Arabian flag carrier Oman Air has signed a letter of intent with lessor Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) for the sale and leaseback of two new Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The first of the 737-800s was delivered July 25, with the second expected to arrive at the carrier’s Muscat base later this month. Oman Air deputy CEO and COO Abdulrahman Al-Busaidy welcomed the deal as part of the airline’s rapid expansion program, describing the 737 as the backbone of the fleet. The US-built, ...

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