How much does a A330-300 cost?

An A330-300, on the other hand, is listed at $264.2 million, and the A330-900 (neo) is initially priced at $296.4 million. AirAsiaX has orders for 78 of the A330-900 and 20 A330-300s.

Is the Airbus A330-300 Safe?

The larger A330-300 aircraft from Airbus entered service in 1993 and has a capacity of up to 335 passengers. It too has an impressive safety record, despite a couple of incidents in the last 10 years.

Why is A330 nose down?

The passenger versions of the A330 have a small but noticeable nose-down angle when sitting on the ground. The nose is down pitch in the original design of the A330. Its original design would cause problems in cargo loading and unloading operations. Cargo loading and unloading operations are carried out safely.

How long can an Airbus A330 fly?

Capable of flying routes from 20mins to over 17 hours, the A330neo is a highly-efficient and versatile aircraft – flying the most frequencies of any wide-body. As Airbus’ entry-level wide-body it offers the lowest financial risk with the lowest seat mile cost of any wide-body in its category.

What’s the difference between A330 200 and A330-300?

The A330-300 has a range of 11,750 km or 6,350 nmi with 277 passengers, while the shorter A330-200 can cover 13,450 km or 7,250 nmi with 247 passengers. Other variants include the A330-200F dedicated freighter, the A330 MRTT military tanker, and the ACJ330 corporate jet.

What is the weight of an Airbus A330 300?

A330 longer range version with max passengers range 10,185km (5,500nm). Weights. A330-300 – Operating empty 121,870kg (268,675lb) with CF6 engines, 122,460kg (269,975lb) with PW-4000s, and 121,970kg (268,900lb) with Trents.

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.

When was the first flight of the Airbus A330?

The A330 first prototype. It was rolled out on 14 October 1992, and first flew on 2 November. The first completed A330 was rolled out on 14 October 1992, with the maiden flight following on 2 November.

Which is the most fuel efficient Airbus A330?

In July 2014, Airbus announced the re-engined A330neo ( new engine option) comprising A330-800/900, which entered service with TAP Air Portugal in December 2018. With the exclusively, more efficient Trent 7000 turbofan and improvements including sharklets, it offers up to 14% better fuel economy per seat.