Omani government is planning to increase its holding in Oman Air from 33.4% to more than 80% through an injection that would lift the airline's capital to OMR50 million ($129.5 million) from OMR13.3 million. The recap would support plans to buy widebodied aircraft as it looks to launch several long-haul routes (ATWOnline, Dec. 12, 2006). Aviation Services CEO Ziad Karim Al Haremi said the government is interested in promoting and investing in tourism, but that the airline's long-haul ...

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