16-Sep-2009 8:25 AM

Oman Air takes delivery of first Airbus A330

Oman Air announced (15-Sep-09) it has taken delivery of its first A330-200. The aircraft was acquired under a lease agreement with Dublin-based AWAS. Powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines, the A330 will be configured in a two class layout with 20 Business and 196 Economy seats. The aircraft will initially be deployed on long-haul routes from Muscat to London, Paris and Frankfurt, as well as destinations in Asia. Oman Air placed an order for seven A330s in 2007, five of which were directly from Airbus. [more]

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