Arkia Israeli Airlines has signed a MOU with Airbus for up to four A330-900neo aircraft, the manufacturer announced Wednesday. Arkia will be the first Airbus widebody customer in Israel and the first customer for the Rolls-Royce Trent 7000-powered type in the region. The aircraft will help Arkia expand into long-haul operations and leisure markets and will join four A321neos ordered at the 2012 Farnborough Airshow. “The A330-900neo will be a key asset to help us grow efficiently on ...

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