Designated SX1, the A330neo ground-based simulator – which has been operated by A330neo flight crews at least once a week during much of 2017 – is located at Airbus’ headquarters facilities in Toulouse, Franceinternal use
Zagros Airlines, one of the leading domestic airlines in Iran, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for the acquisition of 28 new aircraft, covering 20 A320neo and 8 A330neo aircraft. The commitment was signed at the 52nd Le Bourget Paris airshow by Seyed Abdolreza Mousavi, Zagros Airlines CEO.
Learn more about the A330neo’s successful maiden flight – performed 19 October 2017 – in follow-up interviews with Airbus Commercial Aircraft Chief Operating Officer Tom Williams and Experimental Test Pilot Thomas Wilhelm.
With a six-person test crew aboard, Airbus’ A330neo completes its four-hour maiden flight from Toulouse, France on 19 October 2017. The activity – conducted from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in southwestern France – marks the start of this new-generation jetliner's flight test and certification campaign.