Top News on A340

  • Airbus to take back A340s as Finnair firms more A350s


    ​Finnair has converted options on eight more Airbus A350s to firm orders, with deliveries of the jets to begin in 2018.


  • 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

  • Rolls-Royce starts dedicated MRO programme for mature engines

    News | 18 Dec 2014 17:04 | Michael Gubisch

    Rolls-Royce is aiming to reduce maintenance costs for mature engines in co-operation with MRO partner Lufthansa Technik.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rolls-Royce-starts-dedicated-MRO-programme-for-mature-engines-407277/
  • Lufthansa to add Cancun, Male and Mauritius flights

    News | 16 Dec 2014 22:56 | Edward Russell

    ​Lufthansa will launch new service to three leisure destinations in 2015, using its new high-density Airbus A340-300s on the routes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-to-add-Cancun-Male-and-Mauritius-flights-407181/
  • A321 stall-protection incident traced to water ingestion

    News | 12 Dec 2014 11:43 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Airbus is revising flight manuals after an A321 suffered blockage of two angle-of-attack sensors, causing an unintended activation of its stall-protection system.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A321-stall-protection-incident-traced-to-water-ingestion-407020/
  • ANALYSIS: AirAsia X eyes London relaunch, but at what cost?

    News | 09 Dec 2014 00:01 | Aaron Chong

    Last month, AirAsia group chief Tony Fernandes took to Twitter to announce that AirAsia X (AAX) could soon resume services between Kuala Lumpur and London.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-AirAsia-X-eyes-London-relaunch-but-at-what-cost-406827/
  • ANALYSIS: The impact of DC-10 and MD-11 on aviation

    News | 05 Dec 2014 10:57 | James Mellon

    ​All journeys on a passenger jet these days will be on a type that has two, or occasionally four, engines. This year marked the end of the era of the three-engine airliner and, with it, the presence in the flight schedules of a once powerful manufacturer. In a remarkable coincidence, the final scheduled passenger services of both the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and its successor, the MD-11, took place in 2014, with Biman Bangladesh and KLM, respectively, retiring their last examples.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-impact-of-DC-10-and-MD-11-on-aviation-406735/
  • Airbus to take back A340s as Finnair firms more A350s

    News | 03 Dec 2014 07:51 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Finnair has converted options on eight more Airbus A350s to firm orders, with deliveries of the jets to begin in 2018.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-to-take-back-A340s-as-Finnair-firms-more-A350s-406681/