At WTA, Muscat International Airport wins the prestigious award

 Monday, December 3, 2018 


In 2018 at the 25th edition of the World Travel Awards, Muscat International Airport has won the much acclaimed title of the Leading New Airport of the world, hosted in Lisbon, Portugal.


Identified worldwide as the ultimate hallmark in terms of industry excellence, the event witnessed the participation of famous travel and tourism service providers all over the world.


To quote Sheikh Aimen bin Ahmed Al Hosni, CEO of Oman Airports, “This esteemed award recognizes our efforts in writing a new chapter in our journey of excellence. Muscat International Airport aims to not only raise the bar on customer experience but operational efficiency as well. This new state-of-the-art passenger terminal is the first encounter visitors have with Oman and we have worked to ensure that it is a true representation of our genuine hospitality and beautiful country.”


Commercially inaugurated in March 2018 with a gross floor area of roughly 580,000 sq m, the new airport has the capacity to serve 20 million passengers every year.


To quote Al Hosni, “We are committed to playing a pivotal role in realizing the government’s ambitious national logistics strategy and becoming one of the top 20 airports in the world by 2020. The new infrastructure is vital to deliver the level of service that our customers expect and to expertly manage and develop the gateways of Oman.”


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