MIDDLE EAST: Oman Air takes delivery of first Airbus A330

Oman Air has taken delivery of its first A330-200 giving the carrier its first long haul capability. The aircraft was acquired under a lease agreement with Dublinbased AWAS. The aircraft will initially be deployed on long-haul routes from Muscat, Oman to London, Paris and Frankfurt, as well as Asian destinations. Oman Air placed an order […]


Oman Air has taken delivery of its first A330-200 giving the carrier its first long haul capability. The aircraft was acquired under a lease agreement with Dublinbased AWAS.

The aircraft will initially be deployed on long-haul routes from Muscat, Oman to London, Paris and Frankfurt, as well as Asian destinations.

Oman Air placed an order for seven A330s in 2007, five of which were directly from Airbus. The airline will take delivery of a further six A330 family aircraft in the coming years.