Oman Air expects to obtain 3 787-9 Dreamliners by the finish of this calendar year.
Speaking on the sidelines of the new aircraft welcome occasion, Mustafa al Hinai, CEO of Oman Aviation Group stated, “The aircraft is so far the biggest and we have no plans to bring in bigger than these ones in near future.”
The new aircraft will function the new First Class item which boasts eight private suites, 24 Business Class seats and 232 Economy seats.
Guests travelling aboard the inaugural flight in First Class can take pleasure in unparalleled levels of comfort with a single of the longest 180 degrees flat-bed seats obtainable on any industrial airliner.
Fully enclosed, the suite has 55” added tall doors to make sure full privacy.
Abdulaziz al Raisi, acting CEO of Oman Air, stated, “We are proud to celebrate the introduction of the initial three-class configuration cutting-edge 787-9 into our young and quickly expanding fleet.
“The 787-9 will further enhance Oman Air’s network with its incredible range and capacity. Our investment in the latest technology airplanes is part of our Vision 2030 strategy and our commitment to esteemed customers to offer complete on-board comfort.”
A host of enhancements will be introduced across all cabins from dining, amenities and comfort. Not forgetting young flyers, a new set of children’s activity kits known as Junior Sinbad will also be launched to maintain kids entertained. All classes will function ‘Aria’, a new state-of-the-art Thales Integrated In-Flight Entertainment System created exclusively for Oman Air, showcasing the most recent in on-demand blockbuster motion pictures, Television programmes and audio selections.
Exclusively curated content material will be obtainable for guests to Oman, who will expertise the extremely greatest of Oman’s culture from the moment they step onboard.
With the addition of the new Dreamliner, Oman Air’s fleet consists of 4 Boeing 787-eight, 4 787-9 Dreamliners, six Airbus 330-300s, 4 Airbus 330-200s, 5 Boeing 737-900s, 21 Boeing 737-800s, 4 Embraer 175s and 3 737 MAX.
By the finish of 2018, Oman Air will have taken delivery of 5 new MAX aircraft and 3 787-9s. By 2022, Oman Air’s total fleet size is anticipated to be about 64.
Information Source: Muscat Daily