Tag: A330-200

Turbulence Injures 3 on Qantas Airbus A330 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Qantas Airbus A330-200 performing flight QF-108 from Beijing (China) to Sydney, NS (Australia), was enroute over the Pacific Ocean near the island of Palau about 6 hours into the flight when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to three flight attendants. The aircraft continued to Sydney for a safe landing about 5 hours later. […]

SriLankan Airlines Airbus A330 Bursts Tyre on Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute A SriLankan Airlines Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Colombo (Sri Lanka) to Chennai (India) with 142 passengers, reported burst tyre on landing. Aircraft landed on Chennai’s runway 07. During roll out the outboard forward right hand main tyre burst. The aircraft was able to depart for the return flight UL-122 after 10 hours on the […]

Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Kinshasa N’djili (DR Congo) to Brussels (Belgium), engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was enroute to Brussels when the left hand engine emitted a loud bang. The crew received an “ENG1 STALL” warning. The crew shut the engine down, drifted down to FL280 and continued to Brussels for […]

Turbulence Injures 15 People on Argentinas A330 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Miami (USA) to Buenos Aires Ezeiza (Argentina) with 192 passengers, suffered severe turbulence causing injuries to 15 passengers. Aircraft was enroute about 90nm north of Rio Branco (Brazil) deviating around thunderstorm cells when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing an altitude deviation of more than -700 feet and […]

Etihad Airways Airbus A330 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Etihad Airways Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) to Jakarta (Indonesia), engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was in the initial climb out of Abu Dhabi’s runway 13R when the right hand engine (Trent 772) emitted a loud bang prompting the crew to stop the climb at 3500 feet and […]

LEVEL Adds Two A330-200s to Its Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute International Airlines Group’s  low cost long-haul airline brand, LEVEL, is expanding its fleet with two additional A330-200s, for delivery in 2019, taking its total order for the type to seven. This latest firm order comes less than 12 months after IAG purchased the last batch of three A330-200s. They are configured with 314 seats, 21 […]

Qantas Airbus A330 Receives a Lightning Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Qantas Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Sydney, to Melbourne, was descending towards Melbourne when the aircraft entered a hold at  7000 feet and 6000 feet for about one hour, received a lightning strike some time during the hold and subsequently landed safely on Melbourne’s runway 16. The aircraft was still on the ground about […]

China Eastern A330 Lands Safely With Cowling Damage

Reading Time: < 1 minute A China Eastern Airbus A330-200, registration B-6099 performing flight MU-736 from Sydney,NS (Australia) to Shanghai Pudong (China), was in the initial climb out of Sydney’s runway 34L when the crew reported a left hand engine (Trent 772) fault and requested to maintain runway heading. The aircraft levelled off at 5000 feet, the crew shut the […]

Airbus Books $1.6 Billion in Commercial Aircraft Orders in November

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus reported firm orders for 14 commercial aircraft in November, valued at $1.6 billion at list prices, from two airlines and one undisclosed customer. The Toulouse-based manufacturer’s biggest order for the month came from an undisclosed customer Nov. 15, for five A321ceos and three A320ceos, valued at $868.5 million. Additionally, Sharjah, UAE-based low-cost carrier (LCC) […]

Jet Airways to Shortly Work with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on Ground Handling

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jet Airways will shortly work with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on ground handling, maintenance and engineering, the chief of the Dutch carrier said recently. Jet is also looking to upgrade cabins on its four Airbus A330-200 planes, two executives from the airline and the plane maker said separately. From March 27, Jet started flying to […]