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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by Homo Aeroportus » 19 Feb 2018, 13:58

So the "O" in neo really means .... Option ?

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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by sn26567 » 21 Mar 2018, 16:37

Airbus is considering building a freighter version of its A330neo, spurred by requests from potential customers Amazon (US) and UPS (US).
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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by sn26567 » 26 Mar 2018, 22:04

Airbus lost a contest to sell its A330neo to American Airlines Group as talks have ended over possible substitute for 22 A350-900s. The carrier appears set to buy more B787-9s.

The losers will be the economy class passengers considered as sardines by Boeing.
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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by sn26567 » 26 Mar 2018, 22:18

Rolls-Royce confirmed that both the Trent 1000 and Trent 7000 engines are affected by durability problems, thus causing issues for not only the B787, but for the A330neo as well.
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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by sn26567 » 28 Mar 2018, 22:49

sn26567 wrote:
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Rolls-Royce confirmed that both the Trent 1000 and Trent 7000 engines are affected by durability problems, thus causing issues for not only the B787, but for the A330neo as well.
Rolls-Royce said its Trent 7000 engines which power the A330neo are not affected by the issues with the Trent 1000 engine, as previously reported by the media.
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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by sn26567 » 04 Jun 2018, 19:08

Airbus dismissed concerns about a sharp drop in orders for the A330neo and predicted European widebody demand would start to recover in 2018.
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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by Sonho1985 » 19 Jun 2018, 21:28

The very first NEO has been delivered to TAP today, so it's ready to enter into service.
I'm flying them next week to MIA. Ah man, could this really happen... ? :P

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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by sn26567 » 19 Jun 2018, 22:14

Sonho1985 wrote:
19 Jun 2018, 21:28
The very first NEO has been delivered to TAP today, so it's ready to enter into service.
Not yet ready to enter into service. First it will undergo real life reliability tests:

https://www.aviation24.be/manufacturers/ ... ity-tests/
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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by Sonho1985 » 20 Jun 2018, 00:31

sn26567 wrote:
19 Jun 2018, 22:14
Sonho1985 wrote:
19 Jun 2018, 21:28
The very first NEO has been delivered to TAP today, so it's ready to enter into service.
Not yet ready to enter into service. First it will undergo real life reliability tests:

https://www.aviation24.be/manufacturers/ ... ity-tests/
They can test it with me on board... :D
Nah, it knew it was too good to be true. :(

Well, I keep my hopes on the A333 (retro-livery or Portugal stopover-livery) then...

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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by sn26567 » 12 Jul 2018, 17:40

Airbus faces a logjam of undelivered A330s worth well over US$1 billion for airlines affiliated to HNA Group following a stand-off over late payments.
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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by sn26567 » 17 Jul 2018, 16:20

Rolls-Royce first Trent 7000 production engine was dispatched to the Airbus facility in Toulouse, in readiness to power the A330neo into service. Formal certification of the engine will also follow imminently.
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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by luchtzak » 22 Jul 2018, 14:49

Uganda has become the sole customer for the Airbus A330-800 New Engine Option (Neo) series, which has seen near-zero demand from airlines across the world since it was launched in July 2014.

https://www.aviation24.be/air-shows/farn ... -aircraft/

http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/ ... index.html

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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by sn26567 » 15 Nov 2018, 21:22

Delta Air Lines has emerged as the probable buyer for 10 A330neos worth US$3 billion, based on the latest order & deliveries update from Airbus.
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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

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sn26567 wrote:
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Delta Air Lines has emerged as the probable buyer for 10 A330neos worth US$3 billion, based on the latest order & deliveries update from Airbus.

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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by sn26567 » 28 Nov 2018, 18:11

Airbus will offer a modified version of its A330neo designed for shorter trips in an effort to undermine demand for a new middle-of-the-market plane that Boeing is expected to launch in 2019. The A330neo engines could be re-rated to a lower level of thrust, helping to reduce the fuel load and cut its MTOW.
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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by sn26567 » 08 Feb 2019, 21:21

Hi Fly will take delivery of the first of two leased A330-900neos by end of February 2019 as it finalises plans to order 10 of the aircraft direct from Airbus. The first A330neo is on lease from Air Lease (US), and will be placed in Malta. The second is due by July 2019, and will be placed in Portugal. Hi Fly is open to sale/leaseback of the 10 A330neos.
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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by RoMax » 10 Feb 2019, 19:41

Webzine wrote:
10 Feb 2019, 18:33
sn26567 wrote:
15 Nov 2018, 21:22
Delta Air Lines has emerged as the probable buyer for 10 A330neos worth US$3 billion, based on the latest order & deliveries update from Airbus.
it must 20 A330neos worth US$3 billion. An Airbus A380 jumbo costs $350 million.
Not really, Airbus' official avarege list prices in 2018: 445.6mio USD for A380 and 296.4mio USD for A330-900. So 3 billion for 10 A339's based on list prices is correct.

https://www.airbus.com/content/dam/corp ... s-2018.pdf

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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by 737MAX » 10 Feb 2019, 22:52

Webzine wrote:
10 Feb 2019, 21:45
RoMax wrote:
10 Feb 2019, 19:41
Not really, Airbus' official avarege list prices in 2018: 445.6mio USD for A380 and 296.4mio USD for A330-900. So 3 billion for 10 A339's based on list prices is correct.
That says why there are no Airbus A380 in India and only 3 Airbus A380 in China
Ermm... Could you elaborate?

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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by Desert Rat » 10 Feb 2019, 23:37

5 A380's in China @ CSN darling!
Not 3...

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Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

Post by 737MAX » 11 Feb 2019, 11:26

Webzine wrote:
10 Feb 2019, 23:03
737MAX wrote:
10 Feb 2019, 22:52
Ermm... Could you elaborate?
There is 0 Airbus A380 in India and only 3 A380s in China when Emirates Airlines has 142 Airbus A380 jumbo planes.

China and India are said to be rank 2 and 3 economies
Got that, but what's your point?

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