Omni Air International Completes 777-200ER Aircraft Certification | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne/NBAA2014 10.22.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne/NBAA2014 10.22.14 **
** Airborne/NBAA2014 10.21.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne/NBAA2014 10.21.14 **
** Airborne/NBAA2014 10.20.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne/NBAA2014 10.20.14 **

Mon, Jun 06, 2011

Omni Air International Completes 777-200ER Aircraft Certification

First Registered Non-Scheduled Airline To Receive B777 Certification

Omni Air International (Omni) has received FAA approval to operate B777-200ER, aircraft including 180-minute ETOPS authority. The Tulsa, OK-based Part 121 carrier becomes the first US registered non-scheduled airline to operate the B777-200ER aircraft in passenger service. A second aircraft will be added to the company's certificate in mid July.

Omni's fleet modernization  began two years ago with the acquisition of the B767-300ER. "The addition of the B777-200ER complements our transition to a two engine, modern fuel efficient fleet. We are extremely excited to offer this best in class aircraft to our worldwide customers. We believe this long range international aircraft will be a game changer for our sector of the industry," said Jeff Crippen, Omni's President and CEO. "All of the employees at Omni expended extraordinary effort during this certification. The B777 will enhance Omni's ability to offer a wide body product that provides greater range and fuel efficiency to our customers."

"Omni continues to be a leader in turnkey passenger charter and ACMI wet lease services. The addition of the B777-200ER to our growing fleet of B767-300ER aircraft enhances our core competencies of custom designed air transportation programs for both the charter and ACMI wet lease business," said Robert Jared, Omni's Senior Director of Business Planning and Strategy. "Our new product offering is among one of the few aircraft in the US charter fleet offering individual seat back entertainment for our passengers."

Omni is in its 19th year as a non-scheduled airline which has operated to more than 75 countries, with 60,000 flights totaling more than 300,000 flight hours with a fleet of B767-300, B757-200, and DC10-30 extended range aircraft.

FMI: www.omniairintl.com

Advertisement

More News

Airborne at NBAA-10.22.14: Legacy 500, Universal InSight, BendixKing AeroWave

Also: GE Honda, Sagem's Active SideStick, Syberjet Update, Techno Aerospace Knows How to Party The FAA handed over certification papers for Embraer's Legacy 500 executive jet durin>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.24.14)

Homebuilt Homepage: Clubs And Newsletters This page lists Homebuilt related Clubs and Newsletters.>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.24.14): Phase Separation – Aviation Fuel

Phase separation is when a combined liquid separates into two different liquids and may occur when autogas is used for aviation fuel.>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (10.24.14)

“I’m excited and humbled by the trust that the ALPA Board of Directors has placed in me with this election.” Source: ALPA President-Elect Tim Canoll.>[...]

ANN FAQ: Q&A 101

A Few Questions AND Answers To Help You Get MORE Out of ANN!>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC