GECAS Expands SalamAir’s Fleet with Two New A321neos
Dubai, 17 November
2019 – SalamAir and GECAS
have entered into a lease agreement for two Airbus A321neo to enter service
with Oman’s first low-cost carrier. The aircraft are from GECAS’ new order
skyline and are outfit with the latest technology CFM LEAP engines.
Based in Oman’s Muscat International Airport and serving routes between
28 destinations across 16 countries, SalamAir will be among the first to
operate the A321neo in the Middle East.
“GECAS is delighted to announce these two A321neo lease placements with
our new customer SalamAir, one of the fastest growing low-cost carriers in the
Middle East. These aircraft are key additions to SalamAir’s fleet and will help
them to efficiently expand into key markets in Asia and Europe.” shared Michael
O’Mahony, GECAS’ SVP & Region Manager.
“SalamAir is dedicated to providing a comfortable, flexible and reliable
experience and a full range of services for its passengers and continues to add
new destinations and direct links between the Sultanate and friendly
countries.” Captain Mohammed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir said, adding “We’re
thankful to be able to add these aircraft to our fleet. Our expanding network
and growing operations rely on the fuel-efficient neo, and as an airline, we
appreciate the environmental performance and appreciably improved carbon
footprint the neo afford.”