Airbus is making further upgrades to the A330. But could those go as far as re-engineing?
The Airbus A330 has proven to be an extremely popular aircraft, even after the launch of the Boeing 787. It delivers a lot of what most airlines need. Now Airbus is adding further to its capabilities. The European manufacturer has revealed plans to increase the maximum takeoff weight of its two A330 versions. It plans to offer the A330-300 and A330-200 in 242-ton variants giving the aircraft, respectively, 500 nm and 350 nm more range. The changes supersede the anticipated amounts ...
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