Oman Air has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9. The stretched version of the widebody aircraft joins four 787-8s in the fleet. The Omani flag carrier has outfitted its latest addition with a two-cabin layout comprising 30 lie-flat business-class seats, plus 258 economy-class seats. This compares to 18 business- and 249 economy-class in the smaller variant. A second 787-9 is scheduled to join the fleet in April 2017. The new arrivals will be used on the carrier’s European and ...

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