A330-800

Uganda Firms A330neo Order

New African start-up Uganda Airlines has firmed up its order for two Airbus A330-800 aircraft. It is only the second customer for the smaller of the two A330neo variants, following Kuwait Airways’ order for eight examples in November. The aircraft

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Airbus Reveals October Results

Ten orders for the Airbus A330-900 from an undisclosed customer rounded off a slightly better than expected October for Airbus. The deal for the -900 model brings the total number of orders for the wider A330neo programme to 18 for

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A330-800 Completes Test Flight

European aerospace giant Airbus has celebrated the maiden test flight of the A330-800. The new widebody, registered F-WTTO (c/n 1888) took to the air for the first time just after 10.30am on November 6 from the manufacturer’s delivery centre in

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Kuwait Airways Commits to A330neo

Kuwait Airways has ordered eight Airbus A330-800s. The deal, signed at Airbus’ headquarters in Toulouse, is part of a major upgrade and expansion for the Kuwaiti flag carrier, which has also committed to 10 A350-900s and 15 A320neos, with deliveries

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Hawaiian Dreaming

Honolulu-based Hawaiian Airlines has signed a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) for the purchase of ten General Electric GEnx powered Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The initial deal, which is valued at $2.82bn, also includes purchase rights for an additional ten aircraft.

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Latest A330 Takes Shape

Airbus has started the final assembly phase of the latest member of its A330neo Family, the A330-800. The prototype aircraft, (c/n 1888), is positioned in Station 40 where the fuselage barrels are joined, the wings are fixed to the fuselage

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A330neo Takes Shape

Final assembly of the first Airbus A330neo has begun at the manufacturer’s facility in Toulouse, France.  The wings of the jet, an A330-900, have been mated to the centre fuselage at the station 40 position of the assembly line. “We

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