Fiji Airways takes delivery of first A330-300

written by | January 4, 2016
Two hundred tefuis were joined to make a giant garland to welcome the new A330. (Fiji Airways)

Fiji Airways has taken delivery of its first A330-300 with the new Airbus widebody twin, named Island of Rotuma, touching down at Nadi on December 29.

The A330-300 is configured to seat 289 passengers in economy and 24 in business class and joins Fiji Airways’ existing fleet of three A330-200s.

The airline says the new Airbus will enter service in early January and will be deployed “largely” on flights to Los Angeles and Hong Kong.


Acquisition of the fourth A330 was announced last January.


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  • MR goodness


    I would rather them order boeing 787-9 would be better for Fiji airways because of the ambience factor.

  • Les From sydney


    But already having a Airbus fleet, it would make no sense to add in a different product that would require re-training, parts and maintenance. Dont get me wrong, Love the 787.

  • David Fix


    When will it fly to Sydney?

  • Matt


    I think the aircraft arrived into Auckland yesterday and was given a water cannon salute.

  • Patrick Schwarz


    They need to order the A350 to keep within the Airbus training.

  • Aden O'keefe-Buckton



  • Dee


    I think they would be looking at the cost factor of B787 verse the A333, with plans to replace the 200’s with 330 NEO’s. This would give Fiji Airways a fuel efficient platform with new interiors that will save on purchase cost, and fuel and servicing prices.

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