Top News on A340

  • Swiss clashes with pilot union over cost cuts


    Swiss is planning to operate its on-order Boeing 777 fleet through its regional arm, after the Alpine carrier was unable to reach a labour agreement with the mainline operation’s pilot union.


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  • PICTURES: Air France to extend cabin upgrade to A330s and A380s


    ​Air France will extend a cabin revamp to its long-haul Airbus A330s and A380s, as part of a €1 billion ($1.36 billion)...


  • PICTURE: China Eastern retires A300-600s


    China Eastern Airlines retired its last Airbus A300-600 aircraft after a final flight on 31 May.


  • Swiss clashes with pilot union over cost cuts


    Swiss is planning to operate its on-order Boeing 777 fleet through its regional arm, after the Alpine carrier was...


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  • AerCap to part out A340-600s

    News | 18 Sep 2014 15:19 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Amsterdam-based lessor AerCap is set to part out three Airbus A340-600s previously operated by Hainan Airlines, sources indicate.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AerCap-to-part-out-A340-600s-403872/
  • TES wins fleet management deal from VIM-Avia

    News | 18 Sep 2014 14:09 | Michael Gubisch

    Russia's VIM-Avia has contracted UK engine support specialist TES Aviation to manage its powerplants as it ponders expansion into widebody operations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/TES-wins-fleet-management-deal-from-VIM-Avia-403845/
  • Lufthansa selects A330 for long-haul budget subsidiary

    News | 17 Sep 2014 14:09 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa will launch its planned long-haul low-cost operation with three Airbus A330s in the autumn of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-selects-A330-for-long-haul-budget-subsidiary-403804/
  • Lufthansa flight attendants agree to cost-cutting plans

    News | 16 Sep 2014 15:33 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa has reached an agreement with its flight attendants on working conditions at its planned low-cost long-haul operation and on a change in the company pension scheme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-flight-attendants-agree-to-cost-cutting-plans-403746/
  • South African Airways readies new widebody RFP

    News | 16 Sep 2014 14:26 | Stephen Trimble

    South African Airways is developing a new request for proposals to acquire up to 25 Airbus or Boeing widebodies with deliveries spread over a long period beginning as early as 2017, chief executive Monwabisi Kalawe tells Flightglobal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/South-African-Airways-readies-new-widebody-RFP-403743/
  • Lufthansa pilots plan further walkouts for 16 September

    News | 15 Sep 2014 16:04 | Michael Gubisch

    German flightcrew union Vereinigung Cockpit has called for another round of industrial action at Lufthansa’s main hub in Frankfurt tomorrow, amid continuing dispute over transitional pay proposals for pilots.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-pilots-plan-further-walkouts-for-16-September-403696/