Oman's National Business Centre hosts GEW

Oman’s National Business Centre is set to kick off a series of entrepreneurship events from Nov. 15 to Nov. 19 as part of the Gulf nation’s recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). National Business Centre (NBC) is hosting the events with the goal of providing a platform for successful and experienced entrepreneurs to help shape the next generation of Omani innovators. Read More »

Oman Air wins corporate social responsibility award

Oman Air’s programs won the Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year at the Ninth annual Aviation Business Awards Oct. 25. The ceremony awarded regional airlines honors in a total of 15 categories at Dubai’s Park Hyatt Hotel. The recognition for Oman Air comes after seeing success with a long-term dual-approach program to increase the accessibility of air travel. Read More »

Oman Air appoints Omani nationals to international management positions

Oman Air made five new appointments Sunday, putting citizens to work in Qatar, the Philippines, Africa, and Pakistan with another management position being taken in Oman itself. Oman Air is in the midst of making major personnel moves that will see Omani citizens take up senior management positions in foreign markets to advance the airline’s policy of “Omanization” of their workforce. Read More »

Oman Air receives its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Oman Air will receive its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft in October, an aircraft that will be used on flights from Muscat to Saudi Arabia and Europe; the inaugural flight will be attended by a special guest list that includes government officials, private organizations members and media representatives -- and after the special flight, the aircraft is to enter its scheduled service on Oct. 25 for regular flights. Read More »

Classified ads platform dubizzle rebrands itself as part of OLX

UAE-based classified ad website and app service dubizzle rebranded itself to complete its integration into the international OLX brand. The changes include a new app and Web domain at, as well as a rebranded platform for desktop and mobile. OLX is one of the world’s largest classified ad platforms, and dubizzle became a part of the OLX family in 2013. Read More »