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High Fliers Commended at Oman Air Event

Date: 04 Feb 2014 Oman Air has recognised the invaluable contribution to the airline’s success that high-performing staff from its Flight Operations and Cabin Crew departments have made over the course of 2013. At a ceremony held in Muscat, pilots, cabin crew and administrative staff were joined by senior managers, who praised the outstanding efforts of all present. They were also presented with certificates and gifts in appreciation of the hard work undertaken by the department’s highest flyers. Oman Air Chief Executive Officer Wayne Pearce commented:

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Omani Pilots Boost National Carrier’s Flight Crews

Date: 20 Jan 2014 Oman Air’s flight crew numbers are receiving a major boost, thanks to a significant increase in the recruitment of Omani citizens. The airline, which currently operates 30 aircraft and has a further 20 on order for delivery from next year, has also seen a major upswing in the number of Omani trainees preparing to fulfil a range of flight deck roles, aboard all Oman Air’s aircraft types.

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Oman Air Celebrates 20 Years of Its Muscat-Kuwait Service

Date: 15 Jan 2014 Oman Air is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its service between Muscat International Airport and Kuwait International Airport. The service, which links two key capital cities in the Gulf region, was launched on 14th January 1994 and has proved extremely popular with both business and leisure travellers. Jaffar Juma Al Lawati, Regional Manager – Gulf, Middle East and Africa for Oman Air, commented:

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Oman Air Achieves No.2 Spot for On-Time Departures at Heathrow

Date: 12 Jan 2014 Oman Air is celebrating reaching second place in the December 2013 issue of the highly competitive Heathrow Punctuality League Table, in recognition of its enviable on-time departure record. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, working closely with its ground handlers DNATA, has worked hard not just to achieve a high ranking within the Heathrow table, but also to ensure the highest standards of service and punctuality for customers.

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Oman Air Announces New Appointment of General Sales Agent in Spain and Portugal

Date: 5 Jan 2014 Oman Air has announced the new appointment of a General Sales Agent for Spain and Portugal. Summerwind GSA, with more than 25 years of experience in the commercial aviation sector, has been selected as Oman Air´s representative for the territories of the Iberian Peninsula.

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