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Future Of The A300/A310  
User currently offlineN-156F From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1416 times:

So how are the A300 and A310 doing on Airbus's product line, and how much longer will they be there? I've heard tht AB is planning an A329 to replace the two types, but how is this progressing?
Also, are airlines replacing their A300s and A310s, or will they be in passenger service for some time still?

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User currently offlineHisham From Lebanon, joined Aug 1999, 701 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (14 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 1355 times:

I don't think Airbus is delivering any new 300/310. But I'm not sure if they officially closed the production line.
Airbus will most probably develop the A330-100 as a replacement of the 300/310. It is a shortened 330-200 with modified A300-600 wing. It has a capacity of 200-250 passengers.
Hisham.


User currently offlineBen88 From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1093 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (14 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 1322 times:

Heavyjet stated that UPS is taking delivery of Airbuses' last A300-600's. After the UPS order is filled the A300 production line will close.

User currently offlineMEA-707 From Netherlands, joined Nov 1999, 4353 posts, RR: 35
Reply 3, posted (14 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1313 times:

Although the big UPS order is now the only one in Airbus 300/310 orderbook, I believe Airbus still market both types. They claim they still can make a profit of the line, even if only a few aircraft a year are built.
The A310 isn't built in 2 years but they are still hoping to sell some military transporters or AEW-versions. The A300 is still being marketed, they're hoping for follow-up orders from UPS,
FedEx and also for the Beluga (maybe Boeing for Wichita-Seattle transports!).

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