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Uganda Airlines firms A330-800 order

Uganda Airlines has firmed its tentative order for a pair of Airbus A330-800s, becoming the second airline to hold orders for the smaller A330neo variant.

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The airline had disclosed its provisional commitment to the twinjet during the Farnborough air show last year.

Airbus says the carrier has converted the agreement to a firm order for the Rolls-Royce Trent 7000-powered aircraft, but has given little additional information about the deal.

It says the airline will use the type to “build its medium- and long-haul network”. The carrier previously indicated it would configure the -800s with 20 business-class, 28 premium-economy and 213 economy-class seats.

Kuwait Airways is the only other customer for the A330-800, with an order for eight. The -800 is still undergoing certification testing.

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