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May

1955: UNITED’s Men-Only flight schdule

UNITED operated “Men only” executive service between 1953 and 1970, between Chicago and New York as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles.

The only women allowed were flight attendants. Flight operated by DC6/DC6B Mainliner for about 10500 segments with load factor sitting average of 80-90%.

Schedules in June 1955 is the following:

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May

nwa returns to Tokyo – Taipei market

nwa NORTHWEST AIRLINES will resume service on the Tokyo – Taipei route from 31AUG08 with Boeing 757-200.

NW095 NRT1915 – 2210TPE 757 D 31AUG08-
NW096 TPE0900 – 1325NRT 757 D 01SEP08-

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May

Ural Airlines to Sanya

Ural Airlines this summer is operating bi-weekly service on the Ekaterinburg – Irkutsk – Sanya route.

U63245 SVX2210 – 0500+1IKT0630+1 – 1110+1SYX TU5 2 (bi-weekly)
U63246 SYX1210 – 1840IKT2010 – 2115SVX TU5 