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Aircalin begins A330-900 flights to Sydney

Aircalin has become the second airline to fly the Airbus A330neo to Australia after using its new A330-900 F-ONEO on the Noumea-Sydney route on August 16.

Airbus A330-900 gets 285-min ETOPS approval

Airbus says its A330-900 widebody has received regulatory approval to operate up to 285 minutes from a suitable landing field. The extended twin engine aircraft operations (ETOPS) certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) means the A330-900 can be flown on a route that keeps it within four hours and 45 minutes flying time

Neo era for A330 begins as TAP Portugal takes first A330-900

TAP Portugal has become the first airline to take delivery of an A330neo after accepting A330-900 at Airbus' Toulouse headquarters.

Airbus A330-800 begins flight test program

Airbus has begun flight tests of the second member of the A330neo family, with the A330-800 completing its maiden flight in Toulouse on November 6.

Airbus A330neo begins final phase of flight test certification

Airbus’s A330neo certification program has entered the home straight with the start of a world tour for route proving tests. The aircraft that will fly to 15 cities across five continents while accumulating 150 flight test hours is MSN1819, which is the first A330-900 production aircraft and features the colours of launch customer TAP Portugal.


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