MUSCAT: Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, was named 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 hosted annually by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, whose stated mission is to educate the public about the value of good design and explain how design can positively impact upon the quality of life.
One of the main criteria for selection is based on whether 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 business class travellers an exceptionally comfortable flying experience.
Regarding the recognition, 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.”
Further, Abdul Aziz Al Raisi, Oman Air’s Chief Officer for Management Affairs, noted, “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, legrest, and seat depth, adjustable armrests, along with a meal table and cocktail table.