Oman Air introduces new policy on baggage that will save money for traveling guests

Costly cost excess baggage rates charged by the kg to be abolished New free baggage allowance being introduced of one piece of baggage of up to 30kg in economy and two pieces of baggage, up to 50kg in Business and First class Silver and Gold Sinbad members to get extra allowance of one free extra… Read the full press release

Oman Air wins the Foreign Airline of the Year by Sector to Middle East at the KLIA 2015

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air announces the latest addition to its growing list of international awards, winning the Foreign Airline of the Year by Sector to Middle East at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Awards 2015. Oman Air was chosen based on its achievements in 2015 including growth, sales… Read the full press release

Oman Air Cargo recognized the achievements of its partners and presented future development plans at its first Oman Air Cargo Awards

Muscat, Oman, 2016-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air Cargo, one of the leading national air cargo carriers in the region, held its first Oman Air Cargo Awards, on December 14th 2016, at the Crowne Plaza Muscat. The event was to recognize outstanding achievements among the cargo division’s local agencies, and to highlight its… Read the full press release

Oman Air took delivery of its new Boeing 737-800

New Boeing 737 800 joins fleet on the occasion of the National Day. Muscat, Oman, 2016-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman received a new Boeing 737- 800 on the occasion of the Sultanate’s 46th National Day, on November 18. This was the sixth brand new Boeing… Read the full press release

Oman Air to move its daily Muscat to London flights to Terminal 4 at London Heathrow Airport from January 31, 2017

Oman Air is delighted to announce that both of its daily Muscat to London flights will move to Terminal 4 at London Heathrow Airport from January 31, 2017. Muscat, Oman, 2016-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Currently the twice daily Oman Air flights operate from Terminals 3 and 4; the presence at just one terminal… Read the full press release

Oman Air awarded the Signum Virtutis seal of excellence at the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards 2016

Muscat, Oman, 2016-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air has been awarded the Signum Virtutis, the seal of excellence, from the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards 2016. The airline was voted winner for the best airline in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. The competitors included leading international airlines from around the world…. Read the full press release

Oman Air launches four times weekly service from Muscat to Najaf, Iraq

The National Carrier of Oman now fully geared for its foray into this historic city. Muscat, Oman, 2016-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air can announce that as part of its ambitious and dynamic programme of network expansion, it will be commencing its four times weekly service from Muscat to Najaf, in Iraq from November…. Read the full press release

Oman Air appointed Goldair S.A as its General Sales Agent to the Greek market

Oman Air appointed Goldair S.A as its General Sales Agent to the Greek market   Muscat, Oman, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, appointed Goldair S.A as its General Sales Agent (GSA) to the Greek market. The event was celebrated in a reception atop historic Lycabettus… Read the full press release

Oman Air joins list of major aviation leaders who now use Virus-Guard’s disinfectant wipes

Muscat, Oman, 2016-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Leader in Revolutionary Infection Control for the Aviation Industry Adds New Gulf Airline to Roster of Clients amid Zika Virus Concerns. Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced joining a long list of major aviation leaders who now use Virus-Guard’s disinfectant wipes. Designed… Read the full press release

Oman Air and Saudi Arabian Airlines announce codeshare agreement covering services between Muscat and four destinations in Saudi Arabia

Muscat, Oman, 2016-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air and Saudi Arabian Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement covering services between Muscat and four destinations in Saudi Arabia. Effective from 29th June, customers were able to book flights through either airline for services between Muscat and Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah, or Medina. Oman Air operates double-daily… Read the full press release

Oman Air invites young passengers to participate in Junior Sindbad Flyer campaign and win a free flight!

Oman Air Unveils Junior Sindbad Flyer Campaign Muscat, Oman, 2016-Jul-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air is making air travel even more exciting for its young customers. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman is inviting passengers between four and 12 years of age to participate in a campaign and win a free flight!… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces 25% discount to new Omani high school graduates

Muscat, Oman, 2016-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air has announced that new graduates from high schools in Oman are to receive a 25 per cent discount on return flights to enable them to continue their studies overseas. The discounts will apply to all booking classes, but will not include promotional fares. To be eligible… Read the full press release

Oman Air and Menzies Aviation partner to provide ground handling services at all airports across Oman

Muscat, Oman, 2016-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air and Menzies Aviation have today taken a major step toward forming a joint venture partnership which will provide ground handling services at all airports across Oman. The companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding confirming their intention to work together. They will now enter a period… Read the full press release

