MUSCAT: Oman Air took home two awards at the World Travel Awards, which took place last week at JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa, Vietnam, claiming the titles ‘World’s Leading Airline – Economy Class’ and ‘World’s Ultimate Service Award in Hospitality’.
The awards were received by Hamad Al Harthy, Acting Regional Vice President – Far East, on behalf of Oman Air. The year 2017 has been a stellar year for Oman Air; the airline has been presented with a multitude of awards and accolades from renowned organizations around the globe, including four World Travel Awards.
Earlier this year, Oman Air was named the ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline, Business Class’ and ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline, Economy Class’ in the World Travel Awards Middle East 2017.
Acting CEO of Oman Air, Abdul Aziz Alraisi, said: “This is a fantastic way for Oman Air to conclude the year; winning four World Travel Awards, along with various other awards in 2017. These awards set the standards for the travel industry and it is testament of our quality services and product offering that we have consistently been voted the best. Oman Air is a successful, sustainable company and it is immensely rewarding to be recognised for our unique products and on board experience, in all classes.”
The 2017 award wins are not just limited to exemplary service; the airline was recently awarded the prestigious “Pay it forward” award by PAX International magazine for its Taiseer Initiative.
Other recent award wins include Oman Air being named “Asia’s Top Outstanding Airline” by leading travel magazine, Now Travel Asia and “Inflight Retailer of the Year 2017”, together with Muscat Duty Free.