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Oman Air Appoints Regional Manager - Asia Pacific

Date: 22 Mar 2010
Chris Phipps

Oman Air has appointed Chris Phipps as Regional Manager – Asia Pacific region. Chris comes with a wealth of experience in the airline industry. Prior to joining Oman Air, he was working as the Regional Manager for Qatar Airways in Libya. He also had a successful stint at the British Airways for over eleven years before joining Qatar Airways.

Abdulrazaq Alraisi, General Manager, Worldwide Operations says:

“Chris brings with him an ocean of experience and possesses the personality and drive to successfully lead teams to profitable growth. He has solid experience in managing long-term, effective working relationships with key customers and to create and deliver tactical incentives for Corporate and Individual customers and agents. We are sure that Chris will contribute immensely to the expansion phase of Oman Air.”

Chris Phipps says on his appointment as Regional Manager, Asia Pacific:

"I am glad to join Oman Air at a time when the airline is in the fast-track of expansion, and look forward to implementing Oman Air management's vision for sustainable growth, and furthermore to boost sales in the target markets. It is indeed a great honour to join such a successful organisation within a rapidly developing market. This is an interesting phase of a growing airline, and I am excited to be part of the team which is geared to surge and race ahead.”

In his new role as Regional Manager, Asia Pacific, Chris will be responsible for Oman Air markets in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh, Thailand and the other destinations soon to be announced in Asia.

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