Oman Air celebrates its first delivery of the 787 Dreamliner

Boeing and Oman Air today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The airline ordered six 787-8s in November 2011 as part of its expansion plans.

“We’re proud to have Oman Air join our growing base of 787 customers in the Middle East and around the world,” said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner. “Our partnership with Oman Air dates back almost 15 years during which time the airline has been operating the 737 family. We’re delighted to help introduce Boeing twin-aisle airplanes into its growing fleet.”

“We are proud to have Oman Air join our growing 787 customer base both worldwide and in the Middle East,” said Marty Bentrott, Senior Vice President, Middle East, Russia and Central Asia Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “The 787 with its unmatched fuel efficiency and passenger comfort will continue to help deliver on Oman Air’s promise of quality and profitability.”