Established in 2003, Muscat Duty Free Jobs (MDF) (a trade name of Oman Sales & Services LLC) is a 50/50 joint venture company between Oman Air and Aer Rianta International Middle East (ARIME), an arm of the renowned Aer Rianta, which is widely credited with pioneering the concept of airport duty free shopping. ARIME is the biggest international duty-free operator in the Middle East region, with business interests in Bahrain, Lebanon, Cyprus, Qatar, and Oman.
The positive effect of the company in supporting Oman is witnessed through job creation, which has jumped from 40 staff in 2003 to 274 in 2014, and also in the support of local suppliers and businesses which in turn stimulates further growth and job creation in the local economy.
The majority of the company’s employees have considerable experience in the travel retail industry and with the company. Approximately, 45% of the employees have over 5 years of working experience with the Company.