Tag: A330neo

New Airbus A330-800 Starts Final Assembly

Reading Time: 2 minutes Final assembly of the newest member of the A330neo Family, the A330-800, has started and is on track for the first flight planned in mid-2018. The A330-800 complements the A330-900, the largest member of the A330neo Family. With its 242-tonne Maximum Take-Off Weight (MTOW) as base variant, the A330-800 can operate routes of up to […]

Watch A330neo Successfully Making Its First Flight over France

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first of three A330neo Family development aircraft to fly – MSN1795, an A330-900 variant – has landed at Toulouse-Blagnac, France at 14:10 local time after successfully completing its first flight which lasted 4 hours and 13 minutes. The aircraft was powered by the latest technology Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 turbofans. The crew in the cockpit […]

Airbus’ Latest A330 Version Prepares For Initial Take-off

Reading Time: < 1 minute The new generation of Airbus’ popular A330 jetliner family is ready for its maiden flight. The A330neo features extensive technology transfers from the A350XWB, including new engines, wings, and systems as well as the signature Airspace cabin. These new features will provide significantly enhanced operating efficiency for airlines, and best-in-class comfort for passengers as well […]

Airbus Corporate Jets Launches ACJ330neo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus Corporate Jets has launched a private jet version of its new A330neo, which combines new-generation engines and aerodynamic and other improvements to deliver even more comfort, efficiency and true “nonstop to the world” range. Called the ACJ330neo, it will fly 25 passengers 9,400 nm/17,400 km or 20 hours, enough to fly nonstop from Europe […]

New Planes Coming in 2017 to Turn the Next Page in Aviation History

Reading Time: 6 minutes The year 2017 is considered to be a big leap for the aviation industry. Together with improved editions of the most popular aircraft, absolutely new machines are believed to appear on the market. So, what to expect? COMAC C919 The aviation world‘s hopes, fears and curiosity six years ago rested with the question whether China’s […]

FACC Delivers the First Fan Cowls for the Airbus A330neo

Reading Time: 2 minutes FACC AG has handed over the first fan cowls for the new Airbus A330neo, the most recent addition to the well-established A330 long-haul family, to the customer, Safran Nacelles. The fan cowls score with advanced CFRP technology and make the aircraft significantly lighter as well as more efficient. The A330neo is now entering the test […]

First A330neo Starts Its Final Assembly in Toulouse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has commenced the final assembly of its first A330neo, an A330-900, at its Final Assembly Line in Toulouse with the joining of the wings to the centre fuselage at station 40. As the newest member of the world’s most popular A330 wide-body family the A330neo builds on the Family’s proven economics, versatility and reliability, […]

Garuda Indonesia to Receive 14 A330neo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Garuda Indonesia has confirmed an order with Airbus for the purchase of 14 A330-900neo, the new re-engined version of the best-selling A330 widebody airliner, to support the company’s growth and business expansion in the future. The deal was signed at a ceremony in London in the presence of the President of Indonesia, His Excellency Joko […]

TAP Portugal Launch Operator for A330neo with Airspace by Airbus Cabin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) 2016 – TAP Portugal has signed an agreement with Airbus to be the first operator of the new A330neo airliner and therefore also become the launching carrier to fly the Airspace by Airbus cabin brand in the A330neo. In 2015, the airline placed a large fleet renewal contract with Airbus which […]