Muscat: Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, was named "Best Airline in Europe, Middle East and Africa" at the Seven Stars Luxury Lifestyle and Hospitality Awards 2017, for the second year in a row.
The award was given at a ceremony on September 23rd, 2017 at "The Ecali Club" in Athens, Greece, and was attended by senior management from the global travel industry. Oman Air was represented by Rogier De Jager, Regional Vice President — Europe.
For 2017, the nominees in the Europe, Middle East and Africa category were Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Gulf Air, Saudia, Oman Air, South African Airways, Swiss Air and Turkish Airlines.
Paul Gregorowitsch, Chief Executive Officer of Oman Air, said, "Winning this prestigious award for the second time in a row is a significant recognition of the outstanding product, service and Omani hospitality that Oman Air is offering its guests. We are very proud to receive again the Signum Virtutis as Best Airline in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Oman Air is a successful, sustainable company of the highest quality and is seen to be setting standards when it comes to product and on board experience."