List of Airbus A340 operators

Set out below is a list of former and current commercial operators of the Airbus A340 airliner.

Airline operatorsEdit

There were 214 Airbus A340 aircraft in commercial service as of August 2022.[1]

Legend Notes
* Current
* Former
Orders
Airline Country Photo 200 300 500 600 Notes
Aerolíneas Argentinas   Argentina   4 2
Aerolíneas Estelar   Venezuela   1 Leased from Hi Fly Malta
Air Atlanta Icelandic   Iceland   2 2
Air Belgium   Belgium   4 Replaced by Airbus A330-900[2]
AirBlue   Pakistan   2
Air Bourbon   France   1 Ceased operations in 2004
Transferred to Air Europa
Air Canada   Canada   13 2 A340-500 transferred to TAM Linhas Aéreas
Air China   China   7
Air Comet   Spain   3 Ceased operations in 2009
Air Europa   Spain   1
Air France   France   6 24 Launch customer of A340-300
Air Jamaica   Jamaica   3
Air Lanka   Sri Lanka   3 Rebranded to SriLankan Airlines in 1999
Air Leisure   Egypt   3 Leased from EgyptAir
Air Madagascar   Madagascar   1
Air Mauritius   Mauritius   2
Air Namibia   Namibia   2
Air Tahiti Nui   French Polynesia   1 5
Air X Charter   Malta   2 2 A340-600 transferred to Air Atlanta Icelandic
AirAsia X   Malaysia   2
Airhub Airlines   Malta 3
AOM French Airlines   France   3 2 Merged with Air Liberté in 2001
Arik Air   Nigeria   1 Leased from Hi Fly
Austrian Airlines   Austria   2 2 A340-300 transferred to Swiss International Air Lines
Avior Airlines   Venezuela   1 Transferred to Conviasa
Azerbaijan Airlines   Azerbaijan   2 1
Azman Air   Nigeria 1
Brussels Airlines   Belgium   2 Operated by Eurowings
BWIA West Indies Airways   Trinidad and Tobago   2 Rebranded to Caribbean Airlines in 2006
Caribbean Airlines   Trinidad and Tobago   2
Cathay Pacific   China   4 18 3 A340-200 transferred to Philippine Airlines
A340-600 transferred to Hainan Airlines
China Airlines   Taiwan   7 1 from Singapore Airlines
China Eastern Airlines   China   5 5
China Southwest Airlines   China 3 Merged with Air China in 2002
Conviasa   Venezuela   1 1 1 2
Corsair International   France   1 Leased from Hi Fly
Edelweiss Air    Switzerland   4
EgyptAir   Egypt   4 3
Emirates   United Arab Emirates   8 10 Launch customer of A340-500
Etihad Airways   United Arab Emirates   1 4 8 A340-300 transferred to Hi Fly
A340-600 transferred to European Aviation Group
Eurowings   Germany   2 Operated by Brussels Airlines
Government; Executive And Private 5 5 7 3
Finnair   Finland   7
Garuda Indonesia   Indonesia 3 Leased from China Southwest Airlines
Gulf Air   Bahrain   10
Hainan Airlines   China   3
Hi Fly   Portugal   2 2
Hi Fly Malta   Malta   6 4
Iberia   Spain   21 13
Iran Air   Iran 1 Leased from Conviasa
Iran Aseman Airlines   Iran   1
Jet Airways   India   3 Leased from South African Airways
Joon   France   4 Ceased operations in 2019
Transferred back to Air France
Kam Air   Afghanistan   4
Kuwait Airways   Kuwait   4
LAN Airlines   Chile   5
Lufthansa   Germany   8 17 10 Launch customer of A340-200
A340-300 to be retired
Mahan Air   Iran   5 6
Maleth-Aero   Malta 3
Mandarin Airlines   Taiwan 1
Olympic Airlines   Greece   4 Ceased operations in 2009
Philippine Airlines   Philippines   4 14
Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas   Spain   2 1
Qatar Airways   Qatar   4
Royal Jordanian   Jordan   4
Sabena   Belgium   2 3 Ceased operations in 2001
Safi Airways   Afghanistan   3 1
Saudia   Saudi Arabia 4 Leased from Hi Fly, AirAsia X and Kuwait Airways
Scandinavian Airlines   Sweden
  Denmark
  Norway
  6
Singapore Airlines   Singapore   17 5
South African Airways   South Africa   6 2 9
SpiceXpress   India 1 Leased from Hi Fly Malta
SriLankan Airlines   Sri Lanka   7
Surinam Airways   Suriname   2
Swiss International Air Lines    Switzerland   5 To be retired by 2025
Syrian Air   Syria   2
TAM Linhas Aéreas   Brazil   2 Leased from Air Canada
TAP Air Portugal   Portugal   4
Thai Airways   Thailand   4 6
Turkish Airlines   Turkey   9
Undisclosed 28 21
Virgin Atlantic   United Kingdom   10 19 Launch customer of A340-600
Virgin Nigeria   Nigeria   2 Leased from Virgin Atlantic
XL Airways France   France   1 Leased from Hi Fly

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Orders & Deliveries". Airbus. 30 June 2021. Archived from the original on 10 February 2019. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  2. ^ aerotelegraph.com (German) 29 March 2022