The second of 30 Boeing 737 Max 8s Oman Air ordered has been delivered to them successfully. The national carrier was quoted in one of its statements that the addition of new aircraft will allow it to continue its growth. Especially when the carrier is all set to welcome five more 737 MAXs by September 2018.
The newly added aircraft, 737 MAX, is designed with 162 seats in two classes, i.e. 12 in business class and the rest 150 in economy class with substantial improvement done across both the cabins. With the inclusion of the latest Boeing MAX, Oman Air owns a collection of total seven Boeing 787 Dreamliners, six Airbus 330-300s, five Boeing 737-900s, 21 Boeing 737-800, four Airbus 330-200s, four Embraer 175s and two Boeing 737 MAXs.
Further, Oman Air is expected to receive the first three of its 787-9 Dreamliner ordered in the month of June, out of which two will be equipped with new First Class product with 8 full privacy mini suites, 232 Economy class seats and 24 Business class seats.
Based on the increase in number of flights in its collection, Oman Air announced that they will be launching three more new destinations in this year – Casablanca (Morocco) in the month of June, Istanbul (Turkey) in the month of July, and Moscow somewhere around its winter schedule.