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Swiss A340 over Egypt

No need for description on this one, the picture does all the talking. (Although clearly it’s a Swiss International Airlines Airbus A340 over the pyramids at Gisa). Top snapping from AirSpace user Sunshine Band. Sunshine Band gallery on flightglobal/AirSpace

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Night night – Air Tahiti A340 in the gloaming

Pictured on our AirSpace gallery, courtesy of user Dave Vaughan, is this terrific night shot of an Air Tahiti Nui Airbus A340-300 (F-OSEA).  According to our Ascend data tool-a-majig the aircraft is a 2001-built airframe which the airline operated from new. Credit: David Vaughan

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So, farwell then, A340 – visual metaphor alert

With the news that Airbus is to consign its four-engined A340 to the sales scrapheap, here’s an entirely apt image of an A340 heading off into the sunset. In this case, it’s an A340-500 operated by Singapore Airlines on the way into LAX. Credit: AirTeamImages

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Gulf Air puts A340 fleet on the market

Gulf Air is seeking takers for its Airbus A340s as its newly appointed chief executive begins a “comprehensive review” of the loss-making Bahraini flag carrier. Continue reading…  

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Virgin A340-300 in fire emergency

Initial inspection of Virgin Atlantic‘s long-haul Airbus fleet, after a fire emergency on an A340-300, has found a number of aircraft missing wiring-protection components in the area of their on-board bar units. Continue reading…

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Etihad brands an A340 in Formula 1 colours

With the inaugural Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix scheduled for 1 November Etihad celebrates by re-painting one of its A340-600 aircraft with the F1 livery. Join in the AirSpace discussion on the subject and here’s an image of last year’s livery celebrating sponsorship with F1 team Ferrari.  And for more images of new liveries, see our […]

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