Oman Air, which, in March 2016, was considering taking 13 Airbus A350 in 2020 has now focused on
placing an order for 9 jets. Options now include Airbus A350 and Boeing 787.
Oman Air at Salalah old Terminal
The airline’s CEO Paul Gregorowitsch was
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Forbes magazine has released its annual list of most powerful women in the Arab world 2017. This year there are two lists, one for Business and one for Government. Topping the lists, as always, are Lubna S. Olayan and Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi. However. there is a rapid rush to the top, of Omani women.
Dominating this list, as their company
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Oman Rail, one of the key building blocks of Oman’s future, has had Royal Decree, 24/2017 issued. This covers the forth part of the first package of the railway track.
The package covers the area
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Oman’s OMRAN, the Oman Government Tourism development company, and UAE-based company DAMAC have announced a development partnership to develop the Mina Sultan Qaboos Waterfront into a $1 billion major integrated tourism and lifestyle destination in Muscat.
DAMAC & Oman Government organisations signing
It will be part of the overall
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Oman’s Mwasalat Bus Service has announced changes
Mwasalat route change announcement
to the departure
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Almost perfect weather for cycling got me out into the English countryside of East Anglia where Classic Cars were on show
Biking through the English Summer
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The latest ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey shows that the youth in the Arab World may be closer to their western counterparts viewpoint than many think.
Arab Youth Survey
The survey was conducted
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June though its mid-summer is often not as searing as May, though that’s often because the rise in humidity also drops the temperature. This year June is the month of Ramadhan when many hotels offer special meals after dusk.
Bowling at Fun Zone – Muscat
Indoor bowling is a great activity during Ramadhan as
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announced that the Design & the Project Management of the construction
for Muscat Duty Free has been awarded to
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Oman’s Royal Opera House has a remarkable mix of performances over the 2017 – 2018 season. In September they launch with Aida by Verdi
Verdi conducting Aida in Paris1880
for 3 days 14, 16,17 performed by Teatro Regio Torino (‘Royal Theatre’ Turin) – the
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The new on-line Visa Application from the Royal Oman Police (ROP) will allow tourists to eliminate one queue at Muscat International Airport, the one for payment.
The system is part of the evolving ROP website and offers clear options for the various types of Visa into Oman.
Apart from a valid passport there are 2 critical elements – a valid eMail and Mobile Phone
Sultan Qaboos was shown tonight on Oman TV meeting King Abdullah II of Jordan
Sultan Qaboos greets King Abdullah
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The first warmish day of summer 2017 encouraged me to visit the David Bowie ‘memorial’ in Brixton, London.
Hatchards 1797 London
The day started well as I walked past
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OMRAN, the Oman Ministry of Tourism’s subsidiary, will have a new CEO, from May 1st. He will join OMRAN following the departure, for personal reasons, of the
previous CEO James Wilson in February 2017.
OMRAN Mina Qaboos
The arrival of the new CEO
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