Tag: Airbus A330-200

Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 Experiences Runway Incursion

Reading Time: 1 minute A Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Tokyo Haneda (Japan) to Honolulu (USA), experienced runway incursion. Aircraft was taxiing for departure in contact with ground control. The aircraft was assigned runway 16L for departure and was cleared to taxi via taxiway B to hold short of taxiway B-7 (runway 22 was active for landing traffic). […]

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 […]

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 […]

Turkish Technic Wins Ukrainian and Russian MRO Contracts

Reading Time: 1 minute Turkish Technic, a supplier of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, and a subsidiary of the country’s flagship carrier Turkish Airlines, has won new contracts from Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) and Russia’s NordWind. For UIA, the maintenance provider will carry out MRO work on the airline’s two Boeing 767 wide-bodies. The Ukrainian carrier currently […]

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 […]

Iran Air Receives Its First Airbus A330-200

Reading Time: 1 minute Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new A330-200, the first of 45 family aircraft on order. The delivery of the new jetliner is part of Iran Air’s major fleet renewal plan, settled in December 2016 with a firm order placed for 100 Airbus aircraft, including 46 A320 family jetliners and 16 A350s. The […]

Qantas Heading Back to Beijing

Reading Time: 1 minute Qantas is boosting its presence in China with a resumption of Sydney-Beijing nonstop flights from late January 2017. The daily flight will be operated with Airbus A330-200s and marks a return to the Chinese capital for the first time since Qantas withdrew from the route in 2009. It also comes ahead of Virgin Australia’s daily […]

Everyone Wants to Fly Airberlin to Cuba

Reading Time: 2 minutes Obama, the Rolling Stones and Karl Lagerfeld have led the way – Cuba is now more popular than ever! In order to meet the growing demand for travel to the Caribbean island, airberlin will fly even more services to Cuba this summer. airberlin will start flying a completely new route to Havana next Saturday, 28 […]