August 14, 2022
Airbus A340-600
History

7/22/2002: Virgin Atlantic First Airbus A340-600

Virgin Atlantic (VS) became the launch customer of what was once the world’s longest commercial airliner in 2002.

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Airlines

Iberia A340-600 Suffers Hard Landing In Quito (+Video)

MIAMI — An Iberia Airbus A340-600 operating flight IB6453 from Madrid (MAD) to Quito (UIO) sustained damage on its main landing gear after the plane performed an impressive hard landing on the airport’s Runway 18 on August 11. Following a 10h20m flight, the plane approached Quito’s runway with an unusual nose-down attitude, causing the plane […]

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