Delta A330-900neo Completes First Flight
Delta A330-900neo Completes First Flight

The first Airbus A330-900neo for Delta Air Lines completed its first test flight after departing from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport.

The aircraft with test registration F-WWKF took off from the Airbus facilities in Toulouse and spend five hours and 46 minutes in the air.

During the first 2 hours of flight, the aircraft flew at low altitude (12,000 ft) over the Pyrenees. Then they flow to La Rochelle and climbed the aircraft to 31,000 ft and then to 41,000 ft.

Delta Airbus A330-900NEO Completes First Flight
Delta A330neo flight path (By FlightRadar24)

Delta will be the launch customer for the Airbus A330-900neo in the US. In total, the airline ordered 35 of this type of aircraft. The delivery will take place later this month and the first commercial route will be Seattle -Shanghai Pudong in July.

The configuration of this new aircraft will have in total 281 seats, including 29 business class suites, 28 premium economy seats, 56 extra-legroom economy and 168 economy seats.

Feature Image by Clément Alloing