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Oman Air's first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at the Everett delivery center. Boeing Image.
Oman Air's first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at the Everett delivery center. Boeing Image.

Oman Air receives it’s first Dreamliner

Muscat based, Oman Air took delivery of it’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner today. The aircraft bearing the registration A4O-SA is a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner powered by two General Electric GEnx engines. It is the first 787 out of an order for six 787-8’s placed by the airline in November 2011.

Paul Gregorowitsch, Chief Executive Officer, Oman Air

“We are delighted to receive our first Dreamliner which combined with Oman Air’s award-winning service will provide an excellent travel experience for our customers, Our decision to invest in this game-changing airplane underlines our confidence in the 787 and the value it will add in terms of reliability, operational efficiency and comfort.”

The 787 will join the ten existing Airbus A330's in Oman Air's fleet.
The 787 will join the ten existing Airbus A330’s in Oman Air’s fleet. Photo copyright Vedant Agarwal.

Ray Conner, President and CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

“We’re proud to have Oman Air join our growing base of 787 customers in the Middle East and around the world, Our partnership with Oman Air dates back almost 15 years during which time the airline has been operating the 737 family. We’re delighted to help introduce Boeing twin-aisle airplanes into its growing fleet.”

About Vedant Agarwal

A frequent flyer for both work and pleasure - Vedant has held elite status on many of the major alliances and airlines. Also an avid aviation photographer, his pictures have been published in and on the covers of many international publications.

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