Oman Air expands its fleet with new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

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Oman Air continues its expansion plans in 2017 boosting its fleet with new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner which joined on  Saturday. 

A press release stated that this is in addition to the new 737-800 and 787-9 which joined the fleet this year.

Configured with 30 award-winning flat-bed business class suites, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft is designed by BE Aerospace and has 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 state-of-the-art Thales integrated in-flight entertainment system which provides an even more enjoyable guest experience,” the release stated.

With the addition of this Dreamliner, Oman Air operates six Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. This aircraft will be utilised on Oman Air’s European and Far-Eastern sectors.

Abdulaziz Alraisi, executive vice president, Products and Brand Development, Oman Air said, “Oman Air is adding 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 this aircraft, Oman Air’s fleet stands at 52.
Currently, Oman Air’s fleet consists of six Boeing 787 Dreamliners, six Airbus 330-300, four Airbus 330-200, five Boeing 737-900, 26 Boeing 737-800, one Boeing 737-700 and four Embraer 175.

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