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

  • 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/
  • AerCap grows fleet to 1,680 units

    News | 08 Oct 2014 14:42 | Laura Mueller

    AerCap ended the third quarter with a fleet of 1,680 aircraft – an increase of two units compared with the previous quarter – after completing 134 transactions during the period, its latest trading update.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AerCap-grows-fleet-to-1680-units-404569/
  • Air France to study use of TaxiBot with widebodies

    News | 08 Oct 2014 09:34 | Arie Egozi

    ​Air France has signed a memorandum of understanding to evaluate use of the TaxiBot semi-robotic pilot-controlled tow tractor with widebody jets at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-France-to-study-use-of-TaxiBot-with-widebodies-404556/