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Oman Air makes a careful but costly transformation


The process of building a national carrier can be a long and potentially painful one. While building a national carrier from scratch has been done with notable success and alacrity in the Gulf region, revamping an existing airline into a national carrier is never as easy, as witnessed by Oman Air, which has now suffered three years of increasingly sharp losses. [1613 words]

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  • A maturing network
  • Another impressive year of growth
  • Losses continue to mount
  • Aiming to turn a profit, once transformation is complete

Graphs and data:

  • Oman Air route map
  • Oman Air passenger traffic: 2001 to 2010
  • Oman Air ASKs, RPKs and average load factor: 2001 to 2010
  • Muscat International Airport passenger traffic: 2001 to 2010
  • Oman Air net profit/loss: 2001-2010
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