Egypt Air has become the fourth airline to place an order for the A340-600. But the failure of the British government to approve a request from Airbus partner British Aerospace for more than $200 million in launch investment funding has held up the consortium's plans to launch the A340-500/600 program. Egypt Air said it will buy two A340-600s, joining three other airlines--Air Canada, Eva Airlines and Virgin Atlantic Airways--which have already committed to purchasing 43 of the new ...

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