1990 to 2000

Airline manufacturers were forging partnerships to compete by the 1990s. 

McDonnell-Douglas merged with Boeing to compete with the highly successful Airbus Industrie, itself a partnership of European Aircraft manufacturers. 

Dutch airliner maker Fokker ceased trading in the late 1990s after over 70 years of airliner production.

Airbus A318

Airline:  British Airways Airbus A318
140+ Passengers
2 CFM-56 engines
560 mph cruise

The Airbus A318 is the one of the smallest of the A320-type series.

Airbus A319  

Airline:  Airbus A319 of Air Canada in retro-livery of TCA
140+ Passengers
2 CFM-56 engines
560 mph cruise

Similar to the A318 in size.

Airbus A330-200

Airline:  The first A330 was the series 200
350+ Passengers
2 CF6-80 engines
575 mph cruise

The A330 competes with the Boeing 767 for the long-haul airline business. Introduced in the early 1990s.

Airbus A340-300 

Airline:  The prototype early model A340 at Toulouse, France
295 Passengers
4 CFM56 engines
575 mph cruise

The Airbus A340 is the highly successful competition to the Boeing 747-400.