Oman Air Announce another Senior Management Appointment, Part of their Omanisation Policy
Saturday, 02 June 2012
Oman Air, announced the appointment of Captain Manin bin Khalifa bin Said Al-Said to the new position of general manager, quality and safety. The role, which includes responsibility for emergency response planning, was previously covered by duties of Oman Air’s chief officer - flight operations.

Wayne Pearce, Oman Air's chief executive officer said, “I am extremely pleased that we have been able to appoint Captain Manin to the role of General Manager, Quality and Safety and everyone at Oman Air offers him a warm welcome. He brings with him a wealth of experience gained over many years within the aviation industry and the position he is now taking up is vital to Oman Air’s continuing success. 

“The safety of our customers is the over-riding concern of Oman Air and Captain Manin’s undoubted and proven expertise in this area will serve us well. Furthermore, Oman Air’s considerable international reputation has been built on, amongst a range of factors, the high quality of our products and services. We look forward to working with Captain Manin to reaffirm our commitment to quality and to deliver the best possible passenger experience for all our customers.”

Al-Said commented, “I am delighted to be joining Oman Air and to be bringing the experience I have gained over 35 years in aviation to the benefit of Oman’s national carrier. I very much look forward to working with the team in Muscat and across Oman Air’s network of more than 40 destinations to deliver the highest standards of quality and safety within all areas of the airline’s operations.”

In 1974, Al-Said joined Sultanate of Oman Air Force, in 1979 moved to Gulf Air as an airliner pilot and then became the head of flight safety and quality assurance. Prior to joining Oman Air, he worked with Aviation Quality Services in Frankfurt as a consultant and auditor for conducting IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) audits. He is the co-founder and first chairman, from 2005 to 2007, of the "Gulf Flight Safety Committee", with over100 aviation industry, corporate and airline members.