|Role||Wide-Body Jet airliner|
|National origin||Multi-country origin|
|First flight||25 October 1991|
|Introduction||15 March 1993 with Lufthansa|
|Status||Not made anymore, but still used by airlines|
South African Airways
A340-200: US$191 million (2022) A340-300: US$286.7 million (2022) A340-500: US$315.4 million (2022)A340-600: US$331.7 million (2022)
|Developed from||Airbus A300|
|Developed into||Airbus A350 XWB|
There are 4 variants of this model: The A340-200 (which is the shortest), the A340-300, the A340-500 and the longest one the A340-600. The A340-600 is one of the longest passenger planes in the world.
The Airbus A340 is no longer in production as it was replaced by the more efficient Airbus A350 XWB.
"A Big Virgin Atlantic Thank You" A340 of Virgin Atlantic
An A340 of Lufthansa
An Emirates A340
An Iberia A340