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A330-300

A330-300

The right aircraft, right now

Serving the biggest megacities and smallest dream islands alike, Airbus’ A330-300 continues to please passengers and airlines around the world. As a twin-engine twin-aisle widebody that can carry between 277 to 440 passengers, it is flexible enough to offer a range of seating options while consistently delivering high-quality comfort to all those on board. Its cabin is also one of the quietest in the skies, creating a calm environment for an entire flight.


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Key figures

Key figures
  • Range 11 750 km 6 350 nm
  • Typical seating 277 277
  • Overall length 63.66 m 208 ft 10 in
  • Height 16.79 m 55 ft 1 in
  • Wing span 60.30 m 197 ft 10 in
Dimensions
Overall length 63.66 m
Cabin length 50.36 m
Fuselage width 5.64 m
Max cabin width 5.26 m
Wing span (geometric) 60.30 m
Height
16.79 m
Track
10.68 m
Wheelbase 25.38 m
Capacity
Pax
Typical seating
277
  Max 440
Freight
LD3 capacity underfloor
33
  Max pallet number underfloor
9+5 LD3
  Bulk hold volume
19.70 m³
  Total volume (Bulk loading)
162.8 m³
Performance
Range 11 750 km
Mmo M0.86
Max ramp weight
242.90 tonnes
Max take-off weight
242.00 tonnes
Max landing weight
187.00 tonnes
Max zero fuel weight
175.00 tonnes
Max fuel capacity
139 090 litres
Dimensions
Overall length 208 ft 10 in
Cabin length 165 ft 3 in
Fuselage width 18 ft 6 in
Max cabin width 17 ft 3 in
Wing span (geometric) 197 ft 10 in
Height
55 ft 1 in
Track
35 ft 1 in
Wheelbase 84 ft 4 in
Capacity
Pax
Typical seating
277
  Max 440
Freight
LD3 capacity underfloor
33
  Max pallet number underfloor
9 + 5 LD3
  Bulk hold volume
695 ft³
  Total volume (Bulk loading)
5 751 ft³
Performance
Range 6 350 nm
Mmo M0.86
Max ramp weight
535.50 lb x 1000
Max take-off weight
533.50 lb x 1000
Max landing weight
412.30 lb x 1000
Max zero fuel weight
385.80 lb x 1000
Max fuel capacity
25 765 USG

Aircraft weights and capabilities shown are the highest values. Ranges shown are for typical passenger load

Profitability

No comparably-sized aircraft can match the cost-efficiency and profitability of Airbus’ modern A330-300 jetliner, which boasts significantly lower operating costs per seat than its nearest competitor. The A330-300 has the versatility to cover all ranges – from short-haul to true long-haul – while accommodating 300 passengers in a comfortable, quiet cabin. In addition, the jetliner’s designed-in flexibility allows operators to integrate Airbus’ innovative crew rest facilities without sacrificing revenue passenger seats

Long-haul comfort

A330-200_AIR_TANZANIA_RR_V07 Fixion
04 April 2011

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© Airbus 2008 - Fixion - Air Tanzania

Airbus’ A330-300 – the economical mid-size widebody jetliner, which is in reliable commercial service around the globe – is depicted in flight

This aircraft is serving everybody, everywhere; from the biggest megacities to the smallest dream islands, this aircraft continues to please passengers and airlines alike. As a twin-engine twin-aisle widebody that can carry between 277 to 440 passengers, the A330-300 is flexible enough to offer a range of seating options while consistently delivering high-quality comfort to all those on board. 

Benefitting from continuous investment over the last 20 years it, incorporates the most modern amenities in comfort and in-flight experience. The spacious and inviting cabin features elegant ambient lighting, comfortable seats that are wider than its rivals and the latest-generation entertainment systems. Its cabin is also one of the quietest in the skies, creating a calm environment for the entire flight. Movies on-demand allow passengers to suit their own personal tastes, while satellite connectivity options can let passengers use mobile phones, internet and email in the air – allowing them to stay up-to-date with social media, business emails or whatever is happening on the ground.

Continual improvement

Airbus invests 150 million euros annually in the A330 programme to deliver continuous innovation to this jetliner product line, which results in lower costs and better operations for the A330-300. Like all Airbus aircraft, The A330-300 utilises the fly-by-wire digital control system, but also incorporates several new features. These upgrades range from weight reductions in the airframe, introduction of modern passenger cabin features, and system improvements to engine upgrades and advanced navigation systems in the cockpit. They also result in longer maintenance check intervals. 

A further enhancement of the A330 comes with Airbus’ launch of an increased maximum takeoff weight capability to 242 metric tonnes.  With this improvement, the A330-300 benefits from up to 500 nautical miles of extra range, to 6,350 nautical miles (11,750 km.) with 277 passengers, and carries nearly five tonnes more payload than the previous 235-tonne aircraft.   

In operational terms, the increased takeoff weight A330-300 can connect to the following new city pairs: London to Tokyo; Frankfurt to Cape Town; Beijing to Melbourne; Beijing to San Francisco; Kuala Lumpur to Paris; and Los Angeles to Dublin. 

 

The New Engine Option

Building on the proven success of its popular widebody A330 Family, Airbus officially launched the A330neo (new engine option) – comprising the A330-800neo and A330-900neo versions – in July 2014. 

As the newest member of the A330 Family, the A330neo is a truly modern aircraft that shares the values of Airbus’ market-leading widebody product line: unrivalled cost-efficiency for airlines and superior comfort for passengers.

 

The interactive map above highlights the optimised range of this modern Airbus jetliner. To determine the aircraft’s range from a specific location, simply drag the cursor to any city or region. The area covered in blue will represent all possible destinations within its typical range.

Note: The range areas above illustrate the aircraft's nominal range.

 

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