Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman was nominated as an award-winner in the ‘Transportation’ category of the prestigious 2015 Good Design Awards, for their luxury Business Class Seat BE Aerospace Serenity Suite designed by TEAGUE.
The Good Design Awards Program was established in 1950, and is now organised annually by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, who’s stated mission is to educate the public about the value of good design, and show how good design can positively impact the world’s quality of life.
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 was awarded due to it combining innovation and luxury to offer its Business Class travellers an exceptionally comfortable flying experience.
Paul Gregorowitsch, Oman Air’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are thrilled and excited to receive this prestigious award. Oman Air is committed to providing its Business Class flyers with an exceptionally comfortable and pleasurable journey, and our luxury Aerospace Serenity Suite is evidence of this.”
On his part, Abdul Aziz Al Raisi, Oman Air’s Chief Officer Management Affairs expressed his pride in receiving the award saying: “We are extremely proud of this achievement, and it is an honour to accept the award as a further manifestation that Oman Air is setting the highest standards in on-board luxury and comfort. For Oman Air, excellence in design is something that is very important.”
Oman Air’s Business Class Aerospace Serenity Suite features premium-size specifications on their seats, armrests, and fully flat beds. Each seat includes features such as 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.
Along with the Aerospace Serenity Suite, Oman Air offers its Business Class flyers a premium selection of in-flight dining, in-flight connectivity and entertainment, as well as a chauffeur drive transfer service at its long haul destinations, exclusive check-in facilities, and exclusive and award-winning lounges.