Muscat, Oman Air, the national carrier of the

Sultanate of Oman, has celebrated the delivery of its fifth of 30 Boeing

737 MAX 8s it has on order.

This comes at a time when the airline is continuing its trajectory of

rapid growth and expansion. Meanwhile, the national carrier of the

Sultanate is expected to receive a total of 9 more 737 MAX 8s next


By the end of this year, Oman Air will be receiving two more Boeing

787-9 Dreamliner, one of which will feature the new First Class product

which boasts 8 private suites, 24 Business Class seats and 232

Economy seats. The advanced airplanes will help Oman Air meet its

commitment to further enhance operational efficiency by flying a

young, modern and safe fleet.

The 737 MAX family is designed to offer customers exceptional

performance, with lower per-seat costs and an extended range to open

up new destinations in the single-aisle market. The MAX family

provides operators a 14-percent improvement over today’s most

efficient single-aisle airplanes, in addition to the highest efficiency,

reliability and passenger comfort.

Following the launch of new routes to Istanbul and Casablanca in

June and July respectively, Oman Air will be launching direct flights

from Muscat to Moscow on 30 October and reintroducing flights to The

Maldives in 28 October.

Source: Oman News Agency