Jun 19 2012
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Oman Air continues its ascent; 28pc rise in passenger revenue
Addressing a press conference, Wayne Pearce, Oman Air 's Chief Executive Officer, also announced the ambitious growth plans of the carrier that has a high pace of growth among the regional carriers. "The scene for continued growth has already been set with the announcement of a new service from September 1 between Muscat and Tehran and the anticipated delivery of two new Embraer E175 regional jets in Q3 and Q4 of this year. "In addition, six new Boeing 737s are on order, with two being delivered in 2014 and four in 2015. Six new Boeing 787 Dreamliners will also be delivered from 2015," Pearce said.
's success has not, however, relied solely on expansion. The airline's commitment to quality in every aspect of its operations and genuine value for passengers has resulted in significant customer loyalty.
Competitive pricing and regular special offers, both online and in partnership with travel industry partners, have attracted many new customers, whilst e-booking and web check-in - which also allows passengers to choose their preferred seat, book their choice of meals and check in their luggage up to eight hours before departure - build on Oman Air 's reputation for easy connections, reliable performance and high-quality service.
Oman Air currently flies to 41 destinations across the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Africa and its 42nd destination, Tehran will begin on September 1, 2012. Adfditionally, new Oman Air lounges at Muscat and Bangkok were opened in 2011 while taking part in the two major events, Muscat festival and Salalah Festival actively by carrying the largest number of visitors to the country.
The carrier's reputation has been further enhanced with the receipt of a range of international awards and accolades. Last year, the independent airline quality experts Skytrax named Oman Air as an Official 4-Star Airline just weeks before the World Airline Awards presented the carrier with the 'Best Business Class Seat in the World' and 'Service Excellence, Middle East' awards. Last month, Oman Air was named 'Best Business Class Airline, Middle East' at the Business Destinations Awards, bring to 24 the total number of awards received over the last two years.
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