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Oman Air appoints Airborne International as GSSA for UK,Ireland

MUSCAT, October 4, 2017

Oman Air Cargo has appointed Airborne International as its general sales and services agent (GSSA) for its operations in UK and Ireland.

Oman Air currently operates two daily direct A330 services ex London Heathrow and one daily direct A330 service ex Manchester to Muscat with onward connections available across the Middle East, Asia & Africa.

David Taylor, general manager, Airborne International, will be leading the relationship between GSSA, Airborne International and Oman Air. Taylor brings over 25 years of airline experience with Middle East & Asia carriers specifically within the UK and Ireland market.  

Mohammed Al Musafir, senior vice president - Commercial Cargo, Oman Air said: “Oman Air has worked successfully with Airborne International for a number of years.  They have become a key driver to our success, providing a cost effective presence for us in selected European markets. We went through a rigorous tender process for this latest contract and we believe that the solutions provided by Airborne International will facilitate Oman Air’s position as a leading partner for air cargo logistics in the highly competitive UK and Ireland market.

Joao Pires, managing director, Airborne International said: “We are delighted that David is managing the partnership with Oman Air, our primary carrier in the UK. Oman Air Cargo is a dynamic and expanding brand and this is an exciting time to be developing our role with them in Europe. With a much improved infrastructure at the Muscat hub and a growing number of specialist handling services, there is huge potential to establish Oman Air Cargo as a serious player in the UK, Ireland and the rest of Europe.” - TradeArabia News Service

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