Oman Air signs maintenance deal with Joramco
Muscat, July 15, 2014
Oman Air has signed a new deal with Jordan Aircraft Maintenance (Joramco), a leading aircraft maintenance company in the region, to provide the carrier with base maintenance services.
The maintenance checks are planned to take place by November for two Embraer 175 and three Airbus A330 aircraft in the carrier’s fleet, said a statement.
Salim Al-Kindy, acting CEO, Oman Air, said: “Joramco has provided excellent support to Oman Air over the last year, and we are pleased to be expanding our relationship with them. This will now include not just our Embraer aircraft, but also three of our Airbus A330s.
“Oman Air places the highest premium on safety and punctuality, and the base maintenance services supplied by Joramco will enable us to maintain the outstanding record we have developed in these areas.”
Osama Fattaleh, CEO of Joramco, said: “We’re pleased that our partnership with Oman Air has expanded to include the A330 in addition to the Embraer fleet. Joramco is keen on continuously improving the services it provides Oman Air to further develop the relationship to cover additional maintenance services.”
With a current fleet of 30 aircraft and 20 further aircraft on order, Oman Air operates scheduled regional and international services to destinations throughout the Gulf and Middle East, Africa, the Indian sub-continent, Europe and the Far East.
The long-haul destinations include London, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Milan, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. Additional destinations are offered through codeshare agreements with other airlines. Oman Air also operates domestic schedules between Muscat, Khasab and Salalah as well as passenger and cargo charter flights.
With more than 50 years of experience, JorAMCo has built a sound track record as a leading Commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility serving a wide range of customers in the Middle East, Europe, South East Asia, Africa, Russia and the CIS countries, offering services to several aircraft models from the Airbus, Boeing, and Embraer fleets. - TradeArabia News Service