Meethaq, the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman from Bank Muscat, took yet another major stride in supporting the Sultanate’s economic development as Oman’s first and only Shari’a based aircraft finance was extended to the national carrier Oman Air for acquiring its second Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
With the Middle East, and in particular the GCC, emerging as major international air travel hub, aviation security will be a key point of interest at Intersec 2016, the world’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection.
Oman Air has continued its support for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Sultanate by participating in the Oman SME Summit. The event was held at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel, Ritz Carlton recently and aimed to ‘reinvigorate the SME market in Oman’.
Oman Air is set to increase frequencies on four of its key destinations to India. The number of flights from Muscat to Goa will increase from six per week to one a day.
Oman Air has been awarded Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year at the 9th Aviation Business Awards. The award was presented in recognition of Oman Air’s work to make air travel easier for people on low incomes. A total of 15 categories were celebrated at a glittering ceremony, which was held at Dubai’s Park Hyatt Hotel on Sunday 25th October.
A major upgrade to Oman Air’s Frankfurt service, and the introduction of a new service to Dhaka form the centerpiece of the airline’s newly-announced Winter 2015/16 schedule.
Frankfurt, Germany, is set to become one of the first destinations for Oman Air’s iconic new Boeing 787 Dreamliners when they enter service this autumn. Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer, Paul Gregorowitsch, has announced that the aircraft will begin flying daily between Muscat and Frankfurt from October 25th 2015.