Oman Air was established in the year 1981. It is the national airline of Oman, based in the capital city Muscat, at Muscat International Airport. It has a fleet size of 23 aircrafts and travels to 41 destinations, both nationally and worldwide. It operates around 300 flights a week in around 19 countries from Muscat. Its fleet mostly consists of Airbus A330 and Boeing 737-800.
Oman Air is indeed “The new wings of Oman”, because of its completely modern and sophisticated approach. It started off as a national carrier, and in a very short span of time, it has achieved a world class status. It has also achieved world class excellence and achievement awards for its services in various areas. Oman Air is unique in the sense that it keeps its customers beyond anything else. It has brought together the modern and sophisticated technology with the timeless traditions of hospitality in Oman. And, the combination is awesome.
Oman Air is not just a travel service provider, as it also keeps your business and leisure needs in mind. It constantly brings out new ideas and services that will benefit the customers. It offers excessively cheap holiday packages to places like Paris, Cairo, Bangkok, Jordon, Germany, India, Italy, Bahrain, Malaysia, Nepal, United Kingdom, Thailand etc.
Another attraction that Oman Airways offers for its customers is its Frequent Flyers program called Sindbad. This program is one of its kinds and offers its users multiple benefits and rewards. With a number of partner airlines, banks, Hotels, car rentals, Sindbad ensures that its members get top of the line services on the go. There are three levels of Sindbad members. As the card progresses from Blue to Silver, to Gold, the member gets additional benefits such as extra baggage, Guaranteed economy class seats, priority waitlist, meal and seat preferences, lounge access, duty free discount, priority baggage delivery and most of all a meeting with and assistance by a Sindbad representative at the airport.
Oman Air has several different partners in the industry. It has agreements with Gulf Air and Etihad Airways, enabling the flyers to get added miles. It is also partners with global car rentals such as Avis, Budget, Hertz, Sixt rent a car and hotels such as Al-Nahda Resort and Spa, Golden Tulip, Rezidor Hotels, Shangri-la Hotels, Rotana Hotels, Swiss-belhotel, Taj Hotels etc.
Oman Air is best known for its state of the art technology. In fact, in the year 2010, it became the first airline offering SMS, Phone calling as well as Wi-Fi connections during flight. This was truly a landmark for the airline, as none other airline in the world was offering these types of services. Convenience of customers lies at the heart of Oman Air. It is offering e-ticketing, web bookings, travel insurances, web check in services, online flight schedules, online car rentals and visa assistance for its customers.
Oman Air is truly a symbol of quality services, hospitality and technical excellence. With a number of exclusive services under its wings, it truly is a world class carrier