Tag: A330neo

First Airbus A330neo Reaches Delta Air Lines

Reading Time: 1 minute It has finally happened. Delta has finally received its long-awaited Airbus widebody aircraft. The first one out of 35 five on the order list. Delta was the launch customer for the A330-900, ordering 25 in November 2014 and an additional 10 last year. With the recent delivery, Delta has become the operator of both Airbus’ […]

Azul Receives Airbus A330neo: First in Americas

Reading Time: 1 minute Azul Linhas Aéreas, the third largest carrier in Brazil, has received its first Airbus A330neo on lease from Avolon. At the same time, this delivery also marks the arrival of the first A330-900 in Americas. The aircraft is the first delivered to Avolon out of 15 ordered. The airline plans to deploy its new fleet […]

Delta’s First Airbus A330-900neo Takes Off Over France

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta, a major American airline, announced its first and long-awaited Airbus A330-900neo has finally took off for its initial test flight over France. The aircraft is expected to join Delta’s fleet later this spring. The beginning of test flights means that soon the aircraft will be delivered to the airline and will take off for […]

First Lion Air A330neo Already Wears Airline’s Livery

Reading Time: 1 minute The first A330neo for Lion Air Group has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France, featuring the airline’s distinctive livery. The aircraft will be operated on lease from BOC Aviation. Altogether, Lion Air Group will acquire 10 A330neo aircraft, eight of which will be leased from BOC Aviation. The aircraft will have […]

Air Mauritius Takes Delivery of its First A330neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Mauritius has taken delivery of its first A330-900, on lease from ALC during a ceremony held in Toulouse. The national carrier of the Republic of Mauritius is the first A330neo operator based in the southern hemisphere, and the first airline in the world to operate a combination of both the A330neo and A350 XWB. […]

Uganda Airlines Firms up Orders for Two Airbus A330neo Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has firmed up its order for two A330-800 airliners, the latest version of the most popular A330 widebody airliner. Fitted with the new Airspace by Airbus cabin, the A330neo will bring a range of benefits to Uganda Airlines and its customers, offering unrivalled efficiencies combined with the most […]

Air Senegal Receives Africa’s First A330neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Senegal has taken delivery of its first A330-900 from Airbus’ production line in Toulouse. The carrier is the first African airline to fly Airbus’ new generation widebody aircraft featuring latest technology engines, new wings with enhanced aerodynamics and a curved wingtip design, drawing best practices from the A350 XWB. Fitted with a three-class cabin […]

EASA Certifies A330neo for ETOPS Beyond 180 Minutes

Reading Time: 1 minute EASA has approved the A330-900 for ETOPS (Extended-range Twin engine aircraft Operations) “beyond 180 minutes” diversion time. With this certification operators of the Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 powered A330neo can fly long-range routes beyond 180 minutes flying time. The approval, which includes ETOPS 180 min. capability in the aircraft’s basic specification, now also includes the option […]

First Airbus A330-900 Delivered to Launch Operator

Reading Time: 1 minute TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of the world’s first new-generation widebody A330neo and will be the first to benefit from the aircraft’s unbeatable operating economics, increased range, and Airbus’ new Airspace cabin offering passengers the best in class comfort. The Portuguese carrier will take delivery of a further 20 A330-900s in the coming years. TAP […]

Explore the First Flight of the First Airbus A330-800

Reading Time: 1 minute The first A330-800 development aircraft to fly, also the second member of the A330neo family and market’s newest-generation 250-seat aircraft, has successfully completed its first flight which lasted four hours and four minutes. The new entry-level widebody aircraft in the Airbus Family is powered by the latest technology Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 turbofans. Airbus reported that the […]