The first Airbus A330-200F for Colombia-based Tampa Cargo (msn: 1368) is seen here returning from a pre-delivery test flight on a frigid winter afternoon in Toulouse. Operating on test registration F-WWKQ, the aircraft will reportedly be registered N330QT when delivered. With the delivery, Tampa will receive its first-ever new-build aircraftRead More
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In the near future, Istanbul-based MNG Cargo will take delivery of its first new-build freighter, the A330-200F seen here (msn: 1332, future registration TC-MCZ). This is a significant step for MNG, which has previously operated only converted or previously-owned equipment. The Airbus A300 has formed the backbone of MNG’s fleetRead More
On final approach returning to Toulouse-Blagnac comes the first Airbus A330-200F for Yangtze River Express. The Shanghai-based all-cargo airline was formed in 2003 and is part of the HNA Group. Operations began with freighter-converted 737-300s, with the first widebody, a 747-400F (msn 30761, Ex-China Airlines Cargo), arriving in the summerRead More
Colombia-based Tampa Cargo (now 100% owned by AviancaTaca) placed a firm order with Airbus for four A33-200Fs. According to Airbus, the A330 Freighters will replace Tampa’s current fleet, which consists of four 767-200Fs and one recently-acquired 767-300ERF. The order comes on the day of the first anniversary of the A330-200F’sRead More
One of Hong Kong Airlines’ new A330-200Fs takes off from Kansai on a beautiful sunny day. An Air India 777-300ER and an Air China A321 and can also be seen in the background.
Professionally shot Video produced by Etihad and Airbus detailing the construction and testing of an A330-200F, including detailed views of the main deck CLS and, of course, a very pretty aircraft in flight.
Soon, Hong Kong Airlines will become the second customer to take delivery of an A330F, the first being Etihad Crystal Cargo as we saw at Farnborough. These will be Hong Kong Airlines’ first wide-body freighters, though it already operates two converted 737-300 freighters. Hong Kong Airlines has suggested it intendsRead More