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A330 MRTTs in formation – a Voyager discovery.

This pic comes courtesy of airbus Military and shows a flight of three A330-based multi role tanker transports (MRTT). The lead aircraft, furthest from the camera will join the UK Royal Air Force – rechristened Voyager for the service – the middle aircraft is the original development example which will eventually enter service with the […]

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First Egypt Air A330

Yannick Delamarre captured this photo of the first Egypt Air A330 (a -343E) during a test flight at Toulouse. The aircraft is s/n 1143 and bears the test registration FWWKQ. Yannick says the aircraft will be re-registered with Egyptian registration SU-GDS.This aircraft will be the first for the carrier to feature OnAir’s in-flight wifi and […]

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Image of the Week: Hong Kong Airlines A330

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 5 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user commercial aviation (Manuel Negrerie). His photo depicts the front of a Hong Kong Airlines A330-200. He says, “A colse-up on the A330-200 cockpit shows a flashy red and yellow curved cheatline and a logo repeating on each […]

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Hawaiian’s Newest and Oldest Aircraft Side by Side

At the occasion of blessing and dedicating its first A330, Hawaiian Airlines had on display next to its A330 a fully-restored 1929Bellanca CH-300 Pacemaker, which was Hawaiian’s first aircraft. To read about Hawaiian’s history with the CH-300 and to see some circa 1929 photos of the aircraft, have a look here.Hawaiian says its fist A330, […]

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Flight International Cover 27 Oct-2 Nov: World Airliners Part One

In the first installment of Flight International‘s restyled annualsurvey of the world’s airliner programmes, we examine the mainline jetmarket by sector. Leading data for each type includes specifications,prices, performance and order/delivery information at 30 September Single-aisles: Airbus and Boeing face pressure with the A320 and 737 In-production widebodies: Airbus A330 and Boeing 777 remain popular Next generation […]

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Oman Air takes delivery of first Airbus A330

Middle Eastern carrier Oman Air has taken delivery of the first of seven ordered Airbus A330s as the airline looks to expand its international network. Acquired through a lease agreement with Dublin-based AWAS, the A330-200 is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines and is configured with 20 business-class and 196 economy-class seats. Continue reading….

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Strategic A330 Receives Water Cannon Salute

New Australian chart-up charter carrier Strategic Airlines had its first aircraft, an Airbus A330-200, arrive in Brisbane earlier this week. The arrival was welcomed with a water cannon salute. Photos courtesy of Strategic Aviation From the carrier: Landing at the Brisbane International Airport at 11:30am EST on Monday 6 July, theAirbus A330-200 crossed Australian shores […]

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A350 XWB to use A330/A340 ground test stations

Picture credit: Airbus Airbus has devised its A350 production plan to enable output levels of up to 10 aircraft a month, with the final assembly line capable of ultimately delivering up to 13 a month. Continue reading…

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BMI A330

©Baron Inchcape @ AirSpace Lufthansa is taking a majority shareholding in UK carrier BMI following the exercising of a share option agreement by BMI chairman Sir Michael Bishop.

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Air China Airbus A330 Olympic Livery

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