Lhasa based Tibet Airlines has received its first widebody aircraft, an Airbus A330-200 with increased 242 tonne maximum take-off-weight (MTOW), following a handover in Toulouse, France. According to Airbus, the increased MTOW, the first A330-200 in China, allows airlines to operate from the most demanding high altitude airports where takeoff performance, additional range and improved operating costs are key. The aircraft is configured in a three-class cabin layout (12 in business, 32 ...

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