Top News on A340

  • Airbus logistics: from tiny fish to small whale – and now a bigger Beluga


    ​Now that Airbus has pushed the “go” button to develop an A330-based successor to its fleet of five A300-600ST “Beluga” oversized transports, it’s a good time to look back on the critical role these distinctive aircraft have played in turning the dream of knitting French, German, Spanish and British aerospace manufacturers into a single company.


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  • Lufthansa to transition A340s to new ‘Jump’ platform


    Lufthansa will launch a new denser mainline platform dubbed ‘Jump’ internally with Airbus A340-300 aircraft by the...


  • 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.


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  • Boeing confirms preliminary 777 deal with Kuwait

    News | 20 Nov 2014 19:57 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing confirms that Kuwait Airways intends to buy 10 Boeing 777-300ERs with a list value of $3.3 billion.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-confirms-preliminary-777-deal-with-Kuwait-406335/
  • ANALYSIS: Aircraft transactions - October 2014

    News | 20 Nov 2014 14:03 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​The Flightglobal's aircraft transaction monthly data analysis is split in three event types: operating leases, wet and sub-leases and the purchase of aircraft. The report covers single-aisle and long-haul aircraft as well as regional jets and turboprops.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Aircraft-transactions-October-2014-406314/
  • AirAsia X to cut capacity, deliveries

    News | 19 Nov 2014 09:06 | Ellis Taylor

    ​AirAsia X will slow deliveries of its Airbus A330-300s over the next three years and cut the number of fights it operates to Australia in light of softening demand from Malaysia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AirAsia-X-to-cut-capacity-deliveries-406243/
  • Airbus logistics: from tiny fish to small whale – and now a bigger Beluga

    News | 18 Nov 2014 16:12 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Now that Airbus has pushed the “go” button to develop an A330-based successor to its fleet of five A300-600ST “Beluga” oversized transports, it’s a good time to look back on the critical role these distinctive aircraft have played in turning the dream of knitting French, German, Spanish and British aerospace manufacturers into a single company.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-logistics-from-tiny-fish-to-small-whale-and-now-a-bigger-Beluga-406205/
  • ​ANALYSIS: How airlines are rethinking MRO schedules

    News | 17 Nov 2014 12:44 | Michael Gubisch

    Airlines are taking different approaches to how they schedule their maintenance requirements, as they weigh up the gains of shorter, more regular work against the traditional bigger block checks.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-airlines-are-rethinking-MRO-schedules-405847/
  • Lufthansa to open third route to Florida

    News | 13 Nov 2014 12:12

    ​German flag-carrier Lufthansa is to open a third destination in Florida with flights to the city of Tampa next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-to-open-third-route-to-Florida-406018/