Iberia (Madrid), despite other reports elsewhere, still has one Airbus A340-300 (EC-GUP) remaining in its active fleet.
As of today, the pictured Airbus A340-313 EC-GUP (msn 217) is being kept by Iberia as a back up aircraft. The airliner may still see it assigned to a revenue flight even through December. Iberia received this week its ninth Airbus A330-200 (EC-MNK) which is the planned replacement aircraft for the last A340-300.
EC-GUP was last operated on November 14, 2016 but remains ready for service at any time.
Iberia introduced the Airbus A340-300 in 1996 when A340-313 EC-154 was delivered on February 29, 1996.
Copyright Photo: Iberia Airbus A340-313 EC-GUP (msn 217) JFK (Jay Selman). Image: 403133.