Oman Air sees cargo revenue climb 47%

Oman Air said recently that the first five months of 2012 has been the most successful in its history. Oman Air’s cargo revenue increased by 47 per cent for the January to May period on the back of rising cargo tonnage which increased by 33 per cent.


Oman Air sees cargo revenue climb 47%


Oman Air said recently that the first five months of 2012 has been the most successful in its history. Oman Air’s cargo revenue increased by 47 per cent for the January to May period on the back of rising cargo tonnage which increased by 33 per cent.

Net passenger revenue grew by 28 per cent compared to the same period last year. Passenger numbers also grew by 19 per cent, the carrier said in a statement. Wayne Pearce, Oman Air’s CEO, said: “I am very pleased to say that Oman Air has generated greater revenues, carried more passengers and transported more cargo
between January and May 2012 than at any equivalent time in the airline’s history.

“These excellent figures build further on the year-on-year increases we have achieved over the last two years and confirm Oman Air’s continued ascent as a world-class international airline.”

Going forward, two new Embraer E175 regional jets will be delivered in Q3 and Q4 of this year, while six new B737s are on
order, with two being delivered in 2014 and four in 2015. Six new B787 Dreamliners will also be delivered from 2015.