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Oman Air wins double at World Travel Awards ME

DUBAI, October 30, 2017

Oman Air won two awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East 2017, taking home the 'Middle East's Leading Airline - Business Class' and 'Middle East's Leading Airline - Economy Class' titles.

This is the fourth year in a row that Oman Air has taken the titles, which are voted for by travel and tourism professionals from around the world.

Acting CEO of Oman Air, Abdulaziz Al Raisi, said: “This is a fantastic achievement for Oman Air to be voted the best, considering the competition we were up against. These awards set the standards for the travel industry and confirm that Oman Air services and standards are of the highest quality. It is immensely gratifying to be recognised for our unique product and overall guest experience in both these two key classes in our industry.”
The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. The brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality in the travel industry.

Oman Air and Muscat Duty Free (MDF) were awarded the Inflight Retailer of the year 2017 during the annual Frontier Awards held on October 6, at Palm Beach in Cannes, France. The Frontier Awards recognises best practice, rewards innovation and celebrates excellence across the global travel retail industry.

Recently, the national carrier has been voted the ‘Best In-Flight Duty Free’ provider in the Middle East by readers of the German passenger services industry publication, Pax International Magazine. In addition, awards in 2016 include World’s Leading Airline – Economy Class at the World Travel Awards in the Maldives, and Foreign Airline of the Year by Sector to the Middle East at the annual KLIA Awards, introduced in 2006 to recognise the best in Malaysian aviation industry. The coveted Signum Virtutis, the seal of excellence, from the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards 2016 and winner for the best airline in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. The accolades are not limited to the passenger operation; Oman Air Cargo was also awarded “Best Cargo Airline for Valuable Goods – North and East” at the India Cargo Awards 2016 held in Delhi. - TradeArabia News Service

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