Airbus will launch a new lower weight variant of its A330-300 twinjet, targeted for use on shorter-haul domestic and regional routes where greater capacity is needed. Airbus announced the new variant at Aviation Expo China (Beijing Airshow) 2013, citing China as one of the most important markets for this type. Airbus president and CEO Fabrice Brégier said: “We are announcing the new A330-300 lower weight variant today in China because here we see strong pent-up demand for ...

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