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Fri, 18 May 2018

TAP Air Portugal's First A330neo Begins Flight Tests

The first A330neo for launch operator TAP Air Portugal - MSN1819 - completed its 4:32 hours maiden flight on Tuesday.

TAP Air Portugal Airbus A330-900. Click to enlarge.

 The aircraft now joins the fleet of two A330-900 test aircraft already performing flight tests since 19 October 2017.

MSN1819 is the first aircraft fitted with the Airspace cabin by Airbus. It is equipped with light Flight Test Instrumentation during its test phase to check cabin systems such as air conditioning, crew rest etc.

The first A330neo delivery is planned for summer 2018.

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