Oman Air announced Frankfurt, Germany, is the first destinations for the airline's new Boeing 787 Dreamliner with the aircraft entering daily flight service between Muscat and Frankfurt on 25 October 2015.

The non-stop and direct flights depart Muscat at 14.00 and arrive in Frankfurt at 18.45. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, return flights depart Frankfurt at 20.20, arriving in Muscat at 06.00. Flights on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays depart Frankfurt at 21.35 and arrive in Muscat at 07.15.

Paul Gregorowitsch Oman Air’s chief executive officer, said: “Frankfurt is one of Oman Air’s most important international destinations and we are delighted to offer customers on this route an early opportunity to experience our wonderful new Dreamliner aircraft. 

“Oman Air’s Dreamliners offer extraordinary levels of style and comfort for our long haul passengers. Their unique technology and innovative engineering have ensured that the aircraft has fast become an icon of 21st Century air travel. Together with Oman Air’s superb new cabins and seating, and our legendary Omani hospitality, it will offer our customers a tremendous passenger experience.”

Oman Air has initially ordered six Dreamliner aircraft, with the first two being delivered during autumn 2015. Four more will follow before the end of 2018. Oman Air will operate 25 wide-body and 45 narrow-body aircraft by 2020.