Oman Air promotes on-going 2017 expansion at ITB Berlin
Oman Air participated at ITB Berlin from 8 – 12 March 2017.
Whilst at ITB Berlin, Oman Air promoted its recent developments and future expansion plans. At the end of 2016 Oman Air introduced its first destination in China, Guangzhou and the commencement of a four times weekly flight to Najaf, Iraq in November last year. Network developments are continuing apace in 2017 with the revised flight agreement with the Government of India resulting in increased frequencies to five of Oman Air’s 11 Indian destinations and news of a new four times weekly flight from Muscat to Nairobi, Kenya to be launched at the end of March this year. Also a new daily flight to Manchester, UK starting from 1 May 2017 and the increase of services to Pakistan with the launch of a new Muscat to Peshwar flight later in the year.
Paul Gregorowitsch, Oman Air’s chief executive officer said: “ITB Berlin is the ideal stage for us to promote Oman Air to a huge trade and consumer audience and to highlight our award-winning service, growing network and world class fleet. We are continuing with our ambitious expansion plans in 2017 with three new additions to the fleet already. The latest aircraft is the Boeing 787 Dreamliner which joined the fleet on 23 February 2017, beside two new 737-800 were added to the fleet in January and February this year. In addition, a new Dreamliner B787-9 which will be joining Oman Air’s fleet in the coming April”