Tag: Oman Air

Oman Air Cancels Over 700 Flights Amid Boeing 737 MAX Crisis

Reading Time: < 1 minute Oman Air, the national airline of Oman, announced about the cancellation of over 700 flights over the period of 22 July and 31 August due to ongoing Boeing 737 MAX grounding. The number of affected flights were scheduled to reach such destinations as Dubai, Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Kuwait, Amman, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Calicut, Colombo and […]

Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX for Oman Air

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and Oman Air celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX airplane, one of 30 that Oman Air will operate as it expands its fleet and service. The flag carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has long operated the efficient and reliable Boeing 737. With the MAX, Oman Air will be able to […]

Oman Air Global Sale Slashes Fares By Nearly Half

Reading Time: < 1 minute Oman Air slashing fares across its global network by up to 47 percent, the carrier has announced. The sale coincides with Oman’s 47th National day celebrations and runs up till 6 November. Travellers can avail reduced fares on premium as well as economy cabins for flights booked until May 2018.

Buying Stakes In Legacy Airlines Not An Option: Oman Air CEO

Reading Time: < 1 minute Oman Air is looking to grow flights into India, but the carrier’s plans don’t include buying any stakes in airling Air India. CEO Paul Gregorowitsch said the Gulf’s history with buying stakes in legacy airlines hasn’t born fruit. “As a businessman, you are far more eager to participate with a profit-making airline and not having […]

Oman Air Shows Staff It Cares With Emergency Fund

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oman Air has announced a new initiative for employees called ‘Wings of Support’ which aims to provide for them in times of need. Suggested by an employee, the initiative is an employee support fund which offers and maintains financial sustenance to employees. Staff fall under financial crisis due to various reasons including unforeseen circumstances such […]

Oman Air Boosts Fleet With New Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, continues its ambitious expansion plans in 2017 with three new additions to the fleet already this year. The latest aircraft is the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner which joined the fleet on 23rd February 2017; this is in addition to the two new 737-800s which were added […]

Oman Air Wins Best Airline in Middle East, Africa and Europe

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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. The Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle […]

Oman Air Expands Its International Network To Include Iraq

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oman Air has announced further expansion to its global network with a new destination starting in September 2016. The flights will operate from Oman Air’s hub in Muscat to Najaf, in Iraq with four weekly flights. Flights to Najaf will start on 15th September 2016.This is Oman Air’s first destination in Iraq, and the carrier […]

Oman Air Flight Suffers Burst Tire

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Oman Air aircraft suffered a burst tire when landing at Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar es Salaam, over the weekend. The flight was carrying 158 passengers and six crew members on board from Muscat, and no one suffered any injuries during the incident. “All the passengers, however, were deplaned safely without any injuries. The […]

Oman Air Celebrates Second Daily Service Between Muscat and London

Reading Time: 3 minutes Business leaders, Omani journalists and senior managers from Oman Air have gathered in London to celebrate the launch of the airline’s second daily, non-stop and direct service between Muscat and London Heathrow. The first flight of the new service took place on Tuesday 12th April with over 200 passengers on board. That evening Oman Air’s […]