Oman Air to acquire freighter

Carrier sees freight potential from India and China

CEO Wayne Pearce China dedicated freighter freight traffic India Muscat Oman Air

Muscat-based Oman Air has plans to add a dedicated freighter to its fleet, even as the airline continues to make losses.   

The freighter – probably a leased A300 or A310 and converted from passenger – would be inducted by the end of this year and used for services from India and China to Muscat. CEO Wayne Pearce said that there was a lot of freight Oman Air could access from the east.