Oman Air carries 8.5 million passengers in 2017
Flag carrier Oman Air carried 8.542 million passengers in 2017, a record 10.9% increase, compared to 7.7 million passengers ferried in 2016.
According to company statistics, Oman Air continued its ambitious expansion programme in the fleet and its airline network with the addition of a number of new aircraft, reported Times of Oman.
The number of scheduled flights by Oman Air increased in 2017 to 68,457 flight compared with 30,978 in 2016. More so, with regard to commercial freight operations, the statistics showed that they performed well, as commercial cargo operations increased during the year 2017 to reach 98,780 tonnes.
In 2017 ,Oman Air added a number of new aircraft, with a total fleet capacity of 48 aircraft being used in 53 local and international destinations.
Oman Air continued to receive more prestigious awards from various destinations in the airline industry in 2017, reaching 12 international awards recognising the high level of services offered by the airline to passengers on its fleet.