Eastern flag-carrier Oman Air has announced the unexpected death of its chief
executive Ziad Al-Haremi.
had led the redevelopment of Oman Air as a stand-alone carrier for the
sultanate and had been overseeing the reinstatement of long-haul services, a
fleet-renewal programme and a change of image.
spokeswoman for Oman Air says Al-Haremi was on duty as normal yesterday, but
states that he was taken ill suddenly with a suspected heart attack and died
had headed Oman Air since September 2005 and was formally appointed as chief
executive in November 2006. Previously he had occupied several senior positions
in the company’s commercial and sales divisions.
was educated at Embry-Riddle
in the USA
and held qualifications in aircraft maintenance as well as a private pilot’s
Oman Air has yet to identify an immediate successor.