Oman Air honoured with four prestigious Oman Tech Awards

Oman Air Wins Four Categories At The Oman Tech Awards Muscat, Oman, 2016-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air has won four prestigious awards at the first Oman Tech Awards, held in Muscat on 2nd May. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman won the E-Commerce award in the Websites category, the Travel and… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces daily flights from Muscat to Manchester from April 1st 2017

Oman Air To Fly Daily To Manchester Muscat, Oman, 2016-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, confirms, based on the requests for information received, that it intends to start operating daily flights from its hub in Muscat to Manchester. The new service is scheduled from April 1st… Read the full press release

Oman Air’s Security Department delivered “Security Aircraft Search” training for its personnel

Oman Air Training Reaffirms Its Commitment To Passenger Safety Muscat, Oman, 2016-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air’s absolute commitment to passenger safety has received another boost with the provision of additional refresher training for key staff. Working in partnership with Zurich-based aviation security specialists Checkport Switzerland, Oman Air’s Security Department has delivered “Security… Read the full press release

Oman Air Lead Sponsor of the Omanisation Careers Fair (OCF) 2016

Muscat, Oman, 2016-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air is to be the Lead Sponsor of the Omanisation Careers Fair (OCF) 2016, which will be held from 19th-21nd April 2016 at the Oman International Exhibition Centre, Muscat. The event, which is held annually under the patronage of Ministry of Manpower, enables employers of all… Read the full press release

Oman Air continues recruitment of young Omani citizens to its cabin crew teams

Oman Air’s Cabin Crew Recruitment Shows Unwavering Commitment To Omanization Muscat, Oman, 2016-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the Sultanate of Oman’s national carrier, is reaffirming its commitment to Omanisation through its continuing recruitment to its cabin crew teams of young Omani citizens. Omanisation is the Sultanate’s policy of providing employment and career… Read the full press release

Oman Air inflight magazine Wings of Oman features The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in its February 2016 edition

MUSCAT, Oman, 2016-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — For its February 2016 edition, Wings of Oman, Oman Air inflight magazine, gets set for a world-class sailing event in Oman and goes on a spectacular adventure through Singapore’s Garden’s by the Bay. The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series is arguably the most exciting event in world… Read the full press release

Oman Air selects Air France Industries KLM Engineering and Maintenance to provide engine support for its Boeing 737NG aircraft

Amstelveen, The Netherlands, 2016-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air has chosen Air France Industries KLM Engineering and Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) to provide flight hour support for the CFM56-7 power plants that equip the airline’s Boeing 737NG aircraft. The long term contract was formally signed in Amstelveen, The Netherlands, by Oman Air CEO Paul… Read the full press release

‘Middle East’s Leading Airline – Business Class’ and ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline – Economy Class’ awards for Oman Air at World Travel Awards Middle East 2015

Muscat, Oman, 2015-5-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air has won two awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East 2015. 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 at a glittering ceremony which… Read the full press release

Oman Air signed Joint Venture agreement with Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airlines International SA

Muscat, Oman, 2015-4-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air has signed a Joint Venture agreement with Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airlines International SA, Europe’s leading freight carrier and one of the top ten freight carriers in the world. The Joint Venture will create new opportunities for both companies in markets around the world. The agreement was signed… Read the full press release

Oman Air signed agreement with Cargolux Airlines International S.A. to enable the freight specialist to use Oman Air’s facilities in Muscat, Salalah and Sohar

Muscat, Oman, 2015-3-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air has signed a Letter of Intent with Cargolux Airlines International S.A. to enable the freight specialist to use Oman Air’s facilities in Muscat, Salalah and Sohar. The agreement includes the launch, on 15th April, of Cargolux’s full freighter services from Luxembourg to India via Oman…. Read the full press release

Oman Air moves its Qatar operation to newly opened Doha Hamad International Airport

Muscat, Oman, 2014-5-29 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

Travelport and Oman Air unveil The Interactive Seat Assignment functionality to benefit travel agents

Muscat, Oman, 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travel agents booking Oman Air via Travelport’s Galileo and Worldspan distribution systems will now be able to benefit from new functionality, which allows them to manage the seat selection process in a ‘live’ and interactive environment. The Interactive Seat Assignment functionality – jointly unveiled by Travelport, the leading provider of critical… Read the full press release

Oman Air Announces major growth of its inflight mobile phone and wi-fi connectivity

2013-04-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced major growth in uptake by passengers of its inflight mobile phone and wi-fi connectivity. Between January 2012 and January 2013, the airline experienced a 130 per cent increase in internet package sales and a 180 percent increase in connectivity revenues…. Read the full press release