The first Airbus A330neo for TAP Air Portugal completes its maiden flight

May 17, 2018

Photo By Airbus

 

The first A330neo MSN1819, for launch operator TAP Air Portugal has successfully completed its 4:32 hours maiden flight on 15 May 2018.

 

The aircraft now joins the fleet of two A330-900 test aircraft already performing flight tests since 19 October 2017.

 

MSN1819 is the first aircraft fitted with the Airspace cabin by Airbus and is equipped with light Flight Test Instrumentation during its test phase to check cabin systems such as air conditioning, crew rest etc.

 

The A330neo powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, will be delivered to TAP during summer this year.

With over 1,700 orders, the A330 is the most popular wide-body aircraft ever, performing nearly 1,000,000 flights every year.

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