Oman Air believes joint ventures (JVs) with codeshare partners would offer greater benefits to the national carrier than membership in a global alliance. “A small carrier in a global alliance is really unheard of. I believe the future is more about JVs and partners, getting other assets such as frequent flyer programs and lounge access,” CCO Paul Starrs told ATW  in Muscat. “If you look to some of the big European carriers, the majority of their international traffic ...

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