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.


  • Other News for A340

  • 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.


  • News Listings for A340

  • SriLankan takes delivery of first A330-300

    News | 31 Oct 2014 10:00 | Ellis Taylor

    SriLankan Airlines has taken delivery of its first new Airbus A330-300.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SriLankan-takes-delivery-of-first-A330-300-405480/
  • Lufthansa considering A330-200s for new long-haul budget arm

    News | 30 Oct 2014 20:08 | Edward Russell

    ​Lufthansa German Airlines is considering leasing Airbus A330-200 aircraft for its new long-haul budget carrier, says chief executive Karl Garnadt.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-considering-A330-200s-for-new-long-haul-budget-arm-405461/
  • Lufthansa could add Cancun and Panama City service with ‘Jump’

    News | 30 Oct 2014 19:02 | Edward Russell

    ​Lufthansa German Airlines could add new service to Cancun and Panama City, Panama, with its new leisure-oriented operation that launches in 2015, says chief executive Karl Garnadt.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-could-add-Cancun-and-Panama-City-service-with-Jump-405457/
  • Lufthansa chief: pilot deal crucial to mainline growth

    News | 30 Oct 2014 16:25 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa will direct expansion plans away from its mainline operation to other group airlines until management reaches a new labour agreement with the mainline pilots.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-chief-pilot-deal-crucial-to-mainline-growth-405442/
  • Lufthansa may cut fleet if headwinds increase: Spohr

    News | 30 Oct 2014 12:31 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa Group is open to the possibility of reducing its fleet size if it faces stronger-than-expected "headwinds" in 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-may-cut-fleet-if-headwinds-increase-Spohr-405432/
  • 787s key to Hainan Airlines' North American expansion

    News | 30 Oct 2014 03:45 | Mavis Toh

    Hainan Airlines says it will add at least two new north American destinations to its network in 2015, as it takes delivery of the last two Boeing 787-8s it has on order.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/787s-key-to-Hainan-Airlines-North-American-expansion-405410/