Crete, Greece, Oman Air, the national carrier of the

Sultanate of Oman, has been awarded the Signum Virtutis, the seal of

excellence, from the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle

Awards 2018. The airline was voted winner for the best airline in the

Middle East, Africa and Europe. Competitors included leading

international airlines from around the world.

The ceremony took place recently at the five-star Out of the Blue

Capsis Elite Resort, located on Crete, Greece and was attended by

leading representatives of the hospitality and luxury industry from all

over the world and from all sectors.

The seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards, known as

the Oscars of Luxury throughout the industry was created in order to

identify and to distinguish the exceptional from amongst the very best.

The Seal of Excellence serves as a guarantee of the product’s

authenticity to the luxury consumer and is the highest most exclusive

award in its category. Both the public and trade were able to cast their

votes for the award winners on:

The awards evening also recognised other winners from different

categories in the luxury travel and lifestyle sector including: Best

Luxury Hotel, Best Spa, as well as Best Airport Lounge.

Eng. Abdulaziz al-Raisi, Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer said: It

is an honour and pleasure to be awarded for Excellence in this

prestigious ceremony. This award win reflects our continuous efforts as

an airline to maintain our leading position in the industry. At Oman Air

we have set a high standard when it comes to our product offerings

and onboard experience, and it is immensely gratifying and motivating

to see Oman Air recognised as an airline of distinction. I am really

appreciative of everyone who voted for us.

This award comes in the wake of a multitude of accolades

presented in 2018 including Middle East’s Leading Airline Business and

Economy Class 2018 awards at World Travel Awards. Other recent

award wins include Oman Air being named Asia’s Top Outstanding

Airline by leading travel magazine, NOW Travel Asia, as well as

receiving a four-star rating in the category of Major Regional Airline in

the 2019 APEX Official Airline Ratings, during a ceremony held in

Boston, USA.

Source: Oman News Agency