Airbus unveils first A340-600

April 2001
Interavia Business & Technology;Apr2001, Vol. 56 Issue 652, p8
Reports that Airbus has rolled out the A340-600 airliner, which is billed to provide lower operating costs and better revenue-earning potential than competitors. Key features and specifications; Comparison with the A340-500 and the A340-300 airliners; Cargo and passenger capacity.


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