Iberia has become the first airline to take delivery of the Airbus A330-200 with an increased maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of 242 tonnes. The 11,500km-range aircraft is particularly suitable for Iberia’s longest routes, such as those to Buenos Aires and Montevideo. In May 2015 US major Delta was the launch carrier for the 242-tonne MTOW version of the larger A330-300. Iberia plans to take 13 examples of the new A330-200 into its fleet over the next three years. The aircraft will ...

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