Top News on A340

  • State permit reveals Boeing plan to hike 777X output 25%


    ​Boeing has submitted detailed plans to possibly increase 777X deliveries by 25% to 125 aircraft per year after 2021 using one production line in Everett, Washington, with only minor investment required to reach that target at the final assembly stage, according to documents filed as part of a permit application with a state environmental agency.


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  • French 777F probe details 100t take-off weight error


    ​French investigators have detailed a weight data error which resulted in a Boeing 777 freighter commencing an...


  • PICTURE: LAN avails of 787 ETOPS certification


    LAN Airlines has inaugurated its Boeing 787 service from Chilean capital Santiago to Auckland in New Zealand.


  • SAS offers virtual tours of refurbished cabins


    SAS is showcasing its refurbished Airbus A330 and A340 widebodies by offering virtual cabin tours via Google Street...


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  • ANALYSIS: The end of the gold rush for Asia-Pacific alliances

    News | 20 Aug 2015 13:44 | Greg Waldron

    ​Just over one year ago in April 2014, SriLankan Airlines joined the Oneworld Alliance. Not content to hold the ceremony in the capital city of Colombo, the carrier deployed one of its Airbus A340-300 aircraft to fly media and dignitaries 150km to the newly built, but remote, Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport in Hambontota. One participant described it as “a logistical nightmare.”http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-end-of-the-gold-rush-for-Asia-Pacific-alliances-414842/
  • ANALYSIS: The size and shape of the world airliner fleet revealed in our census

    News | 07 Aug 2015 15:00 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Airlines, it seems, cannot get enough of Airbus and Boeing narrowbodies. With the latest re-engined versions of the A320 family and the 737 due to enter service in the next two years, and both manufacturers sitting on hundreds of orders, deliveries of their existing single-aisle types have continued to mount over the past 12 months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-size-and-shape-of-the-world-airliner-fleet-revealed-in-our-census-415505/
  • ANALYSIS: How might Iran fund its fleet renewal?

    News | 06 Aug 2015 10:00 | Laura Mueller

    No doubt huge potential exists for manufacturers to sell a large number of aircraft into Iran following the recent nuclear agreement between six nations – but exactly what the fleet will look like and how it will be financed is still being hammered out by the sector.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-might-Iran-fund-its-fleet-renewal-415400/
  • ANALYSIS: Why SR Technics is partnering with AerFin for A340 MRO

    News | 10 Jul 2015 10:13 | Michael Gubisch

    SR Technics has established a joint venture with UK asset management firm AerFin to offer comprehensive support packages for Airbus A340-200/300 operators.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Why-SR-Technics-is-partnering-with-AerFin-for-A340-MRO-414478/
  • Virgin Atlantic and Delta adjust winter transatlantic schedule

    News | 24 Jun 2015 14:38 | Edward Russell

    ​Virgin Atlantic Airways and Delta Air Lines are adjusting their joint winter schedule between London Heathrow and the USA, with changes coming to the Los Angeles and New York markets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Atlantic-and-Delta-adjust-winter-transatlantic-schedule-413993/
  • State permit reveals Boeing plan to hike 777X output 25%

    News | 23 Jun 2015 20:22 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing has submitted detailed plans to possibly increase 777X deliveries by 25% to 125 aircraft per year after 2021 using one production line in Everett, Washington, with only minor investment required to reach that target at the final assembly stage, according to documents filed as part of a permit application with a state environmental agency.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/State-permit-reveals-Boeing-plan-to-hike-777X-output-25-413967/