Airbus delivered its 1000th aircraft from the A330/A340 family.
July 30: Airbus delivered its 1000th aircraft from the A330/A340 family as it handed over an A330-300 to Thai Airways International (THAI) at a special ceremony in Toulouse.
Tom Williams, Airbus Executive Vice President Programmes, said “When the A330/A340 Family first entered service in 1993, it set a new standard in the mid-size wide-body market. We are extremely proud that the 1000th aircraft from this product is being delivered in the colours of THAI, which is one of Airbus’ longest standing customers and currently operates a fleet including both the A330 and the A340.”
THAI now has a fleet of 15 A330-300s, four A340-500s and six A340-600s. The airline also operates a fleet of 17 A300-600Rs on its regional network.