Boeing update for Oman Air managers


Oman Air senior managers sharpened their skills in fleet planning and market analysis at a seminar conducted by Boeing.

The three-day Airline Planning Seminar at Grand Hyatt was attended by Oman Air chairman Said Hamdoon Al Harthy, chief executive officer Abdul Rahman
Al Busaidy and other senior management members.
The seminar covered key topics that confront airline management including – strategic planning, market analysis, fleet planning, schedule planning airplane evaluation, economic and financial analysis, and the airplane acquisition process.
James R Billing, regional director airline financial analysis of the commercial airplanes division, said the seminar aimed to provide a detailed overview of the underlying dynamics and key business decision drivers of the airline industry.
He said the participants would return to their customary industry roles armed with a broader knowledge of the airline industry, valuable insights into industry trends and business strategies, new techniques for assessing fleet requirements, and a much better under-standing of issues related to airline fleet decisions. The seminar was conducted in an interactive format, combining formal daily presentations and discussions with daily team-based analyses.