Oman's SalamAir adds first A320neo
SalamAir (OV, Muscat) has taken delivery of its first A320-200neo following the delivery of A4O-OVD (msn 7181). Flightradar24 ADS-B data shows the CFM International LEAP-1A26-powered twinjet was ferried from Toulouse Blagnac to Muscat on December 7.
The 2-year-old aircraft was originally destined for Spirit Airlines (NK, Fort Lauderdale Int'l) but not taken up. It will be followed by a further five of the type during the first quarter of 2019 all of which will be leased.
SalamAir’s Chief Executive Officer, Captain Mohamed Ahmed said in a statement the aircraft would be used to enhance the Omani LCC's operations both domestically and internationally.