Tag: A330

Nepal Airlines Takes Delivery of its First Widebody Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Nepal Airlines has taken delivery of the first of two A330s, which it will lease from Portuguese lessor Hi Fly. These will be in addition to its two existing A320ceos, and will be one of the largest aircraft operating out of Tribhuvan International Airport. Situated at high altitude, only the most sophisticated of aircraft are […]

Watch Airbus A330 Shearing Airbus A321 Tail Off

Reading Time: 1 minute After an Asiana Airlines Airbus A330-300’s wing collided with the tail of a Turkish Airlines A321 while taxiing at Istanbul Airport on May 13, an  investigation has been launched. The Asiana Airlines A330 was taxiing when it struck the Turkish Airlines A321 (TC-JMM). The incident was captured on the camera on posted on YouTube. Turkish […]

A330neo Rolls out of Paintshop in WOW Air Colours

Reading Time: 1 minute WOW air’s first A330neo aircraft has rolled-out of the paint-shop in Toulouse. The low-fare airline based in Iceland will take delivery of the aircraft on lease from Avolon later in 2018, becoming the third operator of the type world-wide. WOW air is an all Airbus operator with a fleet of 18 aircraft (15 A320 Family […]

CAE to Train Airbus A330/A350 Pilots for Virgin Atlantic Airways

Reading Time: 1 minute CAE announced the signature of an exclusive long-term Airbus A330 and A350 pilot training contract with Virgin Atlantic Airways, the British airline headquartered in Crawley, close to London, United Kingdom. Under the terms of the 10-year agreement, Virgin Atlantic’s pilots will receive Airbus A330 and A350 training at CAE’s training centre in London Gatwick, equipped […]

Engine Blaze Forces Delta Flight to London to Turn Back to Atlanta

Reading Time: 1 minute A Delta Air Lines plane made an emergency landing Wednesday at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport shortly after takeoff when smoke was spotted billowing out of its right engine. Flight was headed from Atlanta to London when the flight’s crew noticed something was wrong with one of the engines. Delta Airlines said the plane had problems […]

Airbus Commercial Aircraft Delivers Record Performance

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus’ Commercial Aircraft deliveries in 2017 were up for the 15th year in a row, reaching a new company record of 718 aircraft delivered to 85 customers. Deliveries were more than four percent higher than the previous record of 688 set in 2016. The 2017 total comprises: 558 single aisle A320 Family (of which 181 […]

Airbus Employees Put a Smile On The BelugaXL’s “Face”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Smile, it’s often said, and the world smiles with you. If true, the world will soon find itself grinning ear to ear, but it still won’t match the BelugaXL’s supersized expression of joy. With the first of five next-generation oversize cargo airlifters slated to enter service in 2019, Airbus asked its employees to select how […]

Rolls-Royce Wins $300m Order From Lion Group

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce has won a $300m order from Lion Group for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power three new Airbus A330 aircraft, supported by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®. The Lion Group already operates three of the aircraft, all powered by the Trent 700 engine. Edward Sirait, CEO, Lion Group, said: “These aircraft are an exciting […]

A350 Pilot Training Triggers Finnair A330 Lease Extension

Reading Time: 2 minutes Finland flag carrier Finnair has extended the lease on an Iberia Airbus A330 until May 31 because of A350 crew training delays. The A330 had been scheduled to leave the fleet Jan. 31. The oneworld carrier had planned to use the A330 on its 3X-weekly Miami route only from Jan. 10-31, but this 21-day lease […]

Finnair to Wet Lease a Hi Fly A340 for Pilot Training

Reading Time: 1 minute Finnair will wet lease one Airbus A340 from Portuguese aircraft-crew-maintenance-insurance (ACMI) specialist Hi Fly for two months to accommodate pilot trainings to secure the airline’s growing operations in summer 2017 and beyond. “Pilot trainings are a part of our preparations for growth. This wet lease is a part of our efforts to ensure punctual operations […]