Like any airline, Oman Air has its problems. Most airline CEOs in the US and Europe would love to have Oman Air’s. The difficulties afflicting the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman are largely those of expansion. Bankrolled by a supportive government that is a 99.8% shareholder, the company’s financial losses in recent years have been as a result of major investments in aircraft and services. Despite being state-owned, however, the airline emphasizes it is not run ...

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