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Airport & Airline

Oman Air supports Maktabati reading project

Oman Air has announced its support for a vital mobile literacy project, which supports and encourages Omani children of all ages to improve their reading skills.
The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has donated a large number of Arabic and English-language books, including many that have been provided by major Arab publishing houses, to the Maktabati project, which has been established by the Dar Al Atta Charity Association.


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S7 begins operating to Helsinki Airport: Air connections from Moscow to Europe to improve

Russian airline S7 will begin flying from Moscow Domodedovo airport to Helsinki Airport. The company will commence flights on 26 April with the Airbus A319. 

"S7 is a member of Oneworld airline alliance, which offers Russian passengers an extensive route network all over the world via Helsinki. The arrival of a new airline in the Finnish market will reinforce the status of Helsinki Airport as an international transit airport. We welcome the new company," says Ville Haapasaari, Helsinki-Vantaa Airport Director from Finavia.

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Southampton Airport and Eastern Airways launch new Leeds Service

Today, Southampton Airport welcomed passengers for the brand new Eastern Airways flights to and from Leeds Bradford Airport. Customers departing on the first afternoon flight to Leeds enjoyed a complimentary, traditional cream tea in the airport’s departure lounge, to mark the occasion.

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Saudia’s free inflight Wi-Fi promotion

Airline celebrates 1,000,000th Facebook followers and five new connectivity-equipped B777-300ERs

Saudia is celebrating its one millionth Facebook follower by giving passengers free inflight Wi-Fi sessions. For January, passengers flying on Saudia’s OnAir-equipped Airbus A330s and Boeing 777s will be able to use the Internet for free during their flight.

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Omani pilots boost national carrier’s flight crews

Oman Air’s flight crew numbers are receiving a major boost, thanks to a significant increase in the recruitment of Omani citizens.
The airline, which currently operates 30 aircraft and has a further 20 on order for delivery from next year, has also seen a major upswing in the number of Omani trainees preparing to fulfil a range of flight deck roles, aboard all Oman Air’s aircraft types.


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