Oman Air boosts fleet with new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Oman Air boosts fleet with new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Oman Air continues its ambitious 2017 expansion plans with three new additions to the fleet.

The latest aircraft is the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which joins in addition to the two new 737-800s which were added to the fleet earlier this year.

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.

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Hunaina Sultan Al Mughairy, ambassador of Oman to the United States, attended the aircraft delivery ceremony at the Boeing facility in Seattle.

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. 

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. 

To complement the new additions to the fleet, the airline has recently invested in the renovation of its three A330-300 aircraft First Class cabin.