Airbus A330

Titan to Add Maiden Airbus A330

Titan Airways is set to introduce an Airbus A330-200 as part of a wider effort to transition to an all Airbus fleet. The five-year-old airliner is to enter service with the charter and airline sub-charter specialist in April 2020. The

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Vietnam Airlines A330 Retirement

After 12 years of operation, Vietnam Airlines has withdrawn its sole remaining Airbus A330 from service. In a September 13 statement, the carrier said that “since October 2016, the Airbus A330 fleet had safely transported nearly 20 million passengers on

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First Look: AirAsia X Accepts Initial A330neo

AirAsia has become the ninth operator of the Airbus A330-900, receiving its first of 66 examples on August 10. The low-cost airline giant, which has 270 aircraft spread across eight airlines in six countries, has placed its maiden A330neo with

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Qantas Launches “Points Plane” to Tokyo for Frequent Flyers

Qantas is to operate a series of flights exclusively available to travellers redeeming frequent flyer miles. An Airbus A380 will operate the inaugural “Points Plane” service from Melbourne/Tullamarine to Tokyo/Narita on 21 October, with frequent flyers able to book one

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A Million Times Around the Globe

Rolls-Royce’s Trent 700 engine reached the significant milestone of completing the type’s 50 millionth flying hour – that equates to flying around the world more than one million times. The achievement occurred on June 1 while 380 Trent 700s (powering

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New Additions for Virgin

Virgin Atlantic has welcomed the first of four Airbus A330-200s into its fleet.  The carrier currently operates ten of the longer A330-300s but is adding the 287-seat jets on a 12-month lease to provide cover for its Boeing 787 Dreamliners,

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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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