Top News on Airbus A340-500

  • Boeing studies ultra long-range 777-8LX concept


    Boeing is exploring an ultra long-range replacement of the 777-200LR, conceptually dubbed the 777-8LX. Likely to be the last of three members of a...


  • Other News for Airbus A340-500

  • 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...


  • Emirates tail-strike crew missed chances to catch weight error


    Australian investigators have catalogued a series of missed opportunities to catch the weight data error which led to...


  • Thai A340 cleared for departure after bomb hoax


    <p>A Thai Airways International Airbus A340-500 was released by US authorities yesterday after a security screening...


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

    News | 03 Jun 2015 09:13 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French investigators have detailed a weight data error which resulted in a Boeing 777 freighter commencing an underpowered take-off at Paris Charles de Gaulle last month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/French-777F-probe-details-100t-take-off-weight-error-413039/
  • Boeing studies ultra long-range 777-8LX concept

    News | 13 Feb 2012 21:35 | Jon Ostrower

    Boeing is exploring an ultra long-range replacement of the 777-200LR, conceptually dubbed the 777-8LX. Likely to be the last of three members of a...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-studies-ultra-long-range-777-8LX-concept-368176/
  • Emirates tail-strike crew missed chances to catch weight error

    News | 03 Jan 2012 16:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Australian investigators have catalogued a series of missed opportunities to catch the weight data error which led to the serious Emirates Airbus A340-500 tail-strike at Melbourne.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Emirates-tail-strike-crew-missed-chances-to-catch-weight-error-366472/
  • ROUTES: Nigeria's Arik to launch Abu Dhabi flights

    News | 03 Oct 2011 15:36 | Graham Dunn

    <p>Nigerian carrier Arik Air is to begin flights from Lagos to Abu Dhabi this November, becoming the UAE capital's first link to West Africa.</p><p>Arik will...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ROUTES-Nigerias-Arik-to-launch-Abu-Dhabi-flights-362857/
  • Tunisian government puts presidential A340-500 up for sale

    News | 15 Feb 2011 16:03 | Dominic Perry

    As the new Tunisian government begins the difficult job of undoing the more grandiose projects of its deposed dictator, President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali,...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Tunisian-government-puts-presidential-A340-500-up-for-sale-353222/
  • SIA signs A340 maintenance deal with Airbus

    News | 04 Oct 2010 08:30 | Arif Rahman

    Singapore Airlines (SIA) has signed a maintenance and support contract with Airbus for its five Airbus A340-500 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SIA-signs-A340-maintenance-deal-with-Airbus-348088/