Fleet expansion & modernization | Oman Air Adds New 787-9 Dreamliner

MUSCAT: Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate, has boosted its fleet with the recent addition of a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.This is in addition to the new 737-800s and 787-9 which were added to the fleet in 2017.

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 this latest Dreamliner, Oman Air operates six Boeing 787 Dreamliners aircraft. This aircraft will be utilized on Oman Air’s European and Far-Eastern sectors.

Abdulaziz Alraisi, executive vice president Products and Brand Development, said: “Oman Air is adding new aircraft to its fast growing fleet to keep up with the expansion programme. The delivery of new aircraft is part of Oman Air’s ambitious and dynamic programme of fleet and network expansion. Oman Air is continuing to invest in providing guests with the best possible on board 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.

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