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Airbus transforms A330s into Multi Role Tanker Transports through an optimised conversion process

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Having earned its reputation as the new-generation aerial tanker of choice for military services worldwide, Airbus’ A330 Multi Role Tanker Transports (MRTTs) are now...

Airbus delivers first A330 MRTT to NATO Multinational Multi Role Tanker Transport Fleet

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Airbus has formally delivered the first of eight Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft ordered by the NATO Multinational MRTT Fleet (MMF)...

VIP Royal Air Force Airbus A330MRTT Voyager ready for global role

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The RAF Voyager “Vespina” has completed its refurbishment to provide a secure, cost-effective and suitably profiled transport for Government Ministers and the Royal Family. The aircraft...

Airbus military aircraft perform life-saving medevac missions during the COVID-19 pandemic

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With the number of coronavirus patients mounting around the world, Airbus-built military transport aircraft are increasingly used for civil medical evacuation (medevac) duties in...

American Airlines reports Q1 2020 Financial results, withdraws A330, B757-200, B767-300ER, E190 and CRJ-200 aircraft

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American Airlines Group Inc. reported its first-quarter 2020 financial results, including: First-quarter net loss of $2.2 billion, or ($5.26) per share. Excluding net special...

Airbus develops solution for airlines to use their widebody aircraft for pure cargo operations during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Airbus is developing a modification for A330 and A350 family aircraft which will enable airlines to install freight pallets directly onto the cabin floor...

EASA certifies Airbus A330-800 for “beyond 180 minutes” ETOPS

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the A330-800 for ETOPS (Extended-range Twin-engine Operations) “beyond 180 minutes” diversion time. This achievement means...

Lessor Avolon cancels order for 75 Boeing 737 MAX 8s and 4 A330neos

Lessor Avolon announced the cancellation of an order for 75 Boeing 737 MAX planes that were due to be delivered by 2023. Avolon, the world’s...

Airbus flies A330MRTT to China to get face mask supplies to support Europe’s fight against COVID-19

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Airbus has deployed a new air-bridge flight between Europe and China to deliver additional face mask supplies to France, Germany, Spain and the United...

Airbus A330-800 receives EASA Type Certification, paving the way for entry into service this year

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Airbus A330-800 first flight air to air © Airbus New technologies bring longer range and double-digit fuel burn reduction for airlines The A330-800 has received...

Dassault sells its 96.85% shareholding in SABCA to Sabena Aerospace and SFPI/FPIM

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Dassault Belgique Aviation SA (“DBA”), Sabena Aerospace SA (“Sabena”) and Société Fédérale de Participations et Investissements – Federale Participatie- en Investeringsmaatschappij SA/NV (“SFPI/FPIM”) announce...

Airbus BelugaXL enters service, adding XL capacity to the fleet

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The BelugaXL has entered into service, providing Airbus with 30% extra transport capacity in order to support the on-going production ramp-up of commercial aircraft...

Lessor GECAS orders 12 A330neo and 20 A321XLR aircraft from Airbus

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GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has signed a firm order for 12 highly efficient...

New Caledonia’s Aircalin returns brand new but “smelly” A330-900 to Airbus for thorough inspection

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On 18 November, New Caledonia’s Aircalin returned one of its two brand new A330-900 (F-ONET) to the Airbus factory in Toulouse. The aircraft, only...

Airbus BelugaXL receives EASA Type Certification

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The BelugaXL has received its Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) paving the way for entry-into-service by early 2020. The aircraft is...

Cebu Pacific finalises order for 16 Airbus A330neo

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Cebu Pacific (CEB), a carrier based in the Philippines, has signed a firm order with Airbus for 16 long-range A330neo aircraft. The order firms...

Airbus Foundation sends A330neo with 38 French firefighters to Bolivia to fight fires in Amazon

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More than 500 water tonnes have been dropped by two H125 helicopters operated by HeliAmerica The Airbus Foundation, in collaboration with the French Ministry for...

Airbus delivers first A330neo in Hi Fly livery

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Hi Fly, the privately owned Portuguese wet-lease specialist operating an exclusive all-Airbus fleet, has taken delivery of a new A330neo on lease from Air...

AirAsia receives its first Airbus A330neo

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AirAsia has taken delivery of its first A330neo aircraft, to be operated by its long-haul affiliate AirAsia X Thailand. The aircraft was delivered via...

Aircalin takes delivery of its first of two Airbus A330neo aircraft

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New Caledonia’s Aircalin has taken delivery of its first of two A330-900 at a delivery ceremony in Toulouse, France, with the second aircraft joining...