Nigeria's Arik Air ordered three A340-500s, Airbus announced. The Trent 500-powered aircraft will be delivered by the end of November and will be used on new routes to London, New York and Houston, the manufacturer said. "This aircraft order will enable Arik Air to start international connections with new and modern aircraft that will support our objective to become one of Africa's key airlines that operate at international standards with new aircraft, top maintenance and where security and ...

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