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Oman Air Launches Flights To New Duqm Airport

Date: 22 July 2014 Oman Air is set to start serving the new Omani regional airport at Duqm. The service will commence as the new airport opens on 23rd July and will consist of four flights per week, operating Oman Air’s acclaimed Embraer E175 aircraft. The Oman Air flights into the new airport will be marked with a celebration organised and hosted at Duqm by the city’s Special Economic Zone Authority and attended by the media, high level dignitaries and officials from the Government of Oman and senior managers from Oman Air.

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Oman Air Signs Heavy Maintenance Agreement With Joramco

Date: 15 July 2014 Oman Air has signed a new deal with JorAMCo to provide the Omani national carrier with base maintenance services for two Embraer 175 and three Airbus A330 aircraft in its fleet. The maintenance checks are planned to take place between May and November this year. The move continues a collaborative effort between the two companies, with JorAMCo successfully accomplishing similar checks to two additional Oman Air Embraers last year. Oman Air Acting CEO Salim Al-Kindy commented:

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Oman Air Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Date: 9 July 2014 Oman Air has appointed Abdulrahaman Al-Busaidy to the position of Chief Operating Officer. The airline’s Commercial, Network Planning, and Strategy and Business Development divisions will report to Mr Al Busaidy, who took up his post on 1st July. The appointment comes at a critical time for Oman Air, as it prepares for its next phase of rapid expansion, which will begin with the arrival later this year of the first of the 20 new aircraft that the airline currently has on order.

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Oman Air’s Sindbad Program Now Processes Missing Miles Claim In Real-Time

Date: 2 July 2014 Oman Air has made it even easier for its Sindbad members to claim their missing miles, following the introduction of a real-time ‘Missing miles claim’ function on the airline’s website at

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Wings Of Oman July 2014: Khareef Season Is Here!

Date: 1 July 2014 Oman Air’s latest Wings of Oman magazine showcases why the Dhofar region in southern Oman is absolutely the place to be this summer.

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Oman Air Gives Record Boost to Salalah Flights for Summer Season

Date: 29 June 2014 Oman Air is boosting its Muscat to Salalah services to meet extra demand during the summer season. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman is increasing the number of services to Salalah from 52 flights per week to 84, from 24th July to 15th September 2014, to cope with the increasing popularity of the destination during the Khareef season.

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Oman Air Accepts Two Trophies At Arab Tourism Media Awards

Date: 8 June 2014 Oman Air is celebrating the latest in a sting of prestigious honours, following the presentation to the airline of the 'Best Arab Air Carrier' award at the Arab Tourism Media Awards. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman was also given a special award in appreciation of its long-term and continuing support for the Arab Tourism Media. The Arab Tourism Media Awards are now in their fourth year and were held at the Al Bustan Palace hotel, Muscat. They were organised by the Arab Centre for Tourism Media, in collaboration with the Oman Ministry of Tourism and under the auspices of Ahmed bin Nasser al Mehrzi, Minister of Tourism.

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Wings of Oman: June 2014 - ‘Flying The Achievements Of The Omani Youth To Wide Horizons’

Date: 4 Jun 2014 One of the highlights in the latest issue of Oman Air’s Wings of Oman magazine is the focus on the achievements of Oman’s youth and young adult population – and the valuable initiatives they’re currently involved in to promote the Sultanate of Oman in various fields. As usual, the magazine focuses on the most important events and activities currently taking place around the world, and also showcases a selection of local and international tourism destinations that are guaranteed to satisfy the curiosity of the modern day traveller.

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Oman Air Scoops Three Titles At Oman Web Awards

Date: 2 Jun 2014 Oman Air has won three categories of the 8th Oman Web Awards, which were presented at a glittering ceremony held at the Al Bustan Palace hotel in Muscat. The Chief Guest of the event was HE Hamood Sangour Al Zadjali, the Executive President of the Central Bank of Oman (CBO). Oman Air triumphed in the E-commerce, Food and Beverages and Services categories of the awards, in recognition, respectively, of the national carrier’s overall website at, its catering presence at, and its cargo operation at

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Oman Air Moves Qatar Operation To Brand-New Doha Hamad International Airport

Date: 21 May 2014 Oman Air is to move its Qatar operation from Doha International Airport to the newly opened Doha Hamad International Airport, from 22nd May 2014. The move follows the new airport's soft opening on 30th April and most of the airlines currently flying from Doha International Airport will, over the next few weeks, be accommodated at the new, state-of-the-art facilities. The change of location means that Oman Air's services from Muscat to Doha will now arrive at the new Hamad International Airport, giving passengers the opportunity to be amongst the first to experience the dramatic new development.

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