Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways has taken delivery of its first widebody aircraft, an Airbus A330-300.
Airbus on Tuesday secured a $7 billion order from Philippine Airlines for A321, A321neo and A330-300 airliners.
A Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330-300 made an emergency landing at London’s Gatwick Airport on Monday and evacuated all 299 passengers and 13 crew onto the runway via emergency slides. Four people were injured during the evacuation.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for attempting to detonate a bomb sewn into his underwear aboard a Northwest Airlines flight on December 25, 2009.