Muscat: Oman Air has signed a new deal with JorAMCo to provide the Omani national carrier with base maintenance services for two Embraer 175 and three Airbus A330 aircraft in its fleet. The maintenance checks are scheduled to be carried out between May and November this year.
The move continues a collaborative effort between the two companies, with JorAMCo successfully carrying out similar checks on two additional Oman Air Embraers last year.
Oman Air Acting CEO Salim Al-Kindy commented: "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. 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.
Strategically located at a special duty-free zone area in Queen Alia International Airport in Amman-Jordan with an infrastructure that includes five hangers that can accommodate up to 10 aircraft, JorAMCo is certified to serve a wide variety of aircraft types by international & local regulatory authorities such as the Jordan's Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (JCARC), U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).