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Oman Air Deploys Non-Stop Wide-Body A330 Aircraft To London And Bangkok

Date: 3 May 2009

Oman Air, the National Carrier of The Sultanate of Oman has introduced wide-body A330 aircraft on their daily London Heathrow services on May 1st. From 17th May the carrier adds a second A330 to their fleet and this will operate their Bangkok services.

Every Oman Air passenger will now enjoy comprehensive in-flight entertainment with personal in-seat video screens. Business Class passengers will also have the added bonus of seats that convert to a 180 degree flat bed.

Barry Brown, Oman Air’s Chief Commercial Officer said, “The Airbus A330-200 aircraft is a product upgrade that our passengers have been requesting and we have introduced these as an initial step before we take delivery of our brand new wide-body fleet commencing in August of this year. We are the only airline flying non-stop from Muscat to these destinations greatly reducing time and connecting baggage concerns.”

Oman Air operates daily flights to London Heathrow departing Muscat at 1350 and arriving in London at 1905. The return flights depart at 2235 arriving in Muscat at 0915. The Bangkok services operate six times a week departing Muscat at 0145 and arriving in Bangkok at 1100. The return flight departs at 1500, arriving in Muscat at 1745.

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