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Statement Regarding Oman Air Flights Between Muscat and Najaf, Iraq

Date: 14 September 2016 Oman Air has announced that, to ensure safe flight operations, its planned service between Muscat and Najaf, Iraq, will no longer be launched on 15th September. All planned flights between the two cities from 15th September to 1st October have been cancelled. A decision as to whether flights will take place after 1st October will be taken later this month and an announcement will be made in due course.

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Oman Air Opens New Uniform Distribution Centre, Names Al Obaidani International As Official Supplier

Date: 06 September 2016 Oman Air has named Al Obaidani International LLC as its official supplier of uniforms following a rigorous tender process. The agreement for the supply of uniforms was signed at a ceremony in Muscat recently. In the same ceremony the new Uniform Distribution Centre was opened.

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Oman Air Unveils Innovative Media Box Epaper Service in Premium Lounges

Date: 04 September 2016 Passengers can now enjoy top-quality digital news and entertainment in the Muscat first-class and business-class lounges.

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Oman Air Implements Use of Virus-Guard to Protect Passengers Against Global Health Threats

Date: 29 August 2016 Leader in Revolutionary Infection Control for the Aviation Industry Adds New Gulf Airline to Roster of Clients amid Zika Virus Concerns. Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced joining a long list of major aviation leaders who now use Virus-Guard’s disinfectant wipes. Designed for protection against swine flu, H1N1, H7N9, Ebola, Mers and Zika, Oman Air’ staff members currently use the wipes to disinfect aircraft galleys, lavatories and door handles.

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Oman Air Offers a Complimentary Coach Service for its Customers in Al Ain

Date: 23 August 2016 Oman Air has launched a new free bus service between Al Ain and airports in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The service will enable customers to easily access the airline’s international network by simply selecting Al Ain as their origin or destination whilst booking their tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at www.omanair.com, or through the nearest Oman Air office.

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Oman Air Offers 23,000 More Seats To Salalah

Date: 09 August 2016 Oman Air has provided a substantial boost to its services to Salalah over the summer months, in respond to customer demand. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman is expanding its capacity to the principal city of Dhofar, in Southern Oman by an additional of almost 23,000 seats, compared with the previous year.

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Oman Air Agrees Sale And Leaseback Arrangement With Dubai Aerospace Enterprise

Date: 07 August 2016 As Oman Air continues its ambitious fleet and network expansion plan, the airline has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd for the sale and leaseback of two new B737-800 aircraft. The first of the two aircraft was delivered on 25th July and the second is expected to arrive at Muscat this month.

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Oman Air And Saudi Arabian Airlines Sign Codeshare Agreement

Date: 01 August 2016 Oman Air and Saudi Arabian Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement covering services between Muscat and four destinations in Saudi Arabia. Effective from 29th June, customers were able to book flights through either airline for services between Muscat and Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah, or Medina.

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Oman Air Unveils Junior Sindbad Flyer Campaign

Date: 19 July 2016 Oman Air is making air travel even more exciting for its young customers. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman is inviting passengers between four and 12 years of age to participate in a campaign and win a free flight! Launching the first campaign of Junior Sindbad Flyer, the distribution of Junior Sindbad Flyer Passports is set to be completed by 10th of August, 2016 throughout the airline’s international network.

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Oman Air Implements Fuel Efficiency Software from OpenAirlines

Date: 13 July 2016 Oman Air has selected OpenAirlines- Skybreathe® to provide its cloud-based fuel efficiency software solution. The solution will provide both predictive and post-flight analysis by fusing a combination of multiple data sources to identify and realize opportunities for fuel savings and track implementation success. The software will also cover the airline’s requirements for compliance with the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme.

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