Airbus A330 Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Airbus A330.

Results 1 - 20 of 833 in Airbus A330

  1. Sri Lankan government revokes a US$ 16 million order for a new aircraft for presidential useRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Feb 01, Colombo: The new Sri Lankan government has cancelled an order placed by the former government for a new aircraft with modern facilities for the use of former President. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena in an interview on state media on Saturday said the government decided to revoke the order.

    Comment?

  2. Skymark plans all-Boeing fleet while ANA orders 15 planes from Airbus and BoeingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    TOKYO, Japan - Japan's low cost Skymark Airlines said it will stop flying Airbus A330 airliners and switch its fleet to a single-model Boeing 737 one to cut costs after filing for protection from creditors. "We will stop using the A330s from February," Skymark's chairman, Takashi Ide, told reporters at a news conference in Tokyo.

    Comment?

  3. Delta A332 near Saskatoon on Jan 30th 2015, generator failureRead the original story

    Yesterday | AVHerald

    Last Update: Saturday, Jan 31st 2015 20:02Z 16283 Articles available Events from Jun 19th 1999 to Jan 30th 2015 Version 1.01 permits full offline reading, tracking of already read articles, introduces colour coding and fixes the app crashes encountered by a number of users. A Delta Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration N851NW performing flight DL-629 from Detroit,MI to Nagoya , was enroute at FL360 about 280nm northeast of Saskatoon,SK when the crew decided to divert to Minneapolis,MN due to a failed integrated drive generator .

    Comment?

  4. Hawaiian A332 over Pacific on Jan 27th 2014, hydraulic leakRead the original story

    Friday | AVHerald

    A Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration N384HA performing flight HA-33 from Los Angeles,CA to Kahului,HI , was enroute at FL400 about 600nm southwest of Los Angeles when the crew detected a hydraulic leak, turned back to Los Angeles initially but decided to divert to San Francisco , where the aircraft landed safely 3.5 hours after departure. The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

    Comment?

  5. Hawaiian A332 at Honolulu on Jan 28th 2015, rejected takeoff due to unreliable airspeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AVHerald

    A Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration N370HA performing flight HA-445 from Honolulu,HI to Auckland with 201 passengers and 12 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from Honolulu's runway 08R when the crew rejected takeoff at about 80 KIAS reporting an unreliable airspeed. The aircraft slowed safely, vacated the runway and stopped on an adjacent taxiway to be checked out by emergency services.

    Comment?

  6. BA vs Virgin Atlantic economy seats: Who has the best premium economy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Independent

    ... in March. As such they do not have some of the great new product enhancements our latest Boeing 787 and our new Airbus A330 offer. We are aware of the inconsistencies these two aircraft highlight and these will be eliminated when they retire from ...

    Comment?

  7. TOKYO: Skymark downfall caused by 2 key management mistakesRead the original story

    Thursday | Asia News Network

    Skymark Airlines has filed for court protection from creditors, the wings of Japan's third-largest carrier apparently clipped as a result of two major policy missteps. The airline's business performance deteriorated due to competition with fast-growing low-cost carriers, and its problems were exacerbated by excessive investment in aircraft, according to observers.

    Comment?

  8. How AirAsia Flight 8501 Is Eerily Similar to Air France 447Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Popular Mechanics

    The latest revelation puts added focus on pilot actions and preparedness, and has some shades of the Air France flight that went down in 2009. Chairman of National Transportation Safety Commission Tatang Kurniadi briefs journalist about AirAsia flight QZ8501 during a press conference in Jakarta on January 29, 2015.

    Comment?

  9. Airbus delivers 153 aircraft to China in 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Xinhuanet

    Airbus delivered 153 new aircraft to Chinese carriers in 2014, bringing the total number of in-service Airbus planes to more than 1,100, the company announced Thursday. The company sold 128 of the A320 model and 25 of the A330 to the Chinese market, accounting for 24 percent of their total deliveries last year, the company said in a press release.

    Comment?

  10. Hawaiian Airlines plane's tyres burst after captain hits brakes seconds before take-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Daily Mail

    ... from Honolulu, Hawaii to Auckland, New Zealand - when the captain hit the brakes moments before take-off. The Airbus A330's tyres burst as it came to a stop on the runway on the southern coast of Oahu. Passenger Craig Mitchell told television ...

    Comment?

