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Oman Air Appoints Maitha Al Mahrouqi as Country Manager Oman

Date: 18 Mar 2010
Maitha Al Mahrouqi

Oman Air announced the appointment of Maitha Al Mahrouqi as country manager for Oman. Born, brought up and partly educated in Oman, Maitha brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge that she acquired within a span of a decade. She also carries with her the tag of perhaps being the first female cartographer from the region, and the first Omani cartographer as well.

Maitha started her airlines stint with Emirates where she began her career as reservation and ticketing, sales and holidays officer and moved over to Gulf Air as the airline’s Business Development Manager. She was subsequently promoted as the General Manager of Gulf Air for Oman, where she was in charge of the entire sales teams, their target and the projected growth.

As Country Manager for Oman Air, Maitha will be responsible for the target of key hub station – Oman, optimising the sales revenue and seeking ways and means of promoting Oman Air through various sales channels.

Abdulrazaq Alraisi, General Manager Worldwide Sales, Oman Air says:

“Oman Air is very happy with the appointment of Maitha, as she brings with her exceptional qualities and qualifications required for this post. We are sure that Oman Air will greatly benefit from her expertise and experience and the persistent hard work that sets Maitha apart from others. We wish her all the best in her new role, which we are sure she would execute with elan and efficiency.”

With her exposure of working with the major airlines of the region, Maitha has the knowledge and competence in leading sales operations, reservation, ticketing, holidays-packaging, revenue-optimisations techniques and the related support services.

On her appointment as the Country Manager, Oman, Maitha Al Mahrouqi says:

“I feel honoured to be part of our national carrier. It is like working directly to the progress of your country, which is what I had always wanted to do. My priority would be to contribute to the expansion plan as set forth by Oman Air management, and to assist in any endevour set forth by them for the positive growth and results of Oman Air and to map Oman Air as the preferred carrier.”

Maitha is a science graduate from the University of Oxford Brookes, UK, and has gained a vast knowledge and practical training of the airline industry by participating in several training programmes in areas such as strategic revenue management, persuasive presentation skills, corporate management skills, marketing intelligence, group yield management, ticketing and pricing and, corporate revenue information management system.

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