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Oman Air strengthens team in UK

Oman Air strengthens team in UK

Oman Air has announced two new appointments to its UK team. Also today, Oman Air has taken delivery of the third of 30 Boeing 737 Max 8s it has on order.

Hotel Havgrím opens in the Faroe Islands

Hotel Havgrím opens in the Faroe Islands

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The Faroe Islands’ newest boutique hotel - Hotel Havgrím - is situated on the shore of Úti við Strond on the island of Streymoy. The property is just a stone’s throw from the historic fort of Skansin and within easy walking distance to the town centre and old part of Tórshavn, the capital.

Airbus A330neo enters final phase of testing

Airbus A330neo enters final phase of testing

The A330neo, Airbus’ newest widebody aircraft, has embarked on a worldwide tour to demonstrate its readiness for airline operations. As a final step in the aircraft certification phase, these function and reliability tests will include ETOPS missions, landing at diversion airports and testing airport handling services.

Ellis appointed chief culinary officer at Jumeirah Group

Ellis appointed chief culinary officer at Jumeirah Group

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Michael Ellis has been appointed chief culinary officer at Jumeirah Group. The creation of this new role is an initial milestone in new chief executive José Silva’s strategy to refresh and elevate Jumeirah’s restaurant offerings throughout its luxury portfolio.