'NAC's new wide-body aircraft
A330-200 took off at the Tribhuvan International Airport for Osaka in the midnight.
Summary: The operation of wide-body aircraft
was banned at the Calicut airport from May 2015.
THE British flag carrier, Virgin Atlantic has selected fourteen A330-900s to replace its A330ceos from 2021, with options to further expand its fleet of highly efficient wide-body aircraft
With this added range, airlines will be able to operate a lower-cost single-aisle aircraft on longer and less heavily travelled routes - many of which can now only be served by larger and less efficient wide-body aircraft
AIRBUS and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft
orders worth well over $10bn (PS7.86bn) as the clock ticks towards next week's Paris Airshow, sources said.
The sides are also discussing the supply of new wide-body aircraft
Lufthansa Group has signed an order for 20 additional A350-900 wide-body aircraft
, following a decision by the company's supervisory board.
The Toulouse-based aeronautical company has also decided to slash its existing order load from 162 to 123 aircraft, and will cease all A380 deliveries in 2021, and will decide to put more resources into its newer, but smaller, wide-body aircraft
. Emirates airlines will take delivery of a further 14 A380s, and Airbus have also begun processing orders for a further 40 A330-900 and 30 A350-900 airplanes.
The carrier relaunched services to the South Indian state after a period of three-and-a-half years, when the airline stopped services in May 2015 because of runway restrictions of wide-body aircraft
due to runway re-carpeting.
The national flag carrier is the first Chinese mainland customer to order and take ownership of the world's newest and most efficient twin-engine wide-body aircraft
Sheikh Ahmed said the order marks the carrier's fleet up to the highest standard and comfort for the passengers, as the 787-10 Dreamliner is Boeing's latest version of the wide-body aircraft
. Delivery will start from 2022 onward, he added.