Tag Archives: A330-200

IAG launches low-cost Level

International Airlines Group (IAG) has launched a new low-cost longhaul airline named ‘Level’. The new carrier will take off in June 2017, ticket sales have begun. The airline will begin operating from Barcelona (Spain) and connect this city with Los Angeles, San Francisco (Oakland), Buenos Aires and Punta Cana. The intention is to launch flights […]

Iran Air receives Airbus A330

Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new Airbus A330-200. The delivery is part of Iran Air’s major fleet renewal plan, and is the first widebody aircraft from the firm order for 100 Airbus aircraft in December 2016, comprising 46 single aisle and 54 widebody jets. Iran Air’s A330-200 features a two class cabin […]

RwandAir receives Airbus A330

RwandAir, flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, has taken delivery of the first of two Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The A330 is the first widebody airliner in RwandAir’s fleet. The cabin is configured in a three-class layout with 20 seats in business class, 21 seats in premium economy and 203 seats in economy. RwandAir’s A330 […]

242-tonne A330 for Tibet Airlines

Tibet Airlines has taken delivery of its first widebody aircraft, an Airbus A330-200 with increased 242 tonne maximum take-off-weight. The aircraft is the first A330-200 in China. The extra take-off-weight allows airlines to operate efficiently from demanding high-altitude airports, like Tibet Airlines’ homebase Lhasa Airport, which is at over 3,500 metres altitude. The aircraft is […]

Air Serbia receives A330-200

Air Serbia has taken delivery of an Airbus A330-200, its first widebody aircraft. The aircraft has 256 seats (18 business class and 236 economy) and will be operated on the new Belgrade-New York route. The service begins on 23 June 2016, reconnecting Serbia and the United States with direct air service for the first time […]

IAG orders A330s and A320neos

International Airlines Group (IAG) has firmed up orders for 19 widebody and single aisle aircraft: two Airbus A330-200s, two A330-300s and fifteen A320neos. The two A330-200s will be assigned to Iberia and the two A330-300s will be operated by Aer Lingus. The 15 A320neos will be assigned within the group. The agreement takes the cumulative […]

EASA certifies heavier A330-200

Airbus has received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) certification for its new 242 tonne Maximum Take-Off Weight (MTOW) version of the Airbus A330-200 widebody. Certification by the US authorities (FAA) is expected soon. The A330-200 242t has an increased range by up to 650 km (350 nm) compared with today’s 238 tonne model. Customers can […]

IAG orders 31 Airbus aircraft

The International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a firm order for 31 Airbus aircraft today. The order includes eleven widebodies (eight A350-900s plus three A330-200s and 20 narrowbody 320neos. The A350s and A330s will be used for Iberia’s fleet modernisation and to open new long-haul routes. The A320neos will be allocated to the group’s airlines […]