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Lead Sponsor Oman Air Hails Success Of JOBEX 2014

Date: 30 April 2014 Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has declared its participation as Lead Sponsor of JOBEX 2014 to be a great success. The annual event, held at the Oman International Exhibition Centre in Muscat, is one of the Gulf region's leading recruitment and career guidance forums and is held under the auspices of the Oman Ministry of Manpower. The event provided an ideal platform for individuals from throughout Oman interested in current vacancies, career options and training programmes offered by some of the biggest industry players within the region.

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Oman Air Triumphs For Fourth Year Running At Travelplus Airline Amenity Bag Awards

Date: 14 Apr 2014 Oman Air has triumphed at this year’s TravelPlus Airline Amenity Bag Awards – the fourth year in a row that the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has been recognised at this prestigious aviation industry event. The TravelPlus Gold Award for Best First Class Male Amenity Bag was presented to Oman Air at a glittering ceremony in Hamburg, after 120 submissions were considered for 20 categories of the awards.

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Oman Air holds India Business Review in Jaipur

Date: 09 Apr 2014 The importance of India to Oman Air's sales strategy was underlined recently, when the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman held its India Business Review and sales team orientation programme in Jaipur, the Pink City of India. The event, held on 2nd and 3rd April, was presided over by Oman Air Chief Commercial Officer Abdulrazaq Alraisi, supported by the airline's General Manager Worldwide Sales and Senior Manager Sales - Asia Pacific, and brought together Oman Air's Country Manager - India, District Sales Managers from Oman Air's 10 Indian stations and the management and sales team heads of its GSAs in India.

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Wings of Oman April 2014: Showcase of the World

Date: 08 Apr 2014 After recently being re-designed and re-launched, Oman Air’s Wings of Oman magazine continues to showcase and celebrate the best of what the Sultanate of Oman – and the world – has to offer the traveller.

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Oman Air Recognizes Sultanate’s Travel Agents at Awards Ceremony

Date: 07 Apr 2014 Oman Air has recognized the contribution of the Sultanate's travel agents to the airline's success in 2013. Gold, Silver and Bronze awards were presented to the top travel agents of 2013 at a ceremony which was held at the Al Bustan Palace, the Ritz Carlton Group's prestigious hotel near the Omani capital of Muscat. The Gold Award was presented to Bahwan Travel Agencies (BTA) LLC, Silver went to Travel City LLC, and the Bronze award was received by Oman United Agencies (OUA) LLC. A number of other travel agencies were also recognized and received awards for their continued efforts and support.

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Lights Go Out As Oman Air Marks Earth Hour

Date: 02 Apr 2014 The lights went out across Oman Air’s network of 43 international destinations, as Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, joined millions of people around the world in marking Earth Hour. Earth Hour is a campaign which was launched by WWF in 2007. It has since grown into a global movement which crowdsources actions from individuals, businesses, organisations and governments to generate environmental outcomes, encouraging innovation and creativity for the planet.

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Oman Air Reports Positive Results At AGM, Increases Authorised Share Capital

Date: 30 Mar 2014 Oman Air's revenues increase in 2013 by 10 per cent to RO381,709 million Passenger numbers up by 13 per cent to almost five million Capacity increased to 14.9 billion available seat kilometres Cargo handling up by 7 per cent to 119,785 tonnes 6.5 million meals served – an increase of 400,000 Authorised share capital to be increased by OR 200 million to OR 700 million At a packed Annual General Meeting recently, Oman Air reported strong increases in revenues and passenger numbers, supported by growth in seat capacity, cargo operations and the number of passengers carried in 2013.

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Oman Air Named Second in List of World’s Best Business Class Airlines

Date: 16 Mar 2014 Oman Air has achieved second place in American Express Executive Travel's 2014 Top 12 list of the Best Airlines for Business Class. In announcing the accolade, which was also published by CNN, Executive Travel praised Oman Air's exemplary service, as well as its Business Class cabins and seats. Oman Air was beaten only by Singapore Airlines.

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Oman Air Media Award At ITB Berlin 2014

Best Travel Article About Oman Within the Past Five Years Date: 12 Mar 2014 Oman Air successfully participated in the recently concluded travel convention ITB, Berlin, which is also referred as the World's Leading Travel Trade Show. This year's ITB Berlin sent out very positive signals for the international travel industry. This year also saw Oman Air giving away awards at the First Oman Air Media Awards, held on the sidelines of the ITB. This event was attended by the journalists community of Germany along with the top management of Oman Air.

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Oman Air Appoints GSA for Turkey

Date: 09 Mar 2014 Oman Air has announced the appointment  of Katera Tourism Investment Group as general sales agents (GSA) for Turkey. The appointment, which sees the company take responsibilty for offline sales in the Turkish market, is effective immediately and follows the signing late last year of a codeshare agreement with Turkish Airlines.                        

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