Awards and Our Achievements

1. Oman Air won Major Four Star Regional Airline 2020

at the APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards (PCAs).

1. Oman Air received the ‘Top 10 GCC Business Award’ 2018

Given by Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI).

2. World Travel Awards 2019

Oman Air was awarded the coveted “Middle East’s Leading Airline” Business Class and “Middle East’s Leading Airline” Economy Class. The Airline’s in-flight magazine, Wings of Oman, was also handed the title, “Middle East’s Leading Inflight Magazine”.

3. Travel Plus Airline Amenity Awards

Oman Air received “Gold Award for First Class Female amenity kit “and “Gold award for the Business Class amenity kit”.

4. Oman Air won three awards at Oman Airport Awards 2019

For “Best Promoting Airline “and “Partner of the Year” and “Most Innovative In-flight Safety Video”.

5. Oman Air won the 2019 Skift Design Award

For “First Class Passenger Experience”.

6. Oman Air won Major Four Star Regional Airline 2020

at the APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards (PCAs).

7. Oman Air Wins Four Prestigious Awards at World Travel Awards - 2019

For: “World’s Leading Airline to the Middle East” and “Oman Air World’s Leading Airline – First Class” and “World’s Leading Airline – Business Class Lounge” and “World’s Leading Airline – Rewards Programme”.

8. Oman Air named Best Design Airline –Middle East 2019

by TheDesignAir, a world-leading source of news and information about design and product news in the Aviation industry.

9. Oman Air recognised as the nation’s 2019 Most Trusted Full Service Airline Brand

by Apex Media, in a nationwide survey with over 700,000 responses.

1. The Design Air Awards 2018

Oman Air won Best New First Class 2018 and Best New Lounge 2018 in TheDesignAir Awards 2018.

2. Customer Delight Award

Oman Air won the Customer Delight Award organized by MENAA (Middle East, North Africa and Asia Award).

3. Now Travel Asia Awards

Oman Air, was named the winner of the ’Asia Pacific Outstanding Airline’ award at the Now Travel Asia Awards held in Chengdu (China) recently. It is the second year in a row that Oman Air has received this award - voted for by the readers of Now Travel Asia magazine.

4. World Travel Award 2018

Oman Air won World’s Leading Airline Economy Class at the 2018 World Travel Awards and its frequent flyer programme, Sindbad was named World’s Leading Airline Rewards Programme 2018.

5. Seven Stars Luxury Lifestyle and Hospitality Awards 2018

Oman Air, was awarded for the third year in row as “Best Airline in Europe, Middle East and Africa” within the Seven Stars Luxury Lifestyle and Hospitality Awards 2018.

6. Oman Air wins the Award for Airline of the year Middle East 2018

The 2018 Aviation Business Awards function held in Dubai recently. The award is instituted by The ITP Media Group and AVB publication based in UAE.

7. Frontier Awards

Oman Air and Muscat Duty Free were awarded Inflight Retailer of the Year at the Frontier Awards at a function held in Cannes, France, this year.

8. Oman Air wins Middle East's Leading Airline Business & Economy Class 2018 awards

Oman Air, was recognised as “The Middle East's Leading Airline” in both the Business Class and Economy Class categories, at the World Travel Awards held in the lead up to Arabian Travel Market.

9. Oman Air receives Official Four Star Airlines Rating at the APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards


Oman Air, received Official Four Star Airlines Rating in the category of Major Regional Airline at the APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards (PCAs) held in Shanghai in March, 2018.

10. Oman Air France receives award from Oman Ministry of Tourism

Oman Air operations in France awarded for its continued contribution to the development of tourism in the Sultanate. The award was presented by the Oman Minister of Tourism H.E. Ahmad Al Mahrizi at the prestigious Oman Workshop held in Paris.

11. Oman Air was awarded the Best International Airline Middle East

By Tamil Nadu Tourism at a function held in Chennai.

1. World Travel Awards 2017

Oman Air Wins “World’s Leading Airline – Economy Class” and was also named the winner in the World’s Ultimate Service Award in Hospitality 2017.

