A330 production rate is at an all-time high

A330 production rate is at an all-time high
25 January 2012 News in brief

The production of Airbus’ A330 reached a rate of nine per month in January, bringing the output of this popular twin-engine jetliner to a record rate in meeting international demand.  Assembly of the A330 is performed in Toulouse, France, with Airbus planning a further ramp-up to 9.5 aircraft monthly.  The A330 is operated in passenger and freighter versions, along with its use as a multi-role military aerial refueling platform and airlifter.  As of year-end 2011, Airbus had booked orders for 1,186 A330s, of which 837 had been delivered.

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