Top News on A340

  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure


    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.


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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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  • Venezuela replaces Conviasa president

    News | 24 Oct 2014 16:49 | Rainer Uphoff

    Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro has removed the president of state-owned airline Conviasa, Luis Graterol, just over a year after his appointment.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Venezuela-replaces-Conviasa-president-405230/
  • ​Replacement of Gatwick-based 747s tops Virgin fleet agenda

    News | 24 Oct 2014 10:35 | Niall O'Keeffe

    Virgin Atlantic is to turn its attention to deciding how to replace its London Gatwick-based Boeing 747 fleet, now that the UK carrier has started operating its first 787-9.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Replacement-of-Gatwick-based-747s-tops-Virgin-fleet-agenda-405202/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 13-20 October 2014

    News | 20 Oct 2014 09:34 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Hainan Airlines extends leases with SMBC Aviation Capitalhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-13-20-October-2014-404950/
  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure

    News | 17 Oct 2014 11:18 | Murdo Morrison

    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ultimate-corporate-jets-Nine-private-aircraft-that-combine-business-with-pleasure-404881/
  • ​PICTURES: Qatar plans rapid A380 roll-out following London debut

    News | 11 Oct 2014 10:26 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Qatar Airways operated its debut Airbus A380 service on 10 October, replacing a Boeing 777-300ER on its flagship Doha-London Heathrow route. Before the end of the year, the 517-seater will be introduced on its Paris services and on a second daily Heathrow rotation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Qatar-plans-rapid-A380-roll-out-following-London-debut-404682/
  • Lufthansa to transition A340s to new ‘Jump’ platform

    News | 08 Oct 2014 17:58 | Edward Russell

    Lufthansa will launch a new denser mainline platform dubbed ‘Jump’ internally with Airbus A340-300 aircraft by the third quarter of 2015, says chief commercial officer Jens Bischof.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-to-transition-A340s-to-new-Jump-platform-404588/