Oman Air business class Seats recognized with ‘Good Design Award’


February 2, 2016: Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has been nominated as an award-winner in the ‘Transportation’ category of the Chicago Athenaeum Museum’s 2015 Good Design Awards, for their long-haul business class seat.

One of the main criteria for selection is based on whether or not a product can enrich society and people’s lives through its design, and Oman Air’s Serenity Suite, designed by Teague and built by B/E Aerospace, was awarded due to it combining innovation and luxury to offer a comfortable flying experience.

The suites features premium-size specifications on the seat, armrests, and fully flat bed. features include an electronically controlled backrest, leg rest, and seat depth, adjustable armrests, and a meal table and cocktail table. There is also a reading lamp, mood lighting, a pocket for magazines and newspapers, a storage compartment for carry-on baggage, and a selection of premium in-flight entertainment offerings.

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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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