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Oman Air’s Muscat Ritz-Carlton Stopover Program

Oman Air has introduced an awesome new stopover program for those laying over in Muscat for a night. One of the primary goals of the Gulf carriers is to develop the infrastructure of their home countries and put them on the map. One has to wonder where…

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Oman Air Business Class A330 – 2

Excellent Oman Air Business Class Fares From Jakarta To London

Oman Air consistently has great business class fares between Europe and Asia, often in both directions. Sometimes the deals hang around for ages, others pop up on a particular route from time to time. I flew Oman Air myself in their new Apex Suites recently…

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Oman Air First Class 787 – 5

Review: Oman Air First Class 787 Muscat To London

I boarded through door L2, where I was greeted by the cabin manager and one flight attendant, and pointed left towards the first class cabin. The first thing I noticed was the new plane smell. This was the plane's first commercial flight, as it had just…

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Oman Air 787 First Class – 8

Review: Oman Air First Class Service By Design

In the next installment I'll be reviewing my Oman Air first class flight from Muscat to London. It's going to be a long review, so I wanted to write a separate post first about Oman Air's unique "Service by Design" concept. There are quite a few airlines…

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Oman Air Business Class Lounge – 5

Review: Oman Air Business Class Lounge Muscat Airport

Since I was flying Oman Air first class I spent most of my time in the first class section of the lounge, which greatly exceeded my expectations. However, since I had time, I figured I might as well check out the business class section of the lounge…

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Oman Air First Class Lounge – 25

Review: Oman Air First Class Lounge Muscat Airport

I was excited to check out the new terminal at Muscat Airport, which opened in March. Fortunately I had plenty of time to do so, since I arrived shortly after 8AM, and my flight to London was only departing after 2PM. I've reviewed Oman Air's Lounge…

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Oman Air Business Class A330 – 3

Review: Oman Air Business Class A330 Cairo To Muscat

I don't want to be too much of a diva, but my six hour layover in Cairo was not fun. It was probably my worst layover ever. So by the time I was boarding my Oman Air flight I was hungry, thirsty, and tired, and couldn't wait to be onboard. If you want…

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Oman Air 787 First Class – 2

Introduction: Around The World (And Then Some) In 5 Days

Welcome to my next trip report, covering travel in business class on Austrian, EgyptAir, Oman Air, and Air Belgium, and travel in first class on Korean Air and Oman Air. This should be a fun one! This trip was motivated entirely by being able to review…

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Oman Air 787 First Class – 2

My Experience Flying Oman Air’s Brand New 787-9 First Class

After enjoying Oman Air’s excellent new first class lounge in Muscat, it was time to make the seven hour flight to London in Oman Air’s brand new first class. This was the plane’s first ever commercial flight, as the plane had been flown over from the…

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Oman Air New Lounge Muscat – 1

Checking Out Oman Air’s New First Class Lounge Muscat

On Sunday I took Oman Air’s inaugural Boeing 787-9 flight featuring their new first class between Muscat and London. While Oman Air has an exceptional onboard product, their ground experience in Muscat has long been a weak point. At least that was the…

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Oman A330 Business Class – 1

Oman Air A330 Business Class In 10 Pictures

After a rough transit at Cairo Airport (to put it mildly), I was so excited to board the Oman Air A330 that would be taking me on the 3hr45min redeye to Muscat. Oman Air is one of my favorite boutique airlines, and this flight reinforced that feeling.…

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Oman 787

Oman Air Reveals New 787 First Class Suite

Oman Air is one of my favorite airlines. I've flown them in business class, and they offer a truly phenomenal experience, both in terms of the hard and soft product. In March they even opened a new terminal at Muscat Airport, so the Oman Air experience…

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Oman Air 787

Great Fares In Oman Air’s New 787 First Class

I've flown Oman Air in business class and really enjoyed the experience. They're a great little airline, and are now even better than ever, given that they're operating out of Muscat Airport's new terminal. Oman Air also has first class on their A330s,…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Oman Air
Oman 787

Oman Air Schedules New First Class Launch For July 1, 2018

This summer Oman Air plans to take delivery of two Boeing 787-9 aircraft featuring a first class cabin. Up until now the airline doesn't have first class on any of their 787s, but rather only select A330s have first class (on the plus side, their 787s…

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Oman Air A330

Muscat Airport’s New Terminal Opens March 20, 2018

While the "big three" Gulf carriers are probably most well known, I'm also a big fan of Oman Air, based in Muscat. Not only is Oman a beautiful country, but their national airline has a top notch business class product that nicely integrates Omani hospitality…

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Oman Air Plane

Updated Timeline For Oman Air’s New 787-9 First Class

I had the chance to fly Oman Air business class a couple of years ago, and had excellent flights on them. The airline often publishes reasonable business class fares between Europe and Asia, and has a top notch hard and soft product. They're one of only…

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