2. World Travel Awards Middle East 2017

Oman Air was voted the best in the 'Middle East's Leading Airline - Business Class' and 'Middle East's Leading Airline - Economy Class' categories

3. Frontier Awards

Oman Air and Muscat Duty Free awarded Inflight Retailer of the Year at the Frontier Awards.

4. Seven Stars Luxury Lifestyle and Hospitality Awards 2017

Oman Air, was awarded for the second year in row as “Best Airline in Europe, Middle East and Africa” within the Seven Stars Luxury Lifestyle and Hospitality Awards 2017.

5. Skytrax World Airline Awards

Oman Air was named as the winner of the ’Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East’ award at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2017.

1. Oman Tech Awards

Held in Muscat on 2nd May 2016, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman won the E-Commerce award in the Websites category, the Travel and Tourism award in the Apps category, and the Government award in the Social Media category, in recognition of Oman Air’s Facebook page. The airline also won a Special Award for Best Social Media Campaign of the Year, following the success of its National Day campaign in November 2015.

2. South India Travel Awards

Oman Air was awarded the Best International Airline 2016 at the South India Travel Awards.

3. The Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards

Oman Air awarded “Best airline in Europe, Middle East & Africa”during The Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards in Marbella, Spain.

4. The India Cargo Awards 2016

Oman Air Cargo has been awarded “Best Cargo Airline for Valuable Goods – North and East” at the India Cargo Awards 2016 held in New Delhi.

1. Oman Airports Management Company Second Annual Awards Ceremony

The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman was recognized as one of the top five airlines by number of passengers carried at Muscat International Airport. It also received an award as one of the top three airlines at Salalah International Airport, as well as receiving accolades in the Non-Aeronautical and Stakeholder of the Year 2014 categories.

2. Go Asia Award

Oman Air won 2nd place for being the 'Best Arabian Airline' at the ITB 2015. The award is conferred by Go Asia, Go Arabia Group, one of the specialized groups in travel and tourism statistics in Asia and the Arab region.

3. World Travel Awards

Oman Air won two awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East 2015, wherein the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman came top in the 'Middle East's Leading Airline - Business Class' and 'Middle East's Leading Airline - Economy Class' categories.

4. Best Airline Staff Service

Oman Air has won 'Best Airline Staff Service' at the prestigious World Airline Awards™, run by Skytrax at the Paris Airshow.

5. Aviation Business Awards

Oman Air has been awarded Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year at the 9th Aviation Business Awards.

6. World Travel Awards

Oman Air has won the ‘World’s Leading Airline Economy Class 2015’ and the Airline’s lounge at Muscat International Airport was also named ‘World’s Leading Airport Lounge – Business Class 2015’.

7. Global Marketing Congress Awards 2015

Oman Air’s Inflight Magazine “Wings of Oman” receives “Best In-flight Magazine” award at the World Marketing Congress.

8. North India Travel Awards

Oman Air has been acknowledged as the best International Airline 2015 at the North India Travel Awards.

9. Good Design Awards

The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd. present the Museum›s annual GOOD DESIGN ® Awards Program in which Oman Air’s business class seats have been selected and featured in the Transportation 2015 category.

1. Oman Air Named Second In List Of World's Best Business Class Airlines

Oman Air has achieved second place in American Express Executive Travel's 2014 "Top 12 List of the Best Airlines for Business Class"

2. Arab Tourism Media Awards

Oman Air won the award for best Arab airline at the Arab Tourism Organisation – League of Arab States, at Luxor, Egypt. Oman Air received the 'Best Arab Air Carrier' award at the Arab Tourism Media Awards in June 2014. The airline was also given a special award in appreciation of its long-term and continuing support for the Arab Tourism Media.

3. Oman Sports Awards

Oman Air received recognition for its exceptional support for sporting achievement in Oman at the Oman Sports Awards Gala in February 2014.

4. Travelplus Airline Amenity Bag Awards

In April 2014, Oman Air won the 'Best First Class Male' category of the TravelPlus Airline Amenity Bag Awards, giving the airline five Gold Awards, one Silver award and one Bronze Award over the last three years – the fourth year in a row that the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has been recognised at this prestigious aviation industry event.

