Tag: A330

Airbus A330 and A350 Cabins Could Be Modified for Cargo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Currently air cargo is one of the very few niches in aviation which is still active. And active at such a level that it is facing an immediate capacity shortage.  The capacity offered by freighter aircraft is not enough. For this reason a number of passenger airlines, which have their planes on the ground, are […]

Airbus Commercial Aircraft 2019: Records In Greater Detail

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has released its official numbers for 2019. The year appeared to be record-breaking, at least in terms of aircraft delivered: 863 planes to 99 customers worldwide.  The amount of aircraft handed over to operators and leasing companies in 2019 has marked the eight per cent increase compared to 2018, when Airbus also broke its […]

Hydraulic Fluid Leak Prompts Qantas Airbus A330 Evacuation

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Qantas Airbus A330, performing a flight from Sydney to Perth with 221 passengers and 12 crew members on board, was forced to return to the airport of departure due to a hydraulic fluid leak on board of the plane. This resulted in an evacuation of the aircraft at Sydney Airport. The airline confirmed that […]

Airbus Takes Another Key Step to Strengthen Its Presence in China

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has announced that it is strengthening its cooperation and presence in China. With the aim to increase the number and type of aircraft produced in this country, the aircraft manufacturer and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Therefore, one of the main objectives focuses on the increase of the A320 and A330 family […]

Airbus Activity in September: 71 Deliveries & 41 Orders

Reading Time: < 1 minute For Airbus September appeared to be busy. Or at least busier than the previous month. The European planemaker succeeded in securing 41 orders and delivering 71 aircraft. In terms of deliveries, Airbus handed its single-aisle and widebody planes to 42 customers in total. 48 out of 71 planes were the aircraft of the A320 Family […]

Aeroflot Starts Phasing out Its Airbus A330s

Reading Time: 2 minutes In preparation for the arrival of the all-new Airbus A350 wide-body long-haul aircraft next year, Aeroflot, Russia’s largest airline, has started phasing out its Airbus A330 fleet. VQ-BCQ, the first of three of the long-haul A330-300s to be retired this year, left the carrier’s Sheremetyevo Airport base for Chinese MRO provider HAECO’s base in Hong […]

Air China Airbus A330 Damaged During Fire at Beijing Capital

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air China Airbus A330-300, which was scheduled to fly from Beijing to Tokyo, has suffered considerable damage after smoke from the front part of the cargo area started to emit.  Reportedly, the passengers were boarding the aircraft for departure when the smoke appeared and the crew initiated disembarkation of the passengers who were already inside […]

Airbus Sees Insatiable Hunger for Its Widebody Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has released the review of its performance in July in terms of aircraft orders and deliveries. As the report shows, performance indicators are growing: 33 orders and 69 deliveries across its all product lines. If we talk about orders, the major demand is seen for the widebody planes. 20 A350 XWBs were booked by […]

American Airlines Airbus A330 Crew Declares Medical Emergency

Reading Time: < 1 minute During  American Airlines Airbus A330-300 flight AA-728 from Philadelphia,PA (USA) to London Heathrow, EN (UK) with 154 passengers and 12 crew, the flight crew donned their oxygen masks and declared a medical emergency reporting a number of passengers and all 9 cabin crew had become ill, there was an odour on board. They were 3 […]

Airbus Net Orders Remain Negative Over Cancellations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has published its April performance review in terms of orders and deliveries in the commercial aircraft segment revealing only five orders during the month with 70 deliveries to 35 customers worldwide across single-aisle and widebody product lines. Talking about the orders, aircraft manufacturer managed to secure three for A350-900s for Lufthansa Technik on behalf […]