Virgin Atlantic is set to phase out the remainder of its A340-600 fleet as it ushers in 14 new A330-900neos, with an additional six as options. The order, valued at $4.1billion, is a crucial step in Virgin Atlantic’s fleet transformation programme which will see 100% of the airline’s planes replaced over a 10 year period. “Timelines are subject to change, but the plan is to retire our A340-600 fleet by the end of the year,” Virgin Atlantic said in a statement. The airline currently operates 14 A330s: ten A330-300s and four A330-200s. When the initial order for the 14 A330-900s
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