Maximum Range with 266 passengers: 8,050 km. (4,350) nm. This quality
has led to the aircraft being used extensively on transatlantic routes.
Typical passenger seating 220.
It's a shortened version of the A300. The greatest quality of the A310
is that of range. The A310-200 entered service with Swissair and
Lufthansa in 1983.
Airlines that used the A310: Air India, Pakistan International
Airways (PIA), Iran Air, Tap, Turkish Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Air
Transat, CSA Czech Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Singapore
A total of 255 A310s were delivered by Airbus from 1983 to 1997.
2005 233 of these airplanes were still in operation and airbus had
orders to construct 5 more.
In 2009 219 of these airplanes were still in operation, and the total build remaind 255.
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