Oman Air has signed a repair agreement with Bombardier Aerospace.The eight-year contract will see Bombardier perform all repair work on Rolls-Royce Trent 700 inlet cowls for Oman Air’s fleet of Airbus A330 aircraft.
The airline currently operates seven A330s, each fitted with Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines, and has three further A330s on order for delivery from 2014. In July of this year, the airline announced that Trent 700s had also been ordered for the new aircraft.
In addition to its seven Airbus A330s, Oman Air’s current fleet strength includes 17 Boeing B737s, four Embraer E175s and two ATR 42s. Joining the three further A330s currently on order are 11 more B737s and six Boeing B787 Dreamliners, which will allow the airline to further expand its network across the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Africa, and to increase frequencies on existing routes.