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Emirates прекратила эксплуатацию самолетов Airbus A330

Airbus A330 Emirates airlines. Photo: Viktor Laszlo

The flagship airline of the United Arab Emirates, Emirates discontinued operation long-haul Airbus A330, the press service of the airline.

Thus, in the Park, Emirates remains two types of passenger aircraft — the Airbus A380 and Boeing 777.

The plane with tail number A6-EAK was the last representative of Emirates A330 at the Park. He “worked” at the Emirates since 2002, flew about 45 million kilometers — about 60 flights to the moon and back. Only in the fleet of the airline had 29 aircraft of this model.

In 2015-2016 Park carrier left 18 Airbus A330 and Airbus A340 five. The average age of aircraft of these models was 16 and a half years.

Now the average age of aircraft Emirates 5.2 years in the airline’s fleet of 85 Airbus A380 and 125 aircraft Boeing 777 (300 ER, 200 ER and 200 LR).

At the end of this year, Emirates will add to its fleet of 36 ships, including the expected first delivery of the Boeing 777-300ER with the new seats in business class.

Within two years Emirates will Park another 25 ships to “fleet remains modern and efficient, offering customers a high level of comfort and security.”