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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

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

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