Air China will be the first Chinese carrier to add a 242t maximum take-off-weight Airbus A330 to its fleet.
The aircraft, a -300 variant, will also feature a special livery to mark the airline’s 50th A330, says Airbus.
Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database indicates the aircraft, registered B-5977, is scheduled to be delivered in mid-September. Air China will own and manage the jet.
The Star Alliance carrier currently operates 339 aircraft, comprising Airbus A320 family jets, A330s, Boeing 737s, 747s and 777s.
(Firdaus Hashim - Flightglobal News)