For Immediate North America DeploymentMay 3, 2013
Airbus is leasing four A340-300 to Philippine Airlines as stop- gap measure to its flight operations in North America. The airline plans to add flights to Hawaii, Los Angeles and San francisco. The four A340-300 were previously operated by Spain's Iberia Airlines of the International Airlines Group previously registered ex EC-HDQ (Cn 302), EC-HGU (Cn 318), EC-HGX (Cn332), EC-LHM (Cn 387). They will be re-registered in the Philippines as RP-C3435, RP-C3436, RP-C3437, RP-C3438.