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.For all the latest transport news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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