Category: News

COMPANIES
Oman Projects Forum Day One
Oman turns to private sector to boost future growth

Oman will adjust to lower oil prices by using public private partnerships (PPP) and involving the private sector in a bid to boost economic growth, according to H.E. Dr. Ali Massoud Al Sunaidy, the Minister of Commerce & Industry, speaking at MEED’s Oman Projects Conference on 26 October.

Logistics
787 Dreamliner
Oman Air Announces Daily Dreamliner Flights To Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Germany, is set to become one of the first destinations for Oman Air’s iconic new Boeing 787 Dreamliners when they enter service this autumn. Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer, Paul Gregorowitsch, has announced that the aircraft will begin flying daily between Muscat and Frankfurt from October 25th 2015.

Manufacturing
Meethaq hosts Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries
Majlis Meethaq forum hosts Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries

Meethaq, the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman from Bank Muscat, hosted the sixth Majlis Meethaq evening, a unique social forum aimed at facilitating interaction with prominent personalities sharing inspirational aspects of their life and career as well as views and perspective on the economy and important social and cultural issues.

Infrastructure
Lufthansa
Lufthansa ends Muscat operations from today

With effect from today, Lufthansa, the German airlines under the Lufthansa Group, has decided to stop flying to and from Oman, which according to the company sources, is part of optimising its portfolio and an effort to serve its customers across the region.