Oman’s arrival requirements for when commercial flights start in the country following reopening after Covid-19.
With some spare time I made a quick visit to Isfahan in Iran .
Landing in Shahid Beheshti International Airport at Isfahan it was obvious Continue reading “A visit to Isfahan in Iran”
Oman has been included in Bradt Guide’s 2018 ‘Exceptional Places’ and the Bradt Guide to Oman is now available worldwide.
This annual listing is a recommendation of those countries, cities or regions that Bradt, the award-winning guidebook publisher, feels should be visited.
This year’s exceptional places include Continue reading “Oman Guide Book for 2018 ‘Exceptional Places’”
The appointment of AbdulAziz Al Raisi as Oman Air new CEO .
This follows the surprising ‘resignation‘ of Paul Gregorowitsch (previously with MartinAir and AirBerlin) who appeared to have a clear vision for the airline and successful operational approach. Paul followed Wayne Pearce, Peter Hill & the late Ziad Al Haremi who died in 2008 during his tenure.
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.
The airline’s CEO Paul Gregorowitsch was Continue reading “Oman Air plans new aircraft purchases”
Its been announced that the Design & the Project Management of the construction
for Muscat Duty Free has been awarded to Continue reading “Muscat Duty Free design and construction management announced”
Oman Air has issued its 2016 financial statement.
Oman Air’s chairman H.E. Darwish bin Ismail bin Ali Al Balushi highlighted the introduction of 4 new Boing 737-800s which will give a total of 47 aircraft within the fleet. This lead to a total of 7.7million passengers using Oman Air,
an increase of 21% over 2015 with an increase in available Continue reading “Oman Air’s 2016 financial results.”
Menzies Aviation and Oman Air are expecting to form a joint venture for ground handling in Oman.
Menzies Aviation, the subsidiary of John Menzies PLC whose original operation was at many British train stations selling newspapers, is trying to form a joint venture with Oman Air to provide ground handling at all of Oman’s airports.
The original Continue reading “Menzies Aviation and Oman Air”
will give morning and night departures from both Heathrow and Muscat International Airport.
Oman Air have introduced the first of their two extra daily flights into Muscat from Heathrow as part of their increase in capacity both in terms of aircraft and ground facilities when the new terminal opens at Muscat International Airport. From April Continue reading “Oman Air’s new flight into and out of Heathrow”
from 1 flight a day to 3 -Heathrow to Muscat . Oman Air is growing rapidly.
Oman Air have overnight increased their capacity from Heathrow to Muscat by 200%. This is the result of the highest ever purchase price for landing slots at Heathrow.
at the “World Travel Awards”
Oman Air – has won the World’s Leading Airline – Best Economy Class 2014 at the “World Travel Awards”
beating other nominees
Cathay Pacific Airways
South African Airways
Virgin Atlantic Airways
A Fantastic Readers’ Choice of SAVEUR magazine
Oman Air has won the Readers Choice Award for In-Flight First & Business Class Meals by SAVEUR magazine. Readers felt “Bespoke full-size china and Continue reading “Oman Air First and Business Class Wins”
Its good to see Oman Air picking a good award
One of ‘reality TVs’ longer lived formats has been The Amazing Race
which visited Oman a couple Continue reading “Oman Treasure Hunt”
Oman Air has collected the Airline of the Year award