South African Airways receives its first A330-300

JOHANNESBURG - South African Airways (SAA) has taken delivery of its first of five new leased A330-300 widebody jetliners, becoming the first Southern African operator of the aircraft type.

SAA`s A330-300 are configured in a two-class cabin layout with 46 seats in Business Class and 203 in Economy class.

South African Airways Airbus A330-300
South African Airways Airbus A330-300, © Airbus

SAA has selected the latest 242-tonne Maximum Take-Off Weight variant of the A330-300, which incorporates a new aerodynamic packages enabling the aircraft to cover distances of up to 6,350 nautical miles (11,750km) in flights up to 15 hours in duration.

This payload/range capability allows the aircraft to be deployed across SAA`s long-haul, intra-Africa and peak domestic routes.
© PaxEx.com | Dec 5, 2016 09:21

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