Tag: Airbus A330

Malaysia Airlines Sees Steady Progress In Q2 2017

Reading Time: 8 minutes Malaysia Airlines experienced a tough second quarter with heightened competition and adverse forex movement. Load factors continued to be strong and passenger revenue saw positive year on year (YoY) growth amidst the tough operating environment. Group CEO Peter Bellew said, “The second quarter passenger revenue saw an increase of 8%, on the back of 1.8% […]

Airbus Reports Half-Year 2017 Results

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus SE has reported half-year (H1) 2017 financial results and maintained its guidance for the full year. Order intake totalled €37.2bn (H1 2016: €39.1bn) with the order book valued at €981bn as of 30 June 2017 (year-end 2016: €1,060bn). A total of 203 net commercial aircraft orders were received (H1 2016: 183 aircraft), with the […]

Jet2.com Airbus A330 Bursts Two Tyres On Landing At Tenerife

Reading Time: 1 minute A Jet2.com Airbus A330-200 was performing flight from Manchester to Tenerife Sur Reina Sofia in Spain with 320 passengers and 11 crew. Aircraft landed on Tenerife’s runway 08 but burst the two aft left main tyres, deflated both aft right hand main tyres and became disabled on the runway. A number of other aircraft on […]

Thomas Cook A330 Loses Its Winglet And Suffers Low Engine Oil Pressure

Reading Time: 1 minute A Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia Airbus A330 was performing flight from Manchester to Holguin in Cuba with 322 people on board, when the crew advised of a minor technical problem and requested to hold to enter a hold, the controller instructed the flight to turn left onto a heading of 180. The crew subsequently decided […]

AirAsia X A330 Engine Shuts Down In Flight After Severe Vibrations

Reading Time: 1 minute AirAsia X Airbus A330 was performing flight from Perth to Kuala Lumpur with 359 people on board when the left hand engine (Trent 772) suffered a blade fracture, ingested the blade resulting in severe damage in engine core and severe vibrations. The crew shut the engine down, drifted the aircraft down to FL200 and returned […]

26 Passengers Get Injured As China Eastern A330 Hits Turbulence

Reading Time: 2 minutes China Eastern Airbus A330 was performing flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Kunming when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence including two large jolts causing the aircraft to experience multiple rapid descends and climbs (in excess of 5000 fpm) reaching a minimum of FL349 as well as injuries to 26 people on board. The aircraft […]

Malaysian Airlines To Lease Eight Alitalia Jets

Reading Time: 1 minute Malaysian Airlines CEO Peter Bellew has told Reuters he is willing to lease jets from Italy’s troubled Alitalia. Alitalia entered administration proceedings last month after a restructuring bid, involving job and compensation cuts, by shareholder Etihad failed. Meanwhile Bellew has said he wants to lease either the carrier’s A330s, B777s or a combination in a […]

Brussels A333 Faces Flaps Problem at Brussels

Reading Time: 1 minute A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration OO-SFM performing flight SN-255 from Brussels (Belgium) to Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), was climbing out of Brussels’ runway 07R when the crew stopped the climb at FL060 being unable to fully retract the flaps. The aircraft entered a hold to burn off fuel, climbed to FL080 and FL100 always maintaining […]

Ameco Completes Cabin Modifications on 10 A330s

Reading Time: 1 minute Ameco has finished cabin layout modification work on 10 Air China-operated Airbus A330-200s. The cabin project began in September 2016 at Ameco’s Beijing facility with a scheduled C-check layover. Following modification, the jets were converted with a different cabin configuration in business and economic classes. The aircraft entertainment systems, seat powering systems and passenger services […]

Delta A333 Rejects Take-off Due to Hydraulic Failure

Reading Time: 1 minute A Delta Airlines Airbus A330-300 performing flight from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Atlanta,GA (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from Amsterdam at low speed (about 70 knots over ground) due to the failure of the green hydraulic system, the aircraft vacated the runway via taxiway S2 about 1800 meters/5900 feet down the runway and stopped clear of […]