  11. Japan's Skymark to stop flying Airbus A330 in favour of Boeing-only fleetRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Vallejo News

    Japan's Skymark Airlines said it will stop flying Airbus A330 jets in favour of a single-model fleet of Boeing Co 737 aircraft to cut costs after the discount carrier filed for protection from creditors late on Wednesday. "We will stop using the A330s from February," Skymark's chairman, Takashi Ide, told reporters at a news conference in Tokyo on Thursday.

    Comment?

  12. Hawaiian Air flight aborts takeoff at Honolulu AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    courtesy hawaiian airlines Hawaiian Airlines' fourth Airbus A330-200 began service this week. It is the ninth A330 to join the airline's fleet since June 2010. " border="0" /> The captain for Hawaiian Airlines Flight 445 made the decision due to an ...

    Comment?

  13. UPDATE 1-Japan's Skymark to stop flying Airbus A330 in favour of Boeing-only fleetRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Reuters

    Japan's Skymark Airlines said it will stop flying Airbus A330 jets in favor of a single-model fleet of Boeing Co 737 aircraft to cut costs after the discount carrier filed for protection from creditors late on Wednesday. "We will stop using the A330s from February," Skymark's chairman, Takashi Ide, told reporters at a news conference in Tokyo on Thursday.

    Comment?

  14. Skymark Said to File for Bankruptcy After Airbus Deal FlopsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Washington Post

    The carrier's board met today to decide on filing in a Tokyo court with about 100 billion yen in liabilities, one of the persons said, asking not to be identified as the information isn't public. President Shinichi Nishikubo stepped down at the board meeting and Chief Financial Officer Masakazu Arimori took over, according to the person.

    Comment?

  15. CEB offers 100,000 piso seats after 100 millionth passenger milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WebWire

    ... out a version for Android devices soon. CEB's 53-strong fleet is comprised of 10 Airbus A319, 30 Airbus A320, 5 Airbus A330 and 8 ATR 72-500 aircraft. It is one of the most modern aircraft fleets in the world. Between 2015 and 2021, Cebu Pacific ...

    Comment?

  16. Gulf Air completes retrofit of its A330 fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AME Info

    Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, today hosted media members on an exclusive tour of its newly retrofitted Airbus A330 aircraft - upgraded with fully-flat bed seats in the airline's Falcon Gold Class, revamped seats in Economy Class and a state-of-the-art in-flight-entertainment system throughout. Designed specifically for Gulf Air and integrating various elements of passengers' feedback, the retrofit was launched on 4 Airbus A330s in the first quarter of 2014, with three key partners: Avianor, Zodiac Aerospace and BEAerospace.

    Comment?

  17. Gulf Air completes retrofit of A330 fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Peninsula

    Gulf Air yesterday hosted media members on an exclusive tour of its newly retrofitted Airbus A330 aircraft upgraded with fully-flat bed seats in the airline's Falcon Gold Class, revamped seats in Economy Class and a state-of-the-art in-flight-entertainment system throughout. The retrofit was launched on four Airbus A330s in the first quarter of 2014, with three key partners: Avianor, Zodiac Aerospace and BEAerospace.

    Comment?

  18. Virgin Australia A332 at Perth on Jun 9th 2014, fumes in cabinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | AVHerald

    Last Update: Tuesday, Jan 27th 2015 18:57Z 16262 Articles available Events from Jun 19th 1999 to Jan 26th 2015 A Virgin Australia Airbus A330-200, registration VH-XFB performing flight VA-558 from Perth,WA to Sydney,NS with an unknown number of passengers and 15 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from Perth when cabin crew in the rear of the cabin noticed a burning odour starting when the engines accelerated for takeoff. Cabin crew initially dismissed the odour as relatively common.

    Comment?

  19. AirAsia probe looks at possible computer glitch, crew responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Stuff.co.nz

    Investigators probing the crash of an AirAsia jetliner are examining maintenance records of a key part of its automated control systems, and how the pilots may have handled the plane if it failed, two people familiar with the matter said. An outage of the twin Flight Augmentation Computers could not have directly caused the December 28 crash, experts say, but without them the pilots would have had to rely on manual flying skills that are often stretched during a sudden airborne emergency.

    Comment?

  20. Dubai lessor IAFC begins to build portfolioRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Air Transport World

    Dubai-based lessor International Airfinance Corp. has made its first acquisition with the signing of a firm purchase agreement with Airbus for five A330-200s , plus four further options. The initial five aircraft have already been placed on long-term operating lease with a carrier in the Gulf Cooperation Council area, which comprises Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, IFC VP Anas Bennani said, declining to reveal the lessee's identity.

    Comment?