Airbus A330-301

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Tomorrowland 2013 festival. The world comes together at Tomorrowland, reuniting more than 200 nationalities this summer for a magical experience at De Schorre in Boom, near Antwerp.
Last year, Brussels Airlines brought 2000 festival goers from 17 different European cities to Belgium, on 25 flights in total. This year the collaboration is taken a step further: Brussels Airlines organizes 140 flights departing from 70 destinations all over the world towards Brussels Airport to bring party goers to Tomorrowland. Under the name Global Journey, Tomorrowland and Brussels Airlines offered 13000 all-in festival packages, including flight (or train) and hotel stay or camping, which were sold out in a matter of hours.
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Aircraft Data

The A330 is a twin engined medium to long range wide-body airliner.The A330 family was developed alongside the A340 family, with much commonality, both were launched in 1997. Shares the fly-by-wire and electronic cockpit of the Airbus A320 series.

The -300 was the first, standard version of the A330, with higher capacity, but shorter range than the -200.

Summary data for Airbus A330 300
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
France19924044042295 - 335


2 x CFM CFM56 (18500 - 34000 lbf), Pratt & Whitney PW4000 (52000 - 99040 lbf) or Rolls Royce Trent 700 Series (72000 lbf) turbofan engines.

Engine thrusts range from 64500-73000lb.


Dimensions for Airbus A330 300
Length208 ft. 10 in.
Wing Span197 ft. 10 in.
Height55 ft. 10 in.
Empty Weight268,000 lbs.
Max Weight513,700 lbs.


Performance of Airbus A330 300
Max Speed475 kts
Cruise Speed464 kts
Ceiling41,450 ft.
Normal Range4,640nm
Max Range5,670nm (Performance and weights for Rolls Royce Trent 772 engines.)

Updated 23rd June 2012

Show using: Metric | Imperial


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Airbus A330-301

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16th August 2013
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