Salam Air leases Airbus A330neo

A rendering of a Salam Air A330neo. Photo: © Avolon

Omani airline Salam Air and leasing company Avolon have signed an agreement to lease three Airbus A330neo aircraft at the Paris Air Show. The first delivery to Salam Air is scheduled for October 2023 and will be equipped with 12 seats in Business class and 365 seats in economy.

Salam Air CEO Mohamed Ahmed commented: “By adding the A330neo to the fleet, SalamAir aims to enhance its capacity, meet the growing demands of the market, and attract more inbound tourists, aligning with the objectives of Oman’s Vision 2040”. He also added that his airline would use these aircraft to expand to destinations in the Far East and Europe.