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Lufthansa A340 311 Vs. 313  
User currently offlineLax2000 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 541 posts, RR: 0
Posted (15 years 5 months 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 3045 times:

I guess LH uses one of the above on the evening LAX-FRA route.

does anyone know which model?

What is the main difference between these two aircraft?

Thanks in advance...
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User currently offlineRizzibird From Germany, joined Dec 2000, 235 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (15 years 5 months 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 3018 times:

LH uses B744 for both of its daily FRA-LAX flights. Beginning in late March, one of those flights will be transfered to MUC making it one daily FRA-LAX and MUC-LAX each both with B744.


User currently offlineLax2000 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 541 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (15 years 5 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 3006 times:

Are you sure?
I just bought a ticket for Feb1st 2001 departing 10:30pm and it says A340, so does Lufthansas website. Maybe its a winter thing?


User currently offlineAp305 From India, joined Jan 2000, 903 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (15 years 5 months 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 2998 times:

I have no idea about what aircraft is used on the lax-fra sector but if iam not wrong the diffrence between the a340-311 and a340-313 is takeoff weight and thus range(the 313 has a mtow of 275t).

User currently offlineJubilee777 From Singapore, joined May 1999, 528 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (15 years 5 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2970 times:

13 is the Airbus code for Singapore Airlines.

ie : A340-313


User currently offlineTupolev154B2 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1332 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (15 years 5 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2956 times:

Jubilee777, incorrect.

The first number in the version designation of an Airbus jet represents the version of the jet.

The second number is the engine manufacturer code for the jet. Here are the engine codes and their respective manufacturers:

0: GE
1: CFM
2: PW
3: IAE
4: RR

The third number represents the generation of the aircraft.

All in all, for example, an A330-202 would be a second-generation A330-200 with GE engines. In this case, the difference between an A340-311 and an A340-313 would be that the latter would be a newer model of the A340-300 than the former.

12, on the other hand is Boeing's code for Singapore Airlines. Therefore, a 747-412 would be a 747-400 that was built to Singapore Airlines's specifications.


User currently offlineRizzibird From Germany, joined Dec 2000, 235 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (15 years 5 months 18 hours ago) and read 2911 times:

Sorry bout that, my mistake. It used to be B744 all the time but it apparently must have been changed. I check on the United Airlines and Frankfurt airport websites as well, UA states the evening flight to be on A340, FRA just gives a question mark. Anyhow, both of them say the afternoon flight is still B744. And in summer it will be 2 B744 again, one to FRA and one to MUC.


User currently offlineRyaneverest From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (15 years 5 months 17 hours ago) and read 2895 times:

Interesting, Tupolev154B2. I always wondered what the final two digits meant and thought they were referring to the engines only. Thanks for the explanation.

I'd prefer this final-digit designation principle instead of using codes that refer to the customer, which is pretty confusing and messy.

User currently offlineJohnnybgoode From Germany, joined Jan 2001, 2187 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (15 years 5 months 16 hours ago) and read 2898 times:

thanks for tupolev clearing it up.
at the moment lufthansa has two daily flights fra-lax-fra.
the morning departure (fra) is on 747-400, the afternoon departure is a-340.
it´s correct, that this is a "winter´s thing". last summer they used 747-400 on both flights.
and, like some of you already said, the second flight will switch to munich in summer it be operated again with a 744.

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