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Weight Variants

Flight Operations | Applicability: Airbus fleet

Airbus Aircraft Family: A300 | A310 | A320 | A330 | A340 | A350 | A380

Airbus propose a various range of certified weight variants for each Airbus Family aircraft allowing airlines to operate flights in the most efficient manner dependent on payload and range requirements.


  • Improved operational capability and efficiency
  • Increased range and/or payload with a higher MTOW (Maximum Take-Off Weight)
  • Increased payload (hence potential cargo revenue) with a higher MZFW (Maximum Zero Fuel Weight)
  • Reduced Navigation & Airport fees with a lower MTOW
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