MUSCAT: Acting CEO Oman Air, Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Raisi recently celebrated the inauguration of Oman Air’s new Boeing 737 MAX
“This is a very exciting day for us as we take delivery of the first of our 30 Boeing MAX aircraft on order. By the end of 2018 we will receive a total of five aircraft into our fleet. They will serve both domestic and short to medium international sectors. The new B737 MAX will be equipped with 12 new Business Class seats with large 17 inch touch screen monitors and all the amenities needed for the busy road warrior such as individual power and USB points. The 150 seat Economy class cabin will also undergo a significant refresh with new interiors, 10.2 inch Thales Gen V touch-screen monitors, high power USB outlets for each triple seat and individual USB outlets for every guest. In June, we will also receive the first of our three 787-9 Dreamliner on order, two of which will have a new First Class product with eight full privacy mini suitesa and 24 Business class lie-flat seats with direct aisle access for all guests. Both aircraft will be equipped with leading technology, latest in comfort and amenities, including cutting edge entertainment to enhance the travel experience of our guests.”
In 2018 Oman Air will be launching three new destinations – Casablanca (Morocco) in June, Istanbul (Turkey) in July, and Moscow (Russia) in October. The three new exciting routes are part of Oman Air’s strategic expansion plan, providing a streamlined global network that offers greater connectivity at our Muscat hub.