Oman Air is Selected for TOP 10 GCC Business Award

Muscat, Oman Air, the national carrier of the

Sultanate of Oman, has added another feather in its cap.

The national carrier is among the recipients of ‘Top 10 GCC

Business Award’ 2018 given by Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and

Industry (SCCI).

Eng Abdulaziz Al Raisi, Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer, received

the award at a prestigious event at Sharjah Expo Centre under the

patronage of Sheikh Abdullah bin Salim Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of


Launched in 2017, the ‘Top 10 GCC Business’ Award is based on

the Sharjah Chamber’s efforts and commitment to providing all

possible support to private sector firms in the GCC region to help them

improve their competitiveness so that they can lead the development of

GCC economies and achieve integration and unity among them.

Eng. Abdulaziz Al Raisi, CEO of Oman Air, said: This is a fantastic

way for Oman Air to start the year 2019, winning a prestigious award.

This award is another testament to our effort to promote the diversity of

our beautiful country to become both a tourism and industrial hub.

2018 was a stellar year for Oman Air. Apart from bagging a multitude of

awards and accolades, Oman Air also added eight brand new aircraft

to its growing fleet and opened three new destinations, Istanbul in

Turkey, Casablanca in Morocco and Moscow in Russia, as well as

resuming operations to Maldives.”

Last year, Oman Air was named the ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline,

Business Class’ and ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline, Economy Class’ at

the World Travel Awards held in the lead up to Arabian Travel Market


Other notable award wins for 2018, includes Best Airline in Europe,

Middle East and Africa at the Seven Stars Luxury Lifestyle and

Hospitality Awards 2018, Inflight Retailer of the Year at the Frontier

Awards, Airline of the year Middle East 2018 at the 2018 Aviation

Business Awards as well as receiving Four Star Airlines Rating at the

APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards.

Source: Oman News Agency