Oman Air Welcomes New Boeing B787-9 to Fleet
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, recently boosted its fleet with the new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, as part of its 2017 expansion plans. This is in addition to the new 737-800s and 787-9 that were also added to the fleet this year.
With the addition of the latest Dreamliner, Oman Air operates six Boeing 787 Dreamliners aircraft. This aircraft will be utilised on Oman Air’s European and Far-Eastern sectors.
“The delivery of new aircraft is part of Oman Air’s ambitious and dynamic programme of fleet and network expansion,” said the carrier’s Executive Vice President Products and Brand Development, Abdulaziz Alraisi, adding that the airline continues to invest in providing guests with the best possible on board experience.
Configured with 30 award-winning flat-bed Business Class suites, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft is designed by BE Aerospace and 258 Economy Class seats. Allowing access to a wide selection of on-demand entertainment delivered through a passenger experience interface developed specifically with Oman Air, all classes feature the state-of-the-art Thales Integrated In-Flight Entertainment System which provides an even more enjoyable guest experience.
With the addition of the new Boeing 737 – 800, Oman Air’s fleet stands at 52. Currently Oman Air’s fleet consists of six Boeing 787 Dreamliners, six Airbus 330-300s, four Airbus 330-200s, five Boeing 737-900s, 26 Boeing 737-800, one Boeing 737-700 and four Embraer 175s.
Goldair is the General Sales Agent for Oman Air in Greece.