Menzies Aviation and Oman Air

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.

Oman Air at Salalah old Terminal
Oman Air at Salalah old Terminal

The original Continue reading “Menzies Aviation and Oman Air”

Restaurants and Rain

in a cold Muscat

An intense 2 or 3 hour downpour was enough to create a river of brown sludge, which diverted even the most massive trucks on their route through Ruwi. The flow lifted away cars and more, and left behind a fine silt to dry in the sun. With the rain came a drop in temperature to an unseasonable 20c and far less at night, winter has arrived.

A river of Mud in Ruwi
A river of Mud in Ruwi

Some consolation was Continue reading “Restaurants and Rain”

Camilia Restaurant Ruwi for Dinner

Since the area is still quiet we took a meal in Ruwi’s Camilia Restaurant before work starts again tomorrow . This is probably one of the longest established restaurants in Oman. Its changed management several times I suspect and the current operators must be the best there has been.

Camilia Salad
Camilia Salad

From the remarkably genuine Continue reading “Camilia Restaurant Ruwi for Dinner”

Bradley Wiggins on Oman’s Muttrah Corniche preparing for the summer ahead.

On the last day of the Tour of Oman Bike Race I went to Muttrah’s Corniche and saw Sir Bradley Marc Wiggins, CBE

Bradley Wiggens in Oman
Bradley Wiggens in Oman

– flash past Continue reading “Bradley Wiggins on Oman’s Muttrah Corniche preparing for the summer ahead.”

Tour of Oman 2013 Day 5 through Ruwi

Today the Tour of Oman sped past my flat.

Tour of Oman 2013 Day 5
Tour of Oman 2013 Day 5

Here is the Continue reading “Tour of Oman 2013 Day 5 through Ruwi”