Etihad Airways (EY, Abu Dhabi Int'l) will phase out its A340 aircraft by the end of October according to Airline Route.

The carrier will deploy its last A340-500 A6-EHD (msn 783) on the route Abu Dhabi Int'l to Rabat on July 28. The flight will then be switched to an A330-300 on August 2. Etihad's fleet of seven remaining A340-600s will stay in service until October 28, 2017.

Etihad has previously committed to phasing out its entire A340 fleet by the end of 2017.

"We want to invest in a uniform product, the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350," said Jean Paul Drabbe, Etihad's General Manager Netherlands, as reported by Luchtvaartnieuws Magazine earlier this year.