Oman Air Cargo has appointed Airborne International as its GSSA in the Ireland and the UK.
“Oman Air has worked successfully with Airborne International for a number of years,” said Mohammed Al Musafir, senior vice president of commercial cargo at Oman Air. “They have become a key driver to our success, providing a cost-effective presence for us in selected European markets. We went through a rigorous tender process for this latest contract and we believe that the solutions provided by Airborne International will facilitate Oman Air’s position as a leading partner for air cargo logistics in the highly competitive UK & Ireland market.”
David Taylor, general manager of Airborne International, will be leading the relationship between the GSSA and Oman Air. Taylor has more than 25 years of airline experience with Middle East and Asian carriers specifically within Ireland and the UK.
“We are delighted that David is managing the partnership with Oman Air, our primary carrier in the UK,” said Joao Pires, managing director of Airborne International. “Oman Air Cargo is a dynamic and expanding brand and this is an exciting time to be developing our role with them in Europe. With a much improved infrastructure at the Muscat hub and a growing number of specialist handling services, there is huge potential to establish Oman Air Cargo as a serious player in the UK, Ireland and the rest of Europe.”
Oman Air currently operates two daily Airbus A330 flights to London Heathrow and one daily A330 flight to Manchester.