Press Releases

Oman Air wins a prestigious award

Date: 16 October 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has been awarded the Signum Virtutis, the seal of excellence, from the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards 2018. The airline was voted winner for the best airline in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Competitors included leading international airlines from around the world.

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A new 737 MAX joins Oman Air Fleet

Date: 10 October 2018   Oman Air has celebrated the delivery of its fifth of 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8s it has on order. This comes at a time when the airline is continuing its trajectory of rapid growth and expansion. Meanwhile, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman is expected to receive a total of 9 more 737 MAX 8s next year.

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Oman Air launches a WhatsApp Service

Date: 09 October 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has introduced a new WhatsApp service which enables its guests to communicate instantly with airline staff via the popular messaging app. Clients who opt for this service can now receive their booking confirmations, check-in notifications, boarding passes, flight status updates in addition to other requested information, directly through the messaging app.

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Oman Air receives four stars in APEX Official Airline Ratings award

Date: 07 October 2018  

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Oman adopts electronic airway bill (e-AWB) standard

Date: 02 October 2018   In-line with the Government plans to implement international best practices in business, Oman has adopted the International Air Transport Association’s electronic airway bill (e-AWB) standard in replacement of the paper airway bill - the contract of carriage for international airfreight shipments.

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Oman Air Passes IATA Safety Audit

Date: 01 October 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has successfully passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) once again.

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Oman Air receives its fourth new Boeing 737 MAX 8

Date: 26 September 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is set to take delivery of the fourth of 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8s it has on order. By the end of 2018, Oman Air will have taken delivery of five new MAX aircraft and three 787-9s. The Boeing 737 MAX is at the forefront of aviation technology and amongst the most efficient planes in the sky today.

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Oman Air supports Oman Ministry of Tourism’s special evening ahead of Moscow route launch

Date: 23 September 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, lent its support to the Oman Ministry of Tourism as it hosted a special Omani themed workshop aimed at promoting the Sultanate’s tourism stakeholders, to celebrate the upcoming Moscow service in October.

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Oman Air introduces a range of inflight comfort amenities

Date: 15 August 2018 Available on selected flights in time for Eid Al Adha

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Oman Air reaffirms support for MoSD’s initiatives

Date: 12 August 2018   Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has introduced a range of projects to ensure providing optimum support to families under social insurance families and those with special needs. Working in close co-ordination with the Ministry of Social Development, (MoSD) Oman Air aims to assist the eligible citizens in achieving their full potential.

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