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Oman Air boosts fleet with new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Posted 27 February 2017 · Add Comment

Oman Air has added three new additions to its fleet this year.

The latest aircraft is the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner which joined the fleet on 23rd February 2017; this is in addition to the two new 737-800s which were added to the fleet in 2017. The wide-body Boeing 787-9 is a stretched version of the advanced long-range twin engine B787-8.

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft is configured with 30 award-winning flat-bed Business Class suites, designed by BE Aerospace and 258 Economy Class seats. All classes feature the state-of-the-art Thales Integrated In-Flight Entertainment System which provides an even more enjoyable guest experience, allowing access to a wide selection of on-demand entertainment delivered through a passenger experience interface developed specifically with Oman Air.

Her Excellency Hunaina Sultan Al Mughairy, Ambassador of Oman to the United States attended the aircraft delivery ceremony at the Boeing facility in Seattle, along with Abdulaziz Al Raisi, executive vice president–products & brand Development on behalf of Oman Air. The aircraft’s inaugural flight departed Seattle on 23rd February and arrived Muscat on 24th February 2017.

With the addition of this latest Dreamliner, Oman Air operates five Boeing 787 Dreamliners aircraft. This aircraft will be utilised on Oman Air’s European and Far-Eastern sectors. A second new Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be joining Oman Air’s fleet in April 2017.

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