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MEADFA 2019

Within the framework of Oman Aviation Services and its five subsidiaries endeavors to strengthen the aviation system. Oman Aviation Services aim to keep pace with its continuous expansion in global markets. Muscat Duty Free will host the MEADFA conference for the first time in the Sultanate of Oman, under his ExcellencyDr. Ahmed bin Muhammad Al-Futaisi the Minister of Transport and Communications.Along with the presence of a number of officials of the aviation sector, the related sectors and media professionals. This will be from November 24 to 26, at the Kempinski Hotel – Muscat.Through hosting MEADFA conference, Muscat Duty Freeseeks to enhance international relations.Furthermore, it discuss the opportunities for commercial cooperation in the aviation sector in partnership with employees of MEADFA and TFWA organizations. Muscat Duty Free shows the importance of hosting such event, which will develop and expand the local experience, promote tourism and strengthen the national economy.In this regard, Dr. Khalfan bin Saeed Al Shuaili – CEO of Oman Aviation Services – Chairman of the Board of Directors of Muscat Duty Free said: “We are keen to enhance our network of commercial relations by hosting a number of international conferences to attract a number of aviation sector leaders, brands and retail companies from various sectors.  Throughout the world, in order to enhance cooperation and search for global partnerships to expand the scope of commercial transactions between us and the leading global institutions. Moreover, the benefit gained from the globalexperiences, the latest global practices and products offered by Duty Free around the world.”Hosting the MEADFA conference is a very important step to enhance the position of the Muscat Duty Free among global markets and expand its global partnerships in order to continue growth and development. We look forward to hosting such global conferences to be part of developing the aviation sector system and accessing and competing in global markets.”The Middle East and Africa Duty Free Association (MEADFA) is a non-profit association representing the world’s retail trade and Duty Freein the Middle East and Africa. This conference aims to document the linkages between the four bonds between the four countries. The MEADFA Annual Conference is a pioneering business event in the aviation and Duty Free sector, a great opportunity to attract expertise, investments and global brands to the Sultanate, as well as an opportunity to develop the tourism sector. The event is supported by the Global Free Markets Association (TFWA), the largest non-profit association of global brands, whose mission is to identify trade trends in global markets and create business opportunities.TFWA plays an essential role in promoting and developing strong relationships.  Between suppliers and operators.The President of the Middle East and Africa Duty Free Association, Mr. Haytham al-Majali, stated in his speech: “We had the great honor for the presence of His Excellency Dr. Ahmed bin Muhammad al-Futaisi, Minister of Transport .In This conference, we stress the importance of sharing the outcome of experiences in retail trade and Duty Free not only in the Sultanate of Oman, but also in the Middle East and Africa, and we thank all of our partners.  In the Sultanate of Oman for their support and generosity of the Conference”. TFWA President Alan Mingrawd added: “We are delighted to be able to open the Medfa conference in Muscat for the first time, and we are fully confident that the past two days were enjoyable and fruitful. Thank you.

 It is worth noting that the Duty Free Muscat is one of the Oman Aviation Services companies, which is a pioneer locally and regionally in the duty free and has won the “Frontier” International Prize in the field of selling on the plane for two consecutive years 2017-2018.  Where the Muscat Duty Free provides sales and shopping services in several locations, namely: the terminal building for passengers at the Muscat International Airport in the “departures and arrivals” halls, on board the flights of the national carrier “Oman Air”, the duty free in Sultan Qaboos Port, and also manages gift shops in the National Museum of Oman The Royal Omani Opera House.

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