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Oman Air First and Business Class Lounges, Muscat Airport

Oman Air First Class and Business Class Lounges

Client: Oman Air

Project: VIP and Business Class Lounges, Muscat

Launch: January 2011 


It was JPA’s in-depth understanding of luxury interiors and its ability to deliver a seamless passenger experience that led to JPA being appointed by Oman Air to design its new First and Business Class lounges at Muscat Airport.


JPA provided a comprehensive range of services including research, a full conceptual design package, product design, design development and engineering, materials sourcing, testing and specification and full project management.


Launched in January 2011, the lounges cover a floor area of 1100 square metres and are located on the first floor of the Terminal. They combine the ultimate in modern and elegant interior design, state-of-the-art materials and technology combined with elements of contemporary Arabian design. Each lounge is open 24 hours a day and offers dedicated dining facilities, quiet rooms, men’s and women’s prayer rooms, wash and shower rooms, a business centre,  and a “Chedi” spa with massage rooms.


Alex Duncan, JPA’s Design Director said:


“JPA worked closely with Oman Air’s in-flight management team to ensure that each lounge reflects the quality and values found within the airline’s new premium cabins. The VIP/First Class facility is spacious and enjoys natural daylight and is inspired by the design of a high-end boutique hotel incorporating contemporary Arabic style influences.”


Speaking about the new lounges, Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer, Peter Hill, said:


“We are delighted to welcome our First Class and Business Class customers into these superb new lounges and to be setting new standards for airport hospitality. The exclusivity and refinement of these lounges perfectly complement our vision for Oman Air. They provide the ideal sanctuary for our premium customers and ensure that every journey is a stress-free and enjoyable experience.


I am sure that our First Class and Business Class customers will appreciate this new benchmark in airport hospitality.”