Oman’s SalamAir has today received its second A320neo. The latest addition to the carrier’s is the latest of five aircraft of the same variant scheduled to be delivered in 2019.
Once the remaining aeroplanes are delivered, it will bring the total number of A320neo aircraft in SalamAir’s fleet to six.
Chosen for its operational performance, the A320neo aircraft features a 20% fuel burn reduction per seat and 14% lower cash operating costs per seat, as well as a 50% reduction in noise footprint.
Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir said, “We are thrilled to be one of the first airlines in the region to take receipt of the much sought-after A320neo aircraft. This new aircraft means we are opening the skies for more guests and meeting the growing demand for convenient, pocket-friendly travel options in the region.
“We are also expecting another A320neo aircraft delivery in June. This aircraft which offers unbelievable efficiency will help us achieve our goal of offering even more destinations to our guests, our aim is to reach 60 destinations.”
Presently, SalamAir operates flights to 20 destinations across the Middle East and North Africa.