How long is the Airbus A330?
208 ft 10 in
Powering into the future
|Overall length||208 ft 10 in|
|Wing span (geometric)||197 ft 10 in|
|Height||55 ft 1 in|
|Track||35 ft 1 in|
|Wheelbase||83 ft 4 in|
How long can the A330-300 fly for?
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.
How many A330 have been ordered?
There are 1,790 firm orders for all versions of the Airbus A330; 1,491 for the A330ceo (current engine option) and a further 299 for the A330neo (new engine option), of which a total of 1,447 A330ceo and 37 A330neos have been delivered as of end of November 2020.
What is the minimum runway length for a A330?
The Airbus A330-800 only requires 2,220 m (7,280 ft)
How far can a A330-900 fly?
The longer-fuselage A330-900 version can accommodate between 260 and 300 seats in a typical three-class layout or up to 440 for high-density configurations, and can provide a range of 7,200 nautical miles.
What is the difference between A330 and A330neo?
The A330-800 is a successor to the A330-200, while the A330-900 is a successor to the A330-300. The difference here, however, is that the A330neos have a higher floor in terms of capacity. So, an airline that has an A330-200 can upgrade capacity without sacrificing fleet efficiency.
Is the Airbus A330 safe?
Airbus has a further 300 orders for the aircraft. According to aviation expert Kieran Daly, the A330-200 is a “reliable, ultra-modern, state-of-the-art airplane,” with an impeccable safety record. He told CNN that there has only been one reported incident when an aircraft of this type has crashed.
When did Airbus reduce production of the A330?
In December 2014, Airbus announced that it would reduce A330 production to nine aircraft per month from ten, due to falling orders.
What kind of engine does Airbus A330 300 have?
Photo ©: Karsten Palt. The Airbus A330-300 is a two-engined medium-to-long-range widebody airliner with a capacity of maximum 440 passengers produced by the European manufacturer Airbus S.A.S.. Available engine options for the A330-300 are General Electric CF6-80E, Pratt & Whitney PW4000 series and Rolls-Royce Trent 700.
Where is the Airbus A330 Delivery Centre in China?
Marking a new milestone for Airbus international footprint and strategic partnership with China, construction has begun for Airbus’ A330 the Airbus A330 Completion and Delivery Centre in Tianjin, China.
When was the Airbus A330 delivered to Cathay Pacific?
On 19 July 2013, Airbus delivered its 1000th A330 to Cathay Pacific. The A330 became the first Airbus wide-body airliner to reach 1,000 deliveries, and the fourth wide-body to achieve the milestone after the Boeing 747, 767, and 777. As of January 2019, a total of 1,496 A330ceos had been ordered, with 1,437 delivered.