Taipei-based China Airlines has ended Airbus A340-300 operations after 16 years of flying the aircraft type. The airline’s last A340-300, registration B-18806, flew June 26 from Taipei’s Taoyuan Airport to the US. The flight signified the decommissioning of China Airlines’ A340 fleet. China Airlines’ last scheduled, commercial service flight using an A340-300 occurred May 31 on the Taipei-Hong Kong route. The A340 was introduced by the SkyTeam member in 2001. The ...

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