Airbus A330

Aer Lingus to launch first-ever direct service to Las Vegas

Aer Lingus will launch its first-ever direct service to Las Vegas this winter from its Dublin base.

RAF Voyagers on patrol

An article from the AirForces Monthly Yearbook 2024, where Alan Warnes interviews the Officer Commanding of 101 Sqn about the increased taskings of the RAF’s Voyagers since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine

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Why orders for widebody airliners rose in 2023

If 2023 proved anything, it was that there is high demand for airliners. While narrowbodies dominate sales, widebodies regained popularity after the slump during the pandemic years. Richard Schuurman explains what is driving this uptick

Air Belgium to halt all passenger services: what next?

Air Belgium has announced that it is to close its passenger business and concentrate on cargo services and leasing aircraft to other carriers for cargo and passenger flights on an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) basis.

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Air Algérie to fly Africa’s longest route

Intra-African connectivity is to receive a much-needed boost with the launch of the continent’s longest scheduled route.

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Qantas reveals A380 retirement plan amid new widebody airliner order

Australian flag carrier Qantas has today announced the final piece of its jet fleet renewal programme with the firm order for 24 widebody aircraft.

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Filipino Classics: Planespotting highlights from a trip to the Philippines

Hamburg-based photographer Dirk Grothe shares a selection of images from a recent visit to the Philippines

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What now for ITA Airways after historic Lufthansa deal?

It’s been a rather busy spell for Italian flag carrier ITA Airways, which not only took delivery of its first Airbus A330neo but also acquired a major new shareholder. Matteo Legnani brings us the latest from Rome

Final Airbus BelugaXL rolls out factory

The sixth and final Airbus BelugaXL has rolled out the factory at the manufacturer’s plant in Toulouse.

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Airbus A330 MRTT – why it’s more than just a tanker

Nigel Pittaway and Mark Ayton detail one of Europe’s most important military programmes – the A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT).