Oman Air has taken delivery of the second of 30 Boeing 737 Max 8s it has on order.
The national carrier said in a statement that the aircraft will allow it to continue its growth, adding that it expects to receive a total of five 737 MAX by September.
Configured with 162 seats in two class - 12 in business and 150 in economy with significant enhancements across both cabins - the MAX aircraft joins a fleet of seven Boeing 787 Dreamliners, six Airbus 330-300s, four Airbus 330-200s, five Boeing 737-900s, 21 Boeing 737-800, two Boeing 737 MAXs and four Embraer 175s.
In June, Oman Air will also receive the first of its three 787-9 Dreamliner on order, two of which will have a new First Class product with 8 full privacy mini suites, 24 Business class seats and 232 Economy seats.
Oman Air said it will be launching three new destinations this year - Casablanca (Morocco) in June, Istanbul (Turkey) in July, and Moscow during the winter schedule.
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