Commercial Graduate Programme
Are you confident, outgoing, and passionate about everything you do, and a curious, deep thinker with highly tuned analytical skills?
Are you willing to work harder and longer to fast-track your career into leadership?
Do you want to make this happen on a dedicated 2-year graduate programme providing you internationally recognised qualifications and exposing you to all commercial functions while taking you around the world?
Grow your future leadership skills with
Oman Air Future Leaders, a 2-year
programme for bold and determined
thinkers. We train the best minds to
become the best leaders through
hands-on learning and responsibility in a
fast-paced, real-world airline setting at
our hub in Muscat; there’s no better
place to learn the ins and outs of the
airline business and develop your
commercial management potential.
Every day, we’ll challenge your thinking
and test your resolve to ensure you get
the most out of the programme and
graduate fully ready to transition into the
airline business, wherever that may be.
Your drive to succeed got you this far.
Now let Oman Air take you further.
Imagine challenging business scenarios
that nourish your passion and deepen
your drive to make things happen. That’s
what Future Leaders offers the fearlessly
ambitious. Seizing on opportunity, you’ll
develop the creative and strategic skills
needed to take your career where you
want it to go—forward, faster, further.
A strong work ethic and a capacity for
innovative thinking are what we look for
in a Future Leader, together with the
attitude, character and composure to
interact at a senior level. Because we’re
not just building capabilities, we’re
building exceptional commercial leaders
for the future.
Set yourself apart from the crowd with
specialist knowledge and experience.
You’re curious, outgoing, and sociable
with a knack for good communication,
and solving problems is second nature.
Which means you’ll fit right in with our
commercial department. Nestled at the
heart of Oman Air, you’ll be perfectly
placed as a Future Leader to sharpen
your skills and help us progress as an
airline. Because if it’s happening in the
air, it started on the ground in one of our
specialised units. You’ll be exposed to
network planning, revenue management,
strategy and planning, sales and
marketing, corporate communications
and media, as well as product
development and service delivery. It’s
where the action is, and you’ll be at the
heart of it all.
Fast-track your leadership
development as a Future Leader.
Our structured commercial graduate
programme, starting in October 2022,
will see you begin your journey at Oman
Air with two weeks’ formal induction and
training. During your first week of
induction, you’ll receive soft and hard
skills training directly from senior
commercial leadership. You’ll also be
provided with an overview of each
commercial department and how it all
comes together to drive revenue and
service delivery for the airline. You’ll take
your first flight as an employee of Oman
Air and spend two days shadowing one
of our country managers to see how we
run our business overseas.
In your second week, we’ll fly you to
IATA’s European headquarters in Geneva
where you’ll receive world-class formal
training and sit an exam for the
prestigious IATA Air Transport
Management Certificate. The rest of your
2-year programme will see you spend
three to four months rotating around
each commercial function. Throughout
this time, you’ll continue to receive
training and have a dedicated senior
leadership mentor on your entire
Your job rotations will expose you to the following commercial departments:
Strategy & Planning
Have your say in the planes we
operate, the places we fly to, and
how often we fly there. Your
analytical acumen will be put to
the test daily as you optimise
fleet operations and develop
profitable market strategies and
strong business cases.
Learn what it takes to lead an
award-winning airline to success.
With a head for numbers, you can
help develop pricing strategies
that set airline and cargo fares.
You’ll take responsibility for
managing specific routes ensuring
revenue is optimised for each seat
Persuasive selling skills and
effective communication are key to
converting passenger and cargo
leads into sales. You’ll keep an eye
on local and international markets
to spot industry trends, identify
opportunities, and position Oman
Air as the airline of choice for travel
Ready to see your creative ideas
take flight? From onboard menus
and in-flight entertainment, this
unit combines innovative
thinking with smart marketing
strategies to win hearts and
minds and guard our reputation
as an award-winning airline.
Product development has an
impact on every aspect of the
passenger experience and is
essential for retaining customers.
This includes the seats onboard,
catering, amenity kits, crew
uniforms, in-flight entertainment
Shaping the passenger experience
from point of origin to destination
demands customer-centric thinking
and exceptionally high delivery
standards. Develop the services we
offer on the ground and in the air to
create a consistently memorable
journey for Oman Air guests.
The Future Leaders Commercial Graduate
Programme is tailored to the best and brightest
university graduates and builds on the culture of
excellence within Oman Air’s commercial
department. You’ll need to impress us with your
personality, people skills and analytical acumen
in addition to drive and commitment. If it’s in you
to succeed in a demanding programme, we want
to hear from you.
To apply, you’ll need to meet the following minimum selection criteria:
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