Published on : Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate, has recently declared that Captain Nasser Al Salmi has been selected as the Chief Operating Officer at the airline.
A talented leader and fixture in the aviation sector of this region, Captain Al Salmi has over three decades of hands-on industry expertise and C-suite skill to Oman Air, comprising the essential operational expertise from his recent position as the Chief Operating Officer at Gulf Air.
To quote Abdulaziz Al Raisi, CEO of Oman Air, “The appointment of Captain Al Salmi as Chief Operating Officer at Oman Air comes at an unprecedented time in our airline’s history.”
“As we turn our focus towards a healthy, gradual recovery of our sector, it is imperative for us as an airline to strengthen our capabilities across the entire airline ecosystem. With his exceptional blend of flying experience and proven senior leadership capabilities, Captain Al Salmi was the obvious choice for the role of COO and his extensive industry background will help Oman Air reach new heights of success in the post-pandemic world.”
“I am delighted to be joining an organization with such a rich heritage as Oman Air,” said Captain Al Salmi. “It’s both a challenging and exciting time for aviation and my aim is to build on the strong foundations already in place at Oman Air to develop a strategic way forward in the months and years ahead under the guidance of CEO Abdulaziz Al Raisi. I’ve been immersed in aviation my entire life and the opportunity to work alongside the many talented individuals at Oman Air is the pinnacle of my career.”
As the next COO, he will be reporting directly to CEO, Abdulaziz al Raisi. He will be given the responsibility of improving efficiencies across numerous operational areas like maintenance of flight operations and engineering, inflight services, airport operations, as well as Oman Air’s Operations Control Centre.
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