AirEuropa (Air Europa Líneas Aéreas) (Palma de Mallorca) added Montevideo, Uruguay as planned on June 4. The new destination is served from the Madrid hub with Airbus A330-200 aircraft, three days a week.
Copyright Photo Above: AirEuropa. The first A330-200 flight arrives at Montevideo.
In other news, AirEuropa has added its first Airbus A330-300.
Top Copyright Photo: Javier Rodriguez/AirlinersGallery.com. Formerly operated by Orbest Orizonia as EC-JHP, Airbus A330-343X with the temporary registration of OE-ICB (msn 670) is pictured at Palma de Mallorca yesterday undergoing an acceptance flight (click on the photo for the full-size view). The airliner will be leased from CIT Leasing Corporation.
Orbest Orizonia Airlines (formerly Iberworld Airlines) (Palma de Mallorca) and Iberia (Madrid) have signed a contract for the maintenance of Orbest’s Airbus A320s and A330s. Orbest is a unit of the Orizonia Holiday Group.
Copyright Photo: Pedro Baptista/Flyingphotos. Still wearing the color scheme of Iberworld, Airbus A330-343X EC-JHP (msn 670) prepares to arrive at Lisbon.
Bangkok Air (Bangkok) lost its ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-500) HS-PGL (msn 670) in an accident today (August 4) on the resort island of Koh Samui in Thailand. At least one person is dead (the captain) and seven others are injured. The ATR was landing in a rain storm after arriving from Krabi. The airliner ran off the runway crashing into an old (unmanned) control tower.
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