Oman Air confirms Dreamliner order

14 Nov 2011 by BusinessTraveller

Oman Air has confirmed an order for six Boeing 787 Dreamliners at the Dubai Airshow.

The aircraft represent the transferral of an order for six Dreamliners by leasing company ALAFCO to the Muscat-based carrier.

Oman Air currently operates a fleet of A330-200 and -300 aircraft for its long-haul services, with features including in-flight wifi and mobile phone technology, and fully-flat beds in business class. For reviews of the carrier’s service between Muscat and London, click here.

Commenting on the order CEO Peter Hill said:

"Our decision to order the 787-8 is part of Oman Air’s long-term growth strategy to expand and modernize our fleet with newer, more fuel-efficient airplanes.

"We see direct benefits because of the Dreamliner’s fuel efficiency and operating economics as well as the enhanced travel experience that Oman Air will be able to offer its customers aboard this airplane."

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