As revealed by H.E. Darwish Bin Ismail Bin Ali Al Balushi, chairman, board of directors, Oman Air, the growth of the carrier's fleet generated a 20 percent year-on-year surge in available seat kilometres, along with a nine percent rise in flight movements over 2015.
Consequently, the airline saw a 21 percent jump in passenger numbers, with over 7.7 million travellers in 2016.
Despite regional economic challenges, the company achieved revenue of OMR472 million (USD1.23 million), up one percent over 2015.
Furthermore, the company concluded 2016 with the launch of the first cabin crew training centre in the region, Oman Air Flight Training Centre.