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Oman Air taps regional debt markets

17 November 2011

After securing a $56 million term loan with Oman’s Bank Dhofar earlier this year, the carrier could also finance pre-delivery payments for 787s locally.

Tags: Oman Air  |  787-8  |  787 financing  |  Bank Dhofar

At this week's Dubai Air Show, Oman Air announced that it would buy six 787-8s from Boeing. The airline had signed a provisional agreement in 2007 to lease the same aircraft from Kuwaiti lessor, Alafco. Read more here.

Japeen Shah, CFO, Oman Air, tells Airfinance Journal that negotiations over who would buy the aircraft have lasted three years. During that period Oman Air had at one point agreed to lease three aircraft from Alafco and buy the remaining three aircraft....


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