Saudi Arabian Airlines receives first Airbus A330
Saudi Arabian Airlines, Saudi Arabia’s national airline, has become the newest operator of the Airbus A330, after taking delivery of its first long range Airbus aircraft in almost 30 years.
The aircraft was delivered at a ceremony in Toulouse attended by His Excellency Engineer Khalid al Molhem, Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines, and John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers.
The Rolls-Royce powered A330-300, is the first to be delivered from an order for eight aircraft signed in July 2008. The delivery takes the number of customers and operators of the world’s most popular twin aisle medium to long haul aircraft to 140.