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I was going to repaint an A340, and was looking to see which airlines operated them, specifically US carriers. I found that no US carriers had A340s in their fleet. Is this true? It probably is, I've never seen an A340 in any US based airline's livery. I found that between 1989 & 1991, Northwest had an order for 24 A340-300s. & Continental had an order for 7.

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I wonder why no US airlines have A340's ? Mind you, I don't think that any UK airlines have them either. Come on British Airways, what are you doing ? A few A340-500's in the near future would be nice.Air Jamaica have these aircraft in their colourful scheme.Chris Low,ENGLAND.

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Virgin Atlantic are the only users of A340s in UKThey are also launch customer for A340-600.Craig

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Well, someone at Boeing must have s--- a brick when Northwest ordered all those A330's to replace all of there DC10's with over the 777. That had to hurt.

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Yes, and NWA ordered 36 of them. one of only 2 US operators of the A330 now (NWA, US Airways). Someone at Boeing would have REALLY s*** a brick if they would have ordered the A340s, but it seems as if Boeing talked them out of it. Same goes w/ Continental.

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Well, Airbus isn't crying too much, try to count the number of A319, A320, and A321's that now live at U.S. carriers.BTW, I believe the Air Jamaica A340's are ex-Air Canada. After 911, and a general slump in the industry, Air Canada dumped a few of their leased A340-300's.

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BWIA have got one A340 about now - and another's expected to join later this year, to replace their 3 L1011's. I think both had seen service previously with Air Canada. I'll be flying out to Antigua on the Tristar in July, and returning on the A340 - my first flight on the type.http://www.airliners.net/open.file/246710/M/Rob

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