A330­neo maiden flight

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THE first A330­neo for launch op­er­a­tor TAP Air Por­tu­gal ( pic­tured) has taken to the air, com­plet­ing a four and a half hour maiden flight ear­lier this week.

The air­craft is due for de­liv­ery in the north­ern sum­mer 2018 and joins the fleet of two A330-900 air­craft al­ready per­form­ing flight tri­als since 19 Oct.

Air­bus’ A330 is the man­u­fac­turer’s most pop­u­lar wide-body air­craft to date and the new gen­er­a­tion A330­neo is de­signed to be the most prof­itable and best per­form­ing air­craft in its size cat­e­gory.

It is the first air­craft fit­ted with the Airspace cabin by Air­bus.

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