brand-new amenity kits for First Class passengers. Designed by Harmony/gategroup, the two kits – one for male passengers and the other for female passengers - offer premium customers every luxury they need to arrive at their destination refreshed, groomed and ready to enjoy their stay.

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Oman Air Partners With Aston Martin For Exclusive New Lagonda Test

Date: 25 August 2014 World class luxury airline Oman Air is today, [TBC], proud to announce a key partnership with globally renowned British car manufacturer Aston Martin which sees the Middle Eastern carrier bring the marque’s yet-to-be-launched Lagonda to Muscat as part of its early testing programme. Reviving the iconic Lagonda name from Aston Martin’s renowned heritage, the brand new car is a top-of-the-range, luxury four-door super-saloon which has been designed exclusively for the Middle East market – and Oman’s awe-inspiring mountains, deserts and state-of-the-art road network are providing the perfect backdrop for essential summer heat testing.

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Oman Air Unveils New Performance Management System

Date: 17 August 2014 As Oman Air prepares for its next phase of rapid expansion, due to launch later this year with the arrival of the first of 20 new aircraft, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has reaffirmed its commitment to the highest quality in all areas of its operations.

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Wings of Oman August Issue: Promoting Salalah Tourism Festival Globally

Date: 5 August 2014 Oman Air’s Wings of Oman magazine once again looks at the best of world travel – locally in the Sultanate of Oman, and internationally in Kuala Lumpur. The Wings of Oman ‘Check Out’ feature profiles why the Malaysian city of Kuala Lumpur is the perfect place for travellers to be involved with world-class outdoor adventure experiences. Whitewater rafting, trekking in the jungle, paragliding, nature reserves, skydiving, scuba diving, rock climbing, and many other outdoor-related activities are all part of the package.

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New Features On Oman Air’s Website Offer Greater Choice & Convenience

Date: 3 August 2014 Oman Air has further expanded the choice and convenience that it offers customers by enhancing the range of booking options on its newly-designed website at www.omanair.com, and by making its web check-in service even easier to use. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman now offers more choice of fares for every sector on its website, and customers can also view fares for their selection of cabin class, as well as those of a higher cabin class, in a single view. In addition, fare rules are now displayed with a simple roll-over of the customer’s mouse, making the choice of fares simpler than ever, and a new feature enables customers to pre-reserve seats at the time of booking.

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