Oman Air Release Traffic Figures for the 2012 Marking its Best Growth Performance
Monday, 18 June 2012
Oman Air has released it traffic figures for the five consecutive months starting 1st of January to end of May 2012, marking the highest growth since it commenced operations over two decades ago. Performance highlists are as follows

  • Net passenger revenue grew by 28%, compared to a full-year increase of 28% in 2011
  • Passenger numbers grew by 19%, compared to a full-year increase of 16% in 2011
  • Cargo revenue increased by 47%, compared to a full-year increase of 28% in 2011
  • Cargo tonnage increased by 33%, compared to a full-year increase of13% in 2011.
Wayne Pearce Oman Air’s chief executive officer, announcing the airline’s findings said, “I am very pleased to say that Oman Air has generated greater revenues, carried more passengers and transported more cargo between January and May 2012 than at any equivalent time in the airline’s history.

“These excellent figures build further on the year-on–year increases we have achieved over the last two years and confirm Oman Air’s continued ascent as a world-class international airline.

“Our staff, in every department and throughout our 41-destination network, have worked extremely hard to improve efficiency and to raise awareness amongst customers both of Oman Air as the carrier of choice and of Oman as the ideal destination for business and leisure travellers. I would like to thank each of them for their commitment and I look forward to working together to deliver even greater success over the coming months and years.”

In anticipation of the growth Oman Air has  announced earlier it will commence operations between Muscat and Tehran starting 1st September 2012. The delivery of two new Embraer E175 regional jets in third and fourth quarter of 2012. In addition, six new Boeing 737s are on order, with two being delivered in 2014 and four in 2015.Six new Boeing 787 Dreamliners will also be delivered from 2015.