Oman Air 787 First Class – 2

Oman Air Eyes Direct Flights To USA By 2022

Oman Air is one of my favorite "boutique" airlines, as they have a fantastic onboard product, with great business class seats and Omani hospitality. Well, the airline is once again claiming that they plan to launch flights to the USA soon... but will…

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Oman Air First Class 787 – 5

Oman Air’s Beautiful New Brand Video

Oman Air is one of the most underrated airlines out there, in my opinion. Oman Air has an excellent onboard product, in particular in business class, where they have Apex Suites with good service, food, and drinks. But beyond that they're based in Muscat,…

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Oman Air 787 First Class – 2

Oman Air Makes It Easier To Earn Status

We’ve seen a trend whereby many airline frequent flyer programs have made it more difficult to earn status. That’s why it’s exciting to see an airline take the opposite approach. Oman Air has just made it easier to earn status in their…

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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 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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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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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 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 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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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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Oman Air 787

Oman Air Is Getting New First Class Suites On Their 787-9

We've been mentioning Oman Air quite a lot recently. For most of us, this might be the most interesting news we'll hear from them in a while. Oman Air has a small fleet of A330-300s that are equipped with first class. These aircraft are primarily used…

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Oman Air Business Class

How Is The Apex Suite Performing For Oman Air?

Many flyers would agree that the Rockwell Collins Apex Suite is the best business class product in the world. In fact, it's sold as a high-density first class product, which tells us a lot about what it costs for an airline to buy it. Unfortunately,…

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Oman Air 787 Business Class – 3

Oman Air Is Slowly Killing First Class

I flew Oman Air early last year for the first time, and had a great experience on them. They're one of my favorite airlines, largely thanks to how "exotic" they feel. Unlike some other Gulf carriers, they do a great job integrating Omani culture into…

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