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Oman Air Appoints Majid Al Qassabi as the Carrier’s New Country Manager for Oman

Oman Air has appointed Majid Al Qassabi as the airline’s new Country Manager for Oman. Mr. Al Qassabi is an aviation industry veteran with a career spanning 14 years and has held leadership positions at top companies in Oman and the greater GCC region.

Oman Air's New Country Manager - Oman, Majid Al Qassabi - Courtesy Oman Air

On Tuesday (September 20, 2022), Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, announced the appointment of aviation industry veteran Majid Al Qassabi as the carrier’s new Country Manager – Oman. Having started his career with Oman Air, Mr. Al Qassabi has held leadership positions at top companies in Oman and the greater GCC region over the past 14 years. In his new role with Oman Air, Al Qassabi will manage sales, operations and business development in Oman, the airline’s home base and on of its key markets.

In Tuesday’s announcment, Oman Air’s Regional Vice President – Oman & GCC, Ahmed Ali Al Mahrouqi, said,

“We are delighted to have Majid return to our team, whose wealth of experience is certain to add significant value to the future direction of the airline. As Country Manager, he is anticipated to steer our new strategy to reinforce ourselves as Oman’s airline of first choice, while continuing to stay true to our brand ethos to provide our guests with an exceptional travel experience.”

Majid Al Qassabi has worked for major airlines and travel technology companies across Oman and the GCC. Most recently, he was part of the launch team for Oman’s first low-cost carrier (LCC), where he built an extensive network of B2B partnerships with travel agents and corporate clients. Mr. Al Qassabi holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Coventry University, UK and a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism from Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Oman.

Oman Air is the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman. The multi-award winning carrier maintains the highest standards of performance in all aspects of operations, and currently serves over 40 destinations in more than 20 countries and territories. The airline’s ultra-modern and fuel efficient fleet are renowned for their bespoke interiors and innovative inflight entertainment (IFE) systems. Oman Air continues to invest in the latest technologies, propelling the carrier to the forefront of modern aviation. Oman Air operates a fleet of seven Airbus A330s, nine Boeing 787 Dreamliners, 20 Boeing 737NGs and eleven Boeing 737-8 MAX airplanes.

Source: Oman Air