Industry Oman Air receives first Boeing 737 MAX

  • Oman Air

Boeing and Oman Air celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 737 MAX airplane, one of 30 that Oman Air will operate as it expands its fleet and service.

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Oman Air ordered 20 MAX airplanes in October 2015 and has since entered into a lease agreement for 10 more of the jets. Each Boeing 737 MAX 8 will be configured with 12 new business class seats and 150 economy class seats.

At Oman Air, offering the best possible on board experience is key to our success and the 737 MAX has already earned a reputation for its exceptional performance, efficiency and guest experience," said Abdulaziz Al-Raisi, Acting CEO, Oman Air. "The aircraft will be a perfect complement to our 737 family as we continue to expand our operations and play an increasingly active role in promoting Omanfor business as well as a unique tourism destination, which is growing rapidly in popularity with every passing year."

Oman Air Fleet

4xAirbus A330-200 (Seats: 20/196)

6xAirbus A330-300 (Seats: 6/20/204 or 24/265)

1xBoeing 737-700 (Seats: 12/102)

24xBoeing 737-800 (Seats: 12/144)

5xBoeing 737-900ER (Seats: 12/171)

1xBoeing 737 MAX 8 (Seats: 12/150)

4xBoeing 787-8 (Seats: 18/249)

2xBoeing 787-9 (Seats: 30/258)

4xEmbraer 175 (Seats: 11/60)

"Today marks another milestone in our 25-year partnership with Oman Air. We are proud to have supported their growth and we look forward to the 737 MAX taking the airline to new heights," said Marty Bentrott, Sales vice president for Middle East, Turkey, Russia, Central Asia & Africa.

Source © Boeing.com

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