Oman Air’s commitment to safety for all its customers was underlined when it hosted the IATA, ICAO Safety Management Workshop at Hotel InterContinental - Muscat on 11th and 12th June 2013. The event was organised by Oman Air in conjunction with OAMC, Airbus, Nexus and MedAire.
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. Mobile phone connectivity is charged at roaming rates by individual service providers.
Oman Air has entered into a codeshare partnership with Ethiopian Airlines, the national carrier of Ethiopia on the Muscat and Addis Ababa sectors, which will offer greater choice for customers of the two airlines. This codeshare agreement will cover flights between the Omani capital of Muscat and the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa.
Oman Air has launched a new service between the Omani capital of Muscat and Tehran, the ancient capital city of Iran. In celebration of the inaugural flight, every passenger was presented with a rose and the aircraft was greeted by Oman’s ambassador to Iran, Iran`s ambassador to Oman and a number of other dignitaries.
Oman Air has renewed its reservations technology agreement with Sabre Airline Solutions. The multi-year agreement extends a long and established partnership between Oman Air and Sabre for the technology driving the airline’s growth and improvements across all its customer-focused operations.
Oman Air has been more successful over the first five months of 2012 than at any time in its history. Between 1st January 2012 and 31st May 2012, net passenger revenue grew by 28%, compared to a full-year increase of 28% in 2011
Oman Air has announced the appointment of Wayne Pearce as its new chief executive. Pearce joins Oman Air after holding several senior executive positions in Qantas, and other airlines in the region.
Breaking Travel News interview Peter Hill, CEO, Oman Airways at the 2011 AACO AGM in Abu Dhabi.