5. Oman Web Awards

Oman Air triumphed in the E-commerce, Food and Beverages and Services categories of the Oman Web Awards, held in May 2014.

6. Best Business And Economy Class at World Travel Awards

Oman Air has won the "Middle East's Leading Airline - Business Class" and "Middle East's Leading Airline - Economy Class" at the 21st Annual World Travel Awards Ceremony held in Dubai 2014.

7. Business Insider 2014

Oman Air was named in Business Insider's list of the World's Best Airlines 2014.

8. Best Onboard Catering Business Class and Third in the Best Airline Seats Business Class at World Airline Awards 2014


Oman Air won the 'Best Staff Service – Middle East' category of the World Airline Awards 2014, held at Farnborough, UK, in July. In addition, Oman Air was placed second in the Best Onboard Catering Business Class category and third in the Best Airline Seats Business Class category, as well as achieving top ten places in the World's Best Airlines In Business Class, Best Airline in the Middle East, Best Airline Seats Economy Class, World's Best Airlines in Economy Class, Best First Class Airline Catering, Best Economy Class Airline Catering, and Best Airline Business Class Comfort Amenities categories.

9. Customer Delight Awards 2014

Oman Air won the Customer Delight Award for best practices in customer services, organised by the Secretariat of the Customer Delight Award together with Institute of Sales & Marketing Management in the UK.

1. Mice Report Awards

In February 2013, Oman Air was named Best Airline in the Middle East in the prestigious Annual MICE Report 2013, recognising the quality and service the airline offers for the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions trade.

2. Second Best Air Carrier At ITB

Oman Air was named at the ITB Berlin travel fair as Second Best Air Carrier for operating flights between Arab countries and Germany.

3. Middle East Leading Airline-Economy Class

Oman Air has won the "MIDDLE EAST LEADING AIRLINE-ECONOMY CLASS" at the 20th Annual World Travel Awards Ceremony held in Dubai during ATM 2013.

4. Gold Winner ARC Awards

Oman Air Annual Report was adjudged the Gold winner in the category for Non-Traditional Annual Report – Airlines, amongst hundreds of entries from over 60 countries, at the 27th Annual International ARC Awards - the world's largest annual report competition.

5. Silver Award For Supporting Sporting Achievements Throughout 2013

The airline was presented with Silver Award by Oman's Minister of Sports Affairs, His Excellency Sheikh Saad bin Mohammed Al Mardhouf Al Saadi.

6. Best of the Best At 1st OAMC Awards

During the Oman Airport Management Company First annual awards 2013, Oman Air has been awarded.
  • Best in Flight Services
  • Best Airline - Marketing
  • Best MCT Airport Services

1. Business Class Airline, Middle East

In February 2013, Oman Air was named Best Airline in the Middle East in the prestigious Annual MICE Report 2013, recognising the quality and service the airline offers for the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions trade.

2. Cellars in the Sky Awards

In February 2013, Oman Air's First Class champagne won joint first place in the Best First Class Sparkling Wine category of the Cellars in the Sky Awards 2012, whilst its Sancerre won the Best Business Class White Wine category. Oman Air also came joint second in the Best First Class Fortified and Sweet Wine category.

3. IATA Awards for 2nd Year in a Row

The Oman Air Training Centre has been awarded a much-coveted place in IATA's Middle East 2012 Top Ten Authorized Training Centre listing for the second continuous year.

4. Best Business Class Seat in the World

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, at a ceremony held at the UK's Farnborough International Airshow 2012, on Thursday 12th July.

5. Gold Award

Oman Air has been given the GOLD AWARD by Travel Plus Readers' Award for Most Enduring Amenity Kits.

1. IATA Award

International Air Transport Association (IATA) names Oman Air Training Center a 2011 Middle East Top 10 Authorized Center.

2. 4 STAR Airline Award

Oman Air is now ranked a Four Star airline by SKYTRAX. The world's largest Airline and Airport review site.

