Airbus has begun the final assembly of its first A330neo, an A330-900, at the final assembly line in Toulouse. Airbus said the wings will be joined to the center fuselage. According to Airbus, the A330-800 and -900 feature a new A350-inspired wing with Sharklet wingtip devices, incorporating latest-generation Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, and the new AirSpace by Airbus cabin. “We have started with a very tight development schedule and are today right on time,” Airbus A330neo ...

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