Re: Virgin Atlantic becomes first A340-600 customer; Air Canada orders

Date:         05 Aug 97 17:45:50 
From:         Chuanga@cris.com (H Andrew Chuang)
Organization: Concentric Internet Services
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In article <airliners.1997.1670@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
Karl Swartz <kls@ohare.Chicago.NOSPAM.COM> wrote:
>
>  Model       Pax   Range
>  -----       ---   -----
>  A340-8000   232   8,000 nm (not yet launched)

The Sultan of Brunei did order one or two A340-8000. I'm not sure if
the order has been cancelled.  Air Canada was the only airline
that had shown interest in the plane and signed an LoI for two planes,
but AC later determined that the A340-8000 was too small.