New Oman Air CEO

The Board of Directors of Oman Air has announced that Wayne Pearce had taken up the role of the new Chief Executive Officer of the airline on January 3, 2012.
The carrier’s Chairman, His Excellency Darwish Bin Ismail Bin Ali Al Bulushi, said he was extremely pleased with the appointment:  “We are confident that his experience and expertise will enable the airline to reach even greater heights of excellence and confirm it as one of the leading airlines in the region and beyond.”
Mr Pearce joins Oman Air after holding several senior executive positions with Qantas and other airlines in the region.  He was also Group Managing Director with Gold Medal Travel in the UK, which has a special focus on the Gulf Region.
He said:  “I look forward to helping the company both prosper and grow, as well as playing a strong role in the development of Oman’s travel and tourism industry.
“Oman Air has achieved enormous progress in recent years and has emerged as one of the world’s leading luxury airlines.  It will be a pleasure to work with Oman Air’s Board of Directors and the committed staff of the company to build on that position and ensure that Oman Air is recognised as the world-class carrier of choice for travel to and from Oman.”