The introduction of the A330-200 provides Airbus Industrie yet another transport family member with a different capacity and range to more effectively compete with Boeing. The European aircraft manufacturer is directly targeting the Boeing 767-300ER with the new variant of its wide-body, twin-engine A330 transport. Airbus also sees the A330-200 as a replacement for aging Boeing DC-10s and Lockheed Martin L-1011s, as well as the newer Boeing MD-11 and its earlier line of A300 and ...

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