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AVIATION
SalamAir CEO Captain Mohamed Ahmed
Salamair Gives ‘more On Air’ With Frequent Flyer Programme

Continuing with its commitment to give guests more, SalamAir, Oman’s first budget airline has launched its first-ever frequent flyer loyalty program, ‘More on Air’. Guests can now redeem 10 boarding passes collected within one year for a one-way airline ticket to any of SalamAir’s 12 destinations. Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir said, “We listen […]

Banking
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Gaining momentum

Conventional and Islamic banks in Oman maintain a steady growth in the first quarter of 2018    Oman’s banking sector continues to grow at a reasonable rate and has maintained its success in meeting the credit needs of all economic segments, with special emphasis on the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, which has resulted in […]

ECONOMY
Port Sohar
Robust growth

Oman’s export revenues rise 27 per cent to RO3.76bn in the first quarter of 2018 Oman recorded a robust 27.2 per cent growth in total export revenue in the first quarter of 2018 compared with the same period in 2017, according to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI). The total export revenue for […]

Auto
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Standing out from the crowd

The update for the MINI 3 door, the MINI 5 door and the MINI Convertible includes fresh design accentuations, innovations in the field of drive technology and additional customisation options. Muhammed Nafie gets behind the wheel of the reinvented MINI hatch range to explore the corners of Dubai  The British premium automobile manufacturer strengthens the […]

Auto
Montero Sport
Montero Sport: Strong Performance and Spacious Interior

The stunning line-up of Mitsubishi models, offered in Oman by its official distributer – General Automotive Company (GAC), continues to increase in popularity within the local market. One of its most prominent models is the Montero Sport, which is well known for its wide-ranging capabilities and reliability that ensure a total piece-of-mind ownership experience. It […]

News
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Oman Oil Marketing Company Launches Lubricants In East Africa

  As part of its strategy to increase the exportation of Oman Oil Marketing Lubricants internationally, the company has signed an agreement with Hass Petroleum Group, one of East Africa’s leading oil marketing companies, to start selling its lubricants in Kenya. In line with the partnership, which was signed by David Kalife, Oman Oil Marketing […]

News
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Ooredoo launches new leadership development programme, ‘Spring Forward’

Under the patronage of HE Sayed Salim Musalim Al Busaidi – Undersecretary of the Ministry of Civil Service for Administrative Affairs and Development, Ooredoo announced the launch of the first wave of participants from a new development program, ‘Spring Forward’, during a press conference at the Grand Millennium. Following the success of Springboard, which was […]

Leading Gen-set brand takes centre-stage at Al Naba seminar

Al Naba Equipment & Supplies, part of the well-diversified Omani business group Al Naba Holding, recently showcased the world-leading capabilities of India and UK renowned Pai Kane brand of Power generator sets, Power solutions and engineering products at an exclusive industry event at Radisson Blu Hotel, Al Khuwair – Muscat. Goa-based Power Engineering (India) Private […]

Cover Story
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Shifting Landscape  

Oman’s tourism sector is getting a facelift with significant investment in hospitality infrastructure, prudent policy measures and effective international campaigns, in line with government’s 2040 strategy. Muhammed Nafie reports Acountry of breathtaking natural beauty interwoven with a kaleidoscope of history, legends and adventures, the Sultanate of Oman has tourism destinations that suit the taste of […]

AVIATION
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Winging its way forward

The recent opening of Oman’s most modern Muscat International Airport is expected to further strengthen the growth of aviation sector in the country Omani airports have achieved a robust growth in both passenger traffic and flight movement in 2017, which were in line with the three-pronged aviation strategy of the government. Reflecting the trend, the […]