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Registrations Now Open for Fifth Oman Air Golf Classic

Registrations Now Open for Fifth Oman Air Golf Classic
Registrations Now Open for Fifth
Oman Air Golf Classic 
Registrations are now open for the annual Oman Air Golf Classic 2014 which will  tee off for the fifth consecutive year at the world-class Victoria Golf and Country Resort in Kandy.  The tournament will take place on 4-5 October 2014 and will involve the participation of over 100 golfers from Sri Lanka, Australia and the Middle East. The Oman Air Golf Classic is a 36 hole, stableford tournament which has gained immense popularity over the years and become one of the most prestigious golfing events in the country.

Players are welcome to register for the tournament by e-mailing Dhanushika Medagoda, Manager – Golf Marketing & Events, on or calling 0727840894. All players will receive free entry for the tournament and 50 percent off of the green fee for the tournament. There will be a variety of prizes on offer including a voucher from Oman Air worth Rs. 100,000 for the Overall Winner of the tournament. The Oman Air Golf Classic is an important event for the airline as it offers a valuable opportunity to network and connect with customers. Oman Air is also delighted to contribute towards promoting the game of golf in Sri Lanka and creating enthusiasm for the sport.

Last year’s tournament was extremely competitive and Andrew Udeshi emerged as the winner of the tournament, after a thrilling tie-breaker Udeshi won the trophy with a two round score of 82 over Martin Miller Other category winners included Suven Selvarathne, Johan Wasserman, Srinath Rajapakse, Niranjalie Amarasinghe and Harin Udeshi.

Oman Air is renowned for being a world-class luxury airline that offers a range of affordable flying experiences. The airline has been operating in Sri Lanka for the last five years and offers a variety of flights to numerous international destinations. The Oman Air Golf Classic is one the most important customer engagement and sports events conducted by the airline in Sri Lanka and this year’s tournament promises to be extremely memorable. There are a limited amount of places available at the tournament so interested players are urged to register early to avoid disappointment. 

About Oman Air

As the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Air ( prides itself on offering guests a welcome that mirrors the genuine warmth and hospitality of this remarkable country.

Founded in 1993, Oman Air’s first flight was from Muscat to Salalah and the airline has since expanded to offer direct flights to key Gulf, European, African and Asian destinations. In doing so, Oman Air has played a major role in enabling Muscat to become a vital traffic hub in the Middle East, offering a thriving background for business and tourism.
Owned 99.61% by the government of Oman, the airline’s headquarters are based at Muscat International Airport in Muscat, Oman.

Oman Air’s international fleet consists of Boeing 737s and Airbus A330s wide-body jets. To date, the fleet strength is 15 B737s, three A330-200s and three A330-300s, in addition to 2 ATR 42-500s aircraft. During 2011, one additional A330s will be entering service. The airline also has six Boeing 787s Dreamliners and five Embraer E175s aircraft on order.
The airline currently operates direct international flights from Muscat to major Gulf destinations, such as Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait and Riyadh. In addition, Oman Air flies to ten destinations in India – Mumbai, Chennai, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad, Delhi, Lucknow, Bangalore, Kozhikode and Jaipur; to Chittagong in Bangladesh. Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad in Pakistan, London Heathrow, Bangkok in Thailand, Cairo, Beirut and Amman, Jordan, Frankfurt and Munich in Germany, Paris in France, Male in the Maldives and Colombo in Sri Lanka. On 1st May 2010 Oman Air launched flights to Kuala Lumpur and to Dar Es Salaam since June 2010. Within the Middle East, flights to Al Ain and Ras Al Khaima in UAE were also introduced in May 2010.
Oman Air’s on-time performance (OTP) exceeds 95% and continues to improve.

Last November, Oman Air unveiled its new Airbus A330 Economy, Business and First Class cabins. Each cabin offers fantastic comfort, space and in-flight entertainment that offers audio video on demand and live satellite TV. The current introduction of mobile and wi-fi connectivity in all classes, a world first, has seen the A330-300 described as “the most highly connected international widebody in operation today”. Economy seats have a 34-inch pitch and the lie-flat Business Class seat offers greater levels of comfort and amenity than many other airlines’ first class products. The First Class cabin is one of the most luxurious available anywhere and, with just six seats and an exclusive lounge area, is reminiscent of private jet travel.

Oman Air’s investment in new technology, planning and innovative products confirm the airline as a major Middle East carrier and international airline and provide the foundation for further sustainable growth over the years to come. Oman Air became the first airline in the world to introduce both OnAir internet and OnAir mobile phone services.

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