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Wings Of Oman July 2014: Khareef Season Is Here!

Date: 1 July 2014 Oman Air’s latest Wings of Oman magazine showcases why the Dhofar region in southern Oman is absolutely the place to be this summer.

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Oman Air Gives Record Boost to Salalah Flights for Summer Season

Date: 29 June 2014 Oman Air is boosting its Muscat to Salalah services to meet extra demand during the summer season. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman is increasing the number of services to Salalah from 52 flights per week to 84, from 24th July to 15th September 2014, to cope with the increasing popularity of the destination during the Khareef season.

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Oman Air Accepts Two Trophies At Arab Tourism Media Awards

Date: 8 June 2014 Oman Air is celebrating the latest in a sting of prestigious honours, following the presentation to the airline of the 'Best Arab Air Carrier' award at the Arab Tourism Media Awards. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman was also given a special award in appreciation of its long-term and continuing support for the Arab Tourism Media. The Arab Tourism Media Awards are now in their fourth year and were held at the Al Bustan Palace hotel, Muscat. They were organised by the Arab Centre for Tourism Media, in collaboration with the Oman Ministry of Tourism and under the auspices of Ahmed bin Nasser al Mehrzi, Minister of Tourism.

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Wings of Oman: June 2014 - ‘Flying The Achievements Of The Omani Youth To Wide Horizons’

Date: 4 Jun 2014 One of the highlights in the latest issue of Oman Air’s Wings of Oman magazine is the focus on the achievements of Oman’s youth and young adult population – and the valuable initiatives they’re currently involved in to promote the Sultanate of Oman in various fields. As usual, the magazine focuses on the most important events and activities currently taking place around the world, and also showcases a selection of local and international tourism destinations that are guaranteed to satisfy the curiosity of the modern day traveller.

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Oman Air Scoops Three Titles At Oman Web Awards

Date: 2 Jun 2014 Oman Air has won three categories of the 8th Oman Web Awards, which were presented at a glittering ceremony held at the Al Bustan Palace hotel in Muscat. The Chief Guest of the event was HE Hamood Sangour Al Zadjali, the Executive President of the Central Bank of Oman (CBO). Oman Air triumphed in the E-commerce, Food and Beverages and Services categories of the awards, in recognition, respectively, of the national carrier’s overall website at www.omanair.com, its catering presence at catering.omanair.com, and its cargo operation at cargo.omanair.com.

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Oman Air Moves Qatar Operation To Brand-New Doha Hamad International Airport

Date: 21 May 2014 Oman Air is to move its Qatar operation from Doha International Airport to the newly opened Doha Hamad International Airport, from 22nd May 2014. The move follows the new airport's soft opening on 30th April and most of the airlines currently flying from Doha International Airport will, over the next few weeks, be accommodated at the new, state-of-the-art facilities. The change of location means that Oman Air's services from Muscat to Doha will now arrive at the new Hamad International Airport, giving passengers the opportunity to be amongst the first to experience the dramatic new development.

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Oman Air Targets Sultanate’s Students In Renewed Recruitment Drive

Date: 19 May 2014 Oman Air is offering new graduates the opportunity to pursue a thrilling career in the aviation industry, as it renews its recruitment drive within the Sultanate. As part of its policy of increasing employment opportunities for Omani citizens, the Sultanate's national carrier aims to increase the number of Omanis on its payroll and a recent open day at Sultan Qaboos University in Muscat has provided an ideal focus for Oman Air's initiative.

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Oman Air Celebrates 10 Years Of Its Muscat-Bahrain Service

Date: 14 May 2014 Oman Air celebrated recently the tenth anniversary of its Bahrain service with a series of exciting events involving international diplomats, staff, travel agents and other valued partners. The celebrations started when Oman Air's Bahrain sales staff and GSA partners gathered at the airline's offices in the Bahraini capital of Manama to hold a ceremonial cutting of a specially-branded birthday cake. A similar ceremony took place at Bahrain International Airport, where Oman Air's staffs were joined by representatives from Bahrain Airport Services and the civil aviation authorities.

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Oman Air Joins With Boeing To Present ‘Airplanes 101’ Seminar

Date: 11 May 2014 Oman Air and Boeing Commercial Airplanes Communications have welcomed delegates from throughout Oman to an intensive training seminar covering a range of topics, such as the principles of flight and the design, manufacture and testing of commercial jetliners.

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Oman Air Wins Double At World Travel Awards

Date: 07 May 2014 Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has won two categories of the World Travel Awards, which were announced in Dubai on 4th May. At a dazzling ceremony which was held at the JW Marriot Marquis Dubai, Oman Air was named 'Middle East's Leading Airline – Business Class' and 'Middle East's Leading Airline – Economy Class', beating some of the region's largest and best-known carriers in each category.

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