TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of the world’s first new-generation widebody Airbus A330neo aircraft today from Airbus delivery centre.
A330neo launch airline, will take delivery of a further 20 A330-900s in the coming years.
TAP Air Portugal’s first A330-900 is leased from Avolon. It features 298 seats in a comfortable three-class lay-out with 34 full-flat business class, 96 economy plus and 168 economy class seats.
The A330neo is powered by new-generation Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, with a range of 7,200 nautical miles.
The A330 is one of the most popular airbus widebody families ever, having received over 1,700 orders from 120 customers.