The Business Destinations Travel Awards 2012, sponsored by the UK magazine Business Destinations, has voted Oman Air, the official airline of the Sultanate of Oman, as the “Best Business Class Airline in the Middle East.”
The magazine has a readership of over 100,000 and is published every other month. It is distributed in upper class aircraft cabins, airport lounges and to experts in the travel profession. The magazine is also sold in retail outlets.
CEO of Oman Air, Wayne Pearce, said:
“We are delighted that Oman Air has been named as ‘Best Business Class Airline, Middle East’ in the Business Destinations Travel Awards. This follows on from last year’s win by Oman Air of the ‘Best Luxury Airline, Middle East’ category, so we are extremely pleased that the quality of our premium service has been recognized for the second year running. My thanks go to Business Destinations’ readers and to all our staff, throughout Oman Air, who have played a vital role in transforming the airline into the luxury carrier it is today, and ensuring the success of our outstanding and internationally recognized business class offering.”
During the course of the past two years Oman Air has won on average one international prize per month including the following awards: ‘Best Airline in the World’ at France’s leading travel show IFTM Top Resa in September 2011; ‘Best Business Class Airline Seat in the World’ and ‘Service Excellence, Middle East’ at the World Airline Awards 2011; ‘Most Promising Newcomer’ at Malaysia’s KLIA Awards 2011 and ‘Best In-flight Connectivity and Communications’ at the APEX Passenger Choice Awards 2011.
CEO Pearce added:
“Oman Air’s aim is to continue to ensure an outstanding travel experience for all our passengers and, as this award again confirms, our Business Class cabins offer the ultimate in comfort, space and service. Whatever your destination, Oman Air’s competitive rates ensure that Business Class style and luxury are surprisingly affordable.”