Tag: Airbus A330-300

Airbus A330 Accelerates with an Open Cockpit Window?

Reading Time: 1 minute A THY Turkish Airlines Airbus A330-300, performing flight from Johannesburg (South Africa) to Istanbul (Turkey), rejected takeoff due to open cockpit window. Aircraft was accelerating for takeoff from Johannesburg’s runway 21R when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed (about 130 knots over ground) due to an open cockpit window. The aircraft slowed safely, the crew […]

At Least 10 Injured By Turbulence On American Airlines Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration N276AY performing flight AA-759 from Athens (Greece) to Philadelphia,PA (USA), was descending towards Philadelphia near Long Island when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to three passengers and seven cabin crew. The aircraft continued to Philadelphia for a safe landing about 35 minutes later. Passengers reported flight attendants were […]

Brussels Airlines Makes Investment To Renew Its Long-Haul Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Brussels Airlines will acquire seven Airbus A330-300 ‘CEO’ aircraft to replace seven older A330-200 and A330-300 aircraft that are ending their leasing period. This is expected to take place between 2018 and 2019. The carrier, together with the Lufthansa Group, conducted a comprehensive study on the replacement of seven of their ten long-haul aircraft. Based […]

Qantas Adds New Route to Japan to Meet Growing Demand

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas will launch daily direct flights between Melbourne and Tokyo’s Narita Airport from 16th December 2016, responding to growing demand and marking the next step in its Asian growth strategy. The new route will be operated by an upgraded, two-class A330-300 with 297 seats – the aircraft widely seen as best in class for the […]

Airbus Delivers World’s First A330-300 Regional to Saudi Arabian Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, has taken delivery of its first A330-300 Regional, making it the launch customer for this new member of the versatile and successful A330 family. The aircraft is the first of the 20 A330-300 Regional aircraft ordered at the 2015 Paris Airshow, and joins Saudi Arabian Airlines’ […]

AirAsia X Welcomes Two New Airbus A330-300 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute AirAsia X Bhd has recently welcomed two brand new Airbus A330-300 aircraft into its fleet in Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2), bringing its total fleet to 31 aircraft. Both aircraft with the registration numbers 9M-XBA and 9M-XBB were delivered from the Airbus facility in Toulouse, France to Kuala Lumpur on May 14 and 28 […]

Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 Damaged On Landing At Mumbai

Reading Time: 1 minute A Lufthansa Airbus A330-300, registration D-AIKR performing flight LH-764 from Munich, Germany to Mumbai, India with 163 passengers, landed on Mumbai’s runway 27 but burst both left and right main gear tyres (4 tyres in total) and became disabled on the runway about abeam taxiway S7 approximately 1830 meters/6000 feet past the runway threshold. The […]