The Airbus A330 is a wide-body aircraft designed and produced by Airbus . Airbus conceived several derivatives of the A300, its first airliner in the mid-1970s. Then the company began development on the A330 twinjet in parallel with the A340 quadjet and launched both designs with their first orders in June 1987.
Why is Airbus investing so much in A330?
Airbus invests 150 million euro annually in the A330 programme to deliver continuous innovation to this jetliner product line, which results in lower costs and better operations for the A330-300. Like all Airbus aircraft, The A330-300 utilises the fly-by-wire digital control system, but also incorporates several new features.
How many people were injured in the Airbus A330 accident?
The Airbus A330-300 operating the flight, TC-JOC, was severely damaged when its nose gear collapsed, causing damage to the fuselage and both wings. There were 224 passengers and 11 crew members on board; one passenger received minor injuries during the evacuation.
What’s the max range of an Airbus A330?
Range with 335 pax and reserves 8340km (4500nm) with CF6s, or 8430km (4550nm) with P&W engines, or 8600km (4640nm) with Trents. A330 longer range version with max passengers range 10,185km (5,500nm).
Which is the strategic alliance between jet and Etihad?
Top officials announced the strategic equity alliance in Abu Dhabi under which the Indian private carrier would sell 27.26 million shares in a preferential offer to Etihad at Rs 754.74 a piece.
Who is the current CEO of Etihad Airways?
Bringing curtains down on almost six months of tough negotiations, top officials including Jet promoter Naresh Goyal and Etihad President and CEO James Hogan, announced the strategic equity alliance in Abu Dhabi under which the Indian private carrier would sell 27.26 million shares in a preferential offer to Etihad at Rs 754.74 a piece.
Where does Etihad Airways and Jet Airways fly from?
The two airlines claimed that their alliance would lead to Indian passengers from 23 cities to gain direct access to an expanded global network. Jet would also enhance its services from its primary hubs of Delhi and Mumbai and introduce new flights from Hyderabad and Bangalore.