Oman Air said it has won ‘Best Business Class Airline Seat’ for the second consecutive year at the 'World Airline Awards' held on the sidelines of the Farnborough International Airshow 2012 in UK.
The award, run by Skytrax, recognises Oman Air’s Airbus A330 Business Class seat and was presented to the airline’s CEO Wayne Pearce, at a colourful ceremony on July 12.
Oman Air was also nominated in a number of other categories and came second in the ‘Best Airline Staff Service in Middle East’ and ‘Best First Class Catering’ categories and third in the ‘World’s Best Business Class’ category, said the Sultanate's national carrier in a statement.
In addition, top ten placings were achieved in the ‘Best First Class Airline Seat’ and ‘Best Business Class Airline Lounge’ and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’ categories, it added.
Commenting on the award, Pearce said, 'Winning Best Business Class Seat in the World for the second consecutive year is an outstanding accolade, as is being nominated in so many other categories, and I would like to thank the World Airline Awards and all those who voted for Oman Air.'
'This award recognises the superb quality of our Business Class product and the number of votes that Oman Air received indicates not only that our customers are impressed by their passenger experience, but also that our Business Class service truly exceeds their expectations,' he remarked.
“Ever since we introduced our A330 Business Class seat, with its unparalleled comfort, space and luxury, customers haveoftenmistaken it for First Class and it is clear that our focus on delivering the very best in all areas of our work is appreciated by air travellers around the world,” he added.
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