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Oman Air Hails Success Of Air Cargo China 2016

Date: 11 July 2016 Oman Air’s participation at Air Cargo China 2016 has been hailed as an important opportunity and a great success for the airline. Held recently in Shanghai, Air Cargo China 2016 brought together airlines, freight forwarders, GSSAs and other logistics businesses to seek new opportunities, establish new partnerships and renew existing relationships.

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Successful AMOS go-live at Oman Air

Date: 03 July 2016 Oman Air has successfully gone live with AMOS, a comprehensive, fully-integrated MRO software solution across the entire airline. Developed and distributed by Swiss AviationSoftware, a 100% subsidiary of Swiss International Air Lines, AMOS has more than 140 customers worldwide.

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Oman Air Reaffirms Support For MOSD’s Initiatives

Date: 27 June 2016 Oman Air has reaffirmed its support for the initiatives of Oman’s Ministry of Social Development (MOSD). In addition, the airline has restated its commitment to sustainable social development and has pledged to continue promoting initiatives which aim to develop and support people with special needs, those who are on low incomes and citizens who are registered in a social insurance program.

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Oman Air Announces Discounts For Omani Students

Date: 21 June 2016 Oman Air has announced that new graduates from high schools in Oman are to receive a 25 per cent discount on return flights to enable them to continue their studies overseas. The discounts will apply to all booking classes, but will not include promotional fares.

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PDO and Oman Air Partner on Job Creation Deal

Date: 20 June 2016 Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and Oman Air today (19 June) joined forces to create 400 jobs for young Omanis at the new Muscat International Airport. The two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) committing PDO to support the training of the jobseekers in a variety of cabin and ground staff positions, along with the upskilling of a further 100 existing Oman Air customer service staff.

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Oman Air Boosts Salalah Flights for Khareef Season

Date: 15 June 2016 Capacity increase of 42% between Salalah and Dubai. Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is to operate more flights than ever before to the southern city of Salalah during this summer’s Khareef season. The airline has increased frequencies to Salalah in previous years, but will this year offer an unprecedented number of seats to the increasingly popular destination, in response to rising demand.

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Oman Air temporarily suspends flights to Sohar Airport

Date: 14 June 2016 Oman Air’s strategic intention is to safely serve its guests and generate an economic return which contributes in strengthening the company’s financial position through an integrated and coordinated network. After thoroughly studying the situation pertaining to Sohar Airport operations, Oman Air decided to temporarily suspend the flights as they did not achieve the targeted results since inauguration in November 2014.

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Oman Air & Europcar Launch Partnership to Reward Sindbad Members

Date: 05 June 2016 Sindbad the frequent flyer program of Oman Air and Europcar the leading car rental provider in Europe and a major mobility player, announced their partnership today. Sindbad Members will now be awarded with 500 miles every time they rent with Europcar. They simply need to quote their Sindbad number when booking with Europcar and present their membership card when collecting their vehicle.

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Oman Air Inaugurates New Mashhad Service

Date: 01 June 2016 A major gala dinner was this week the centrepiece of Oman Air’s celebrations of its inaugural flight between Muscat and the Iranian city of Mashhad. The first flight took place on 1st June and was followed the next day by a well-attended morning press conference. And in the evening, Oman Air’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President Commercial, Abdulrahaman Al-Busaidy, hosted a sumptuous dinner to which VIPs and senior representatives from the aviation authorities of both Oman and Iran were invited.

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Oman Air And Menzies Aviation Plan Partnership For Ground Handling At Omani Airports

Date: 31 May 2016 Oman Air and Menzies Aviation have today taken a major step toward forming a joint venture partnership which will provide ground handling services at all airports across Oman. The companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding confirming their intention to work together. They will now enter a period of due diligence and focus on regulatory requirements, with the aim of forming the joint venture within the last quarter of 2016.

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