How long will AF keep their A340s?

Old Mar 5, 19, 8:24 am
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How long will AF keep their A340s?

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now that the A340s will be back to AF mainline , how long will AF keep them?
Any ideas of the routes they will fly?
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Old Mar 5, 19, 8:34 am
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Assuming AF retains the current Joon routes then I'd imagine they just continue flying those same routes in AF colours
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Old Mar 5, 19, 1:19 pm
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I imagine A340s have next to no value, other than for parts, currently. Owned or leased, I'd say AF will keep operating them until they're due for D checks.
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Old Mar 5, 19, 2:30 pm
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I believe there is only one left in AF colors and airlineroutes reported recently that the last flight will be to Africa this summer. For the Joon ones, they will not be repainted and retrofitted to AF interiors. They will keep the (renovated) Joon interiors. They won't stay long in the fleet. I think they will be gone as soon as the A350 are delivered. There's a lot of tech problems with those old birds. The reliability on Joon long haul routes is pretty poor when you see the delays and cancellations on those routes
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Old Mar 6, 19, 4:23 am
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And the operational costs are prohibitive
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