Oman Air and Menzies Aviation today took a major step toward forming a joint venture partnership, which will provide ground handling services at all airports across the Sultanate of Oman.
Muscat International Airport recorded a 19.5% year-on-year rise in the number of passengers (international and domestic) during the first four months of the current year, with the passenger count exceeding 4.194 million as against 3.23 million last year, according to the latest bulletin released by the National Centre for Statistics & Information (NCSI).
Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs Mohammed bin Salim al Toobi officially opened the second Oman Energy & Water Exhibition and Conference on Monday at the Oman International Exhibition Centre.
The Middle East College organised 3rd Media Gathering on Monday. It was inaugurated by Dr Kaltham al Zadjali, an expert at the Public Authority for Radio and Television, in the presence of some eminent people from the media field.
Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, confirmed, based on the requests for information received, that it intends to start operating daily flights from its hub in Muscat to Manchester, United Kingdom. The new service is scheduled from April 1st 2017.
Agreements for the establishment of the Ibri — Sohar-3 Independent Power Plants, involving an investment of over RO 885 million, will be signed here next week, according to Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP), the sole procurer of all new power generation and water desalination capacity in the Sultanate.
According to a recent Bloomberg report, Investec Bank’s aviation arm made its first foray into financing the Airbus Group A380 superjumbo with a deal to purchase four jets operated by Emirates before leasing them back to the Dubai-based carrier.
Within the framework of bilateral cooperation between Oman and UAE telecom regulators, the seventeenth coordination meeting was held between the two regulators. TRA Executive President, His Excellency Dr. Hamed bin Salim Al Rawahi, received at the TRA office H. E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, UAE TRA Director General.
As part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts, GlassPoint Solar recently organised a tree planting initiative for its employees in commemoration of Earth Day, the world’s largest environmental movement.
Under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Mohammed Al Ghasani, Vice President of Majlis Al Shura, the first edition of the ‘Bank Nizwa Cup Tournament’ was launched in collaboration with Samail Club.