Lisbon, 21st June 2018 – The second brand new Airbus A330 from the Hi Fly direct order has successfully completed its first flight in Toulouse today, on time for an expected delivery in late July.
The flight program included testing the aircraft for stability and controllability and checking the efficiency of the on-board equipment in all extreme configurations.
The aircraft has now successfully completed the PATM (Production Aircraft Test Manual) - the basis for the Certificate of Airworthiness and is today ready and technically certified to fly the globe.
The first two new Airbus A330 are currently completing the last phases of preparations and the first of them will soon be delivered to the Hi Fly while the second one is expected to be delivered next month.
Benefitting from continuous incremental innovation, the Airbus A330-200 is one of the most modern and reliable aircraft in the sky. It has the most comfortable and quietest cabin in its class, being extremely suitable for long-haul flights.
Hi Fly is an airline specialized in wet lease, EU – OPS carrier, FAA approved, EASA and IOSA certified. Hi Fly operates a fleet of Airbus A330's, A340's and soon the A380, exclusively available for wet lease worldwide. Wet leasing (supply of aircraft with crew, maintenance and insurance) is Hi Fly's core business, and has been developed with unmatched operational expertise over a decade of experience.