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  • ​Airbus and Rolls unveil plan to restore A340-600 appeal


    Airbus and Rolls-Royce aim to boost the market appeal of the A340-600 with reconfiguration and support initiatives that address operating costs.


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  • A340's long haul opened this day in 2002


    ​History buffs, take a moment today to mark the first flight of Airbus’s A340-500, way back in 2002.


  • PARIS: Rolls-Royce rolls out legacy Trent upgrades


    Rolls-Royce's strategy of backfeeding technology from the Trent XWB into new variants of previous engines - such as the...


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    Boeing has passed major 747-8 milestones, with the -8I in service and -8F deliveries beyond 20, while Airbus is...


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  • A340's long haul opened this day in 2002

    News | 11 Feb 2015 15:10 | Dan Thisdell

    ​History buffs, take a moment today to mark the first flight of Airbus’s A340-500, way back in 2002.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A340s-long-haul-opened-this-day-in-2002-408891/
  • ​ANALYSIS: Rolls and Airbus – how the latecomer excelled

    News | 21 Jul 2014 09:04 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Rolls-Royce took more than two decades to get an engine onto an Airbus product. But the UK company is now in pole position as Toulouse’s prime widebody engine partner after securing its third Airbus sole-source supply deal, to power the A330neo.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Rolls-and-Airbus-how-the-latecomer-excelled-401791/
  • ​Airbus and Rolls unveil plan to restore A340-600 appeal

    News | 05 Dec 2013 16:55 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Airbus and Rolls-Royce aim to boost the market appeal of the A340-600 with reconfiguration and support initiatives that address operating costs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-and-Rolls-unveil-plan-to-restore-A340-600-appeal-393844/
  • SAA maintains partnership with SR Technics

    News | 05 Nov 2013 16:50 | Michael Gubisch

    SR Technics will continue to service the engines powering South African Airways' Airbus A340-200/-300 fleet until 2018, after the contract was extended by five years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAA-maintains-partnership-with-SR-Technics-392567/
  • Emirates begins parting out its A340-500s

    News | 23 Sep 2013 08:56 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Emirates has retired two of its 10 Airbus A340-500s, and is breaking one for spares, as sustained high fuel prices take their toll on operations of the four-engined aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Emirates-begins-parting-out-its-A340-500s-390832/
  • PARIS: Rolls-Royce rolls out legacy Trent upgrades

    News | 17 Jun 2013 09:00 | Andrew Doyle

    Rolls-Royce's strategy of backfeeding technology from the Trent XWB into new variants of previous engines - such as the Trent 1000-TEN - is also benefitting in-service powerplants, and certain improvements can be retrofitted during shop visitshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Rolls-Royce-rolls-out-legacy-Trent-upgrades-386958/