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Qatar Airways is ‘world’s most dependable airline’

by Times News Service
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Qatar Airways has been named the ‘World’s Most Dependable Airline’ in a comprehensive study of all major carriers, published by CBS Money Watch and conducted by recognised travel site WanderBat

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Orpic to tap local talent for employment prospects at OCF 2015
Orpic leads participation in the upcoming Omanisation Career Fair (OCF) 2015 from 20-22 April 2015 at the Oman International Exhibition Centre

Oman tourism: Atana Musandam Resort wins Hospitality Project of the Year awards
The Atana Musandam Resort, developed by the Oman Tourism Development Company SAOC (Omran), has won the ‘Hospitality Project of the Year’ award

Oman cars: Nissan Micra, small car with big value
Micra aims to attract a wider audience with its contemporary good looks, powerful high performance engine and a range of other options to make city driving easier

LAU Alumni Association conducts Annual Ball event in Oman
LAU Alumni Association of Oman chapter recently conducted its 7th Annual Ball

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VIDEO: Tata Motors makes Jaguar history with new car launch in United Kingdom
The factory at Solihull has traditionally been the home of sister brand Land Rover but the first Jaguar XE saloon rolled off the all-new production facilities at the plant this week.
Bank of Beirut partners with New Metrics to enhance customer service
The program, developed by New Metrics, will use a mix of traditional classroom training and on-the job coaching to allow participants to apply their new skills to their workday.
Al Injaz School in Oman holds open day, exhibition
The Open Day and Annual Exhibition of Al Injaz Private School were held recently on its school premises in Al Ansab
Indian classical music moves audience
Indian classical music has always been held in high esteem in the realm of world music
Oman car: Ford now available with a bevy of benefits
Ford vehicles are known the world over for their exceptional safety, luxury and unsurpassed technological superiority
Comex 2015 promises to be huge as industry leaders come on board
Comex has evolved into one of the most recognised ICT exhibitions in the Gulf. Attracting over 95,000 consumers and 10,000 business buyers from Oman’s private and public sectors
Ex- Pakistan School Muscat comedian Haris Khan chosen for Canadian broadcasting corporation award
Last year, the cooperation received more than 300 nominations and this year it had more than 284 nominations from all over Saskatchewan
Lulu celebrates His Majesty’s return to Sultanate by cutting ‘longest cake’
Displayed extravagantly at Lulu Bausher, this great piece of edible wonder caught the eye of all as they gazed in awe and applauded this unique idea conceptualised and brought to life by Lulu
Oman cars: Much-awaited all-new Audi A7 now in the Sultanate
This is one of the most eagerly anticipated models of 2015 in the Audi range, and we’re certain that its indistinguishable features will stand out in the local market
Ooredoo joins people in Oman in welcoming His Majesty Sultan Qaboos home
Celebrating the return of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Ooredoo has launched a special campaign to welcome the Sultanate’s beloved leader back to his homeland
Oman cars: Two-day Nissan Xterra 2015 Desert Challenge proves to be a big success
The aim of this challenge was to interact with customers and provide a platform for Xterra owners to get together and experience a fun filled and adventurous weekend
Bank Muscat Oman Air card offers special discount on airline tickets
Bank Muscat have launched an exciting joint promotion offering special discounts on airline tickets booked online
Oman tourism: Shangri-La opens new rooftop lounge
hangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa has announced the opening of new rooftop lounge — B.A.B. Lounge
Oman Air relishing unprecedented success as awards continue to rain
It is immensely satisfying to know that air travellers, travel agents, operators and industry experts alike feel that the products and services we offer are amongst the very best in the world
BMW i8 arrives in Oman
The BMW i8 is the future of sports performance driving, offering unparalleled fuel efficiency in a light and lithe Coupé body that takes nothing away from the thrill of driving a thoroughbred perform

Earthquake in Sea of Oman hits Muscat again
The epicenter of the earthquake is the same where it happened on Saturday
Do dependants need to be accompanied by sponsor to enter UAE? Oman legal expert answers
Persons on dependant status will not be normally allowed to cross borders to enter another GCC country unless they are accompanied by their sponsors (husband or father as the case may be)
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Multi-storey plan to end Muscat International Airport's parking nightmare
Oman Airports Management Company is set to start work on building the much-needed multi-storey car parking on Monday, and hopes to complete the project in the next four months
Oman tourism: Saraya Bandar Jissah signs OMR 37 Million construction contract with Habtoor Leighton Group
By signing this contract HLG will be constructing both of Saraya Bandar Jissah’s second five star hotels as they already signed the construction of the other hotel.
Relocate bars from areas with families, says residents in Oman
People living in complexes near bars and liquor shops claim being disturbed by the shouts of drunks late in the night
Oman's Gross Domestic Product grew 4.6% in 2014
Natural gas posted a decline of 8.5 per cent in 2014, to OMR1.06 billion, as against OMR1.15 billion in 2013
Land bill a bid to pay back ‘debt’ of industrialists, Rahul tells big rally
Congress top brass on Sunday launched an all-out attack on the government with Rahul Gandhi declaring that he would be in the vanguard against any move to hurt farmers’ interests
All 5,000 students get seats in Oman's Indian schools
The Indian Schools Board has accommodated every applicant after opening up afternoon shifts in Darsait, Seeb and Mabela
Pakistan School Muscat to boost facilities
The school plans to raise an estimated OMR400,000 for the construction of 18 new classrooms, a library, planting green grass on the cricket grounds, as well as installing flood lights etc
Oman accidents: Focus back on drivers after bus hits girl
The Indian School Mabela student has been lying unconscious in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Sultan Qaboos Hospital since Wednesday.
Oman accidents: Focus back on drivers after bus hits girl
The Indian School Mabela student has been lying unconscious in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Sultan Qaboos Hospital since Wednesday.