Oman Air has announced the appointment of Jaffar Juma Al Lawati as country manager, Oman, with immediate effect.
In the position Al Lawati will be responsible for achieving the set targets for Oman Air’s hub station, Oman, by optimising sales revenues and promoting Oman Air through various sales channels.
Having entered the aviation business as a management trainee with Gulf Air in 1990, Al Lawati has since gained vast experience across a broad range of roles within the aviation.
His most recent position, prior to joining Oman Air, was as country manager, Oman, for Etihad Airways.
Welcoming Al Lawati to Oman Air, chief commercial officer, Abdulrazaq Alraisi, said: “We are extremely pleased that Jaffar is joining the Oman Air team and we look forward to working with him to bring even greater success to our operations in the Sultanate.
“With an expanded network and a growing fleet of aircraft, last year Oman Air operated more flights and carried more passengers than ever before - and we have ambitious plans for the future.
“Al Lawati therefore joins us at an important point in Oman’s development and we are sure that he will rise to the challenge with commitment and resolve.”