11 JUNE 2012


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Article from BTNews 11 JUNE 2012

Oman Air to Tehran

Quickly established in Muscat following the retirement of Peter Hill, new Australian Oman Air CEO, Wayne Pearce, has announced a daily service to the Iranian capital of Tehran from 1 September. 

The new route will be operated using Embraer E-175 regional jets.  The airline took delivery of two in 2011; two more will enter service later this year.  The airline also holds an option on a further five aircraft.

The airline flies daily from Oman to Heathrow using a three-class Airbus A300 which offers wi-fi connectivity.  From Oman to Bangkok it is a two-class service to the same very high standard.  It currently code-shares with bmi.  The airline has on order six Boeing 787s scheduled for delivery in 2015.  For regional operations 15 Boeing 737-700s/800s and two ATR 42s are used. www.omanair.com

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