Airbus A330-200: Overview, Features & Specs

Airbus A330-200 Aircraft Information

General Information

Manufacturer: Airbus

Role: Wide-body jet airliner

First flight: January 17, 1994

Primary airlines: Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Delta Airlines, Turkish Airlines 

Passenger seating: 210-250

Models: A330-300, A330-200F, A330-800neo


  • Two Rolls Royce Trent 772B engines, a pair of Pratt and Whitney PW4000 engines, or General Electric CF6-80E engines
  • Glass cockpit
  • Upgraded and redesigned interior configurations

Interior Diagram

Airbus A330-200 Interior

Fun Facts

  • China Eastern is the largest operator of the A300-200.
  • All Airbus cockpits are the same allowing pilots to switch from one type of Airbus aircraft to another.
  • The A330 was Airbus’s first airliner to offer a choice of three engine options.
  • World’s largest airliner manufacturer in 2019 – 863 planes delivered.
  • The A330-200 offers passengers modern fourth-generation in-flight entertainment, including video-on-demand, as well as email and mobile phone and connectivity via satellite. 

Type Rating

Pilots must earn their type rating in the Airbus A330-200 to be qualified to fly this aircraft. In most cases, the airline you fly for will get you type-rated.

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