Airbus has firmed up plans to increase the maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of its A330-200 and -300 twinjets and will offer an increased fuel capacity option on the A330-300. Confirming plans first detailed at the Farnborough Airshow, the European manufacturer will offer the 242 metric tonne versions from 2015 onward. The changes mean airlines will be able to carry more passengers and freight over longer distances. “Overall, the full payload range now increases by around 500nm ...

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