3. Best Airline in the World for Economy Class

German Magazine, Reise und Preise readers ranked Oman Air as the best airline in the world for economy class seats and in the top 10 for the best business class seats.

4. Best Luxury Airline, Middle East

Oman Air has been named Best Luxury Airline, Middle East 2011 in the prestigious Business Destinations Travel Awards 2011.

5. Best Business Class Seat in the World

Oman Air was named winner of the World's Best Business Class Airline Seat award at the 2011 World Airline Awards, in a ceremony held in the French Air and Space Museum at the Paris Air Show.

6. Airline Staff Service Excellence - Middle East

Oman Air was named winner of the Airline Staff Excellence Middle East award at the 2011 World Airline Awards, in a ceremony held in the French Air and Space Museum at the Paris Air Show.

7. "Best Airline of the Year - 2nd Place"

Oman Air has been commended (2nd place) by TTG for the TTG TRAVEL AWARDS 2011, behind Etihad, and ahead of Emirates, EVA Air and Thompson Airways.

8. Airline of the Year


Oman Air was given the Gold Award, ahead of Qatar Airways and Korean Air at Top Resa in France.

9. "Best In-Flight Connectivity & Communications"

Oman Air has won the "Best In-flight Connectivity & Communications" award in The 2011 Passenger Choice Awards, created by APEX and voted on by the traveling public, designed to recognize airlines for their service, products and innovations.

10. "Airline of the Year 2011" Award

Oman Air was awarded the title "Best Airline Worldwide 2011" The survey was conducted by the German travel magazine REISE & PREISE and was held for the 20th time this year.

11. "Best Female Class Amenity Bag" and "Best Business Class-Unisex Amenity Bag"

Oman Air has been given 2 GOLD AWARDS by Travel Plus Readers' Award for "Best Female Class Amenity Bag" and "Best Business Class-Unisex Amenity Bag"

1. Best Marketing Campaign

Silver Award for the Best Marketing Campaign 2010, held by the Travel Industry Club in Cologne, Germany.

2. Technological Developemt of the Year

Golden Award for the Technological Development of the Year 2010, held by the French Business Travel Awards at the International French Travel Market Top Resa.

3. Technological Development of the Year

Technology Implementation of the Year at the fourth annual Aviation Business Awards 2010 held in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

4. Omanisation Award

The Ministry of Manpower honours Oman Air with a commemorative plaque in recognition of its Omanisation systematic efforts.

5. Oman Air Won the Gold Award

Oman Air won the Gold Award in the Best First Class Female Amenity Bag category, the Gold Award for Best In-flight Amenity and the Silver Award for Best First Class Male Amenity Bag at the TravelPlus Airline Amenity Bag Awards 2010.

6. SKYTRAX 4 STAR Airline Award

Oman Air is now ranked a Four Star airline by SKYTRAX. The world's largest Airline and Airport review site.

7. Oman Air Wins "Promising New Foreign Airline of the Year"

Oman Air has won the Most Promising New Foreign Airline of the Year” award that was held by the Malaysia Airports Berhad at a ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur.

8. Oman Air Leads in Online Poll


Oman Air leads the online poll conducted by Focus – a reputed consumer magazine in Germany - Presently Oman Air is on top in all categories with remarkable high ratings for seat comfort, punctuality and cleanliness in the cabin.

9. Oman Air 2009 Annual Report Awards

GOLD Award, BRONZE award for Best Letter to Shareholders,
#25 in the Top 50 Annual Reports in the Europe/Middle East/Africa Region,
#48 in Top 100 Annual reports World Wide.

10. Oman Air 2010 Supply Chain Management Operations

Oman Air’s supply chain management operation is the latest part of the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman to be awarded ISO 9001 accreditation. ISO 9001 is an internationally-recognized standard for quality management ensuring that organizations have proven processes in place to meet customer requirements.

1. LACP Vision Awards

Silver Award at the 2009 Vision Awards at the Annual Report Competition organized by the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) and Bronze for the Most Improved Annual Report from the Asia-Pacific Region.

2. International ARC Awards

Gold Award for Oman Air’s Annual Report 2009 in the Airlines category at International ARC Awards.


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