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Oman Air Meets Huge Increase in Demand on Muscat-Salalah Route

Date: 8 Oct 2012 Nearly 50,000 passengers flew on the route, an increase of more than 20,000 compared with August-September 2011. The extra flights accounted for 40% of the total number of people travelling to Salalah with Oman Air and the extraordinary demand for travel also resulted in an impressive average seat factor of 88% for this festive period.

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Oman Air Celebrates Official Launching of Muscat-Tehran-Muscat Route

Date: 1 Oct 2012 Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate, officially launched its new destination Tehran, in the Islamic Republic of Iran, which commenced operation early last month.

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With an Inaugural Ceremony Oman Air Commemorates Tehran Launch

Date: Date: 23 Sep 2012 Following the launch on the 1st of September of a new service by Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, between the Omani capital of Muscat and Tehran, the capital city of Iran, an inaugural ceremony will be held in Tehran on 24th September.

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Oman Air Honoured for Supporting Oman Pavilion at Expo Yeosu 2012, Korea

Date: 23 Sep 2012 Companies that contributed to Oman's remarkable success at the Expo Yeosu 2012 in Korea this summer have been thanked and presented with individual awards by His Excellency Sayyid Hamoud Bin Faisal Al Busaidi, Interior Minister and Chairman of the Ministerial Committee that supervised the Sultanate's participation in Expo Yeosu 2012 in Korea, at a ceremony held at the Grand Hyatt Muscat Hotel. Wayne Pearce Chief Executive Officer of Oman Air received the certificate of appreciation on behalf of Oman Air.

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Oman Air Flies National Side in to the UK for Hoped-For Victory Against Republic of Ireland

Date: 5 Sep 2012 The Oman national football team arrived in the UK in style on Tuesday 4th September, in advance of their friendly international match against the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday 11th September. The side flew from Muscat to Heathrow aboard Oman Air's award-winning Airbus A330, enjoying the Omani national carrier's "World's Best Business Class Airline Seat" (World Airline Awards 2011 and 2012) and making the most of the airline's legendary hospitality.

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Oman Air Renews Sabre Reservations Technology Agreement

Date: 2 Aug 2012 Oman Air has renewed its reservations technology agreement with Sabre Airline Solutions. The multi-year agreement extends a long and established partnership between Oman Air and Sabre for the technology driving the airline’s growth and improvements across all its customer-focused operations.

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Oman Air Hosts 100 Young Players at Oman-Egypt Friendly in Salalah

Date: 15 Aug 201 One hundred young footballers from the Governorate of Dhofar, in southern Oman, will get the chance to support their national team at this week’s Oman-Egypt match, thanks to Oman Air.

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Oman Air Appoints Assistant Country Manager to UK Team

Date: 24 Jul 2012 Oman Air has appointed Jamal Al Azki to the newly-created position of Assistant Country Manager for the UK and Ireland. He will be based at Oman Air’s UK office in Chiswick, London, and will report to Country Manager Rohan Alce. Mr Al Azki was previously Oman Air’s District Sales Manager for the Sultanate of Oman, based in Muscat where he started his career in 2009.

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Oman Air Selects Hamilton Sundstrand as the Maintenance Provider for the APS2300 Auxiliary Power Unit

Date: 17 Jul 2012 Oman Air has selected Hamilton Sundstrand Power Systems for a long-term agreement to be the maintenance provider for the APS2300 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) on its existing fleet of 5 Embraer 175 series aircraft. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The APS2300 APU is currently on board more than 800 Embraer 170/190 aircraft around the world and is operated by more than 70 customers since its introduction into service in 2004.

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Oman Air’s Business Class Seat Shines at World Airline Awards™ 2012

Date: 14 Jul 2012 For the second year running, Oman Air has won ‘Best Business Class Airline Seat’ at the prestigious World Airline Awards™, run by Skytrax. The award recognises Oman Air’s Airbus A330 Business Class seat and was presented to the airline’s Chief Executive Officer, Wayne Pearce, at a ceremony held at the UK’s Farnborough International Airshow 2012, on Thursday 12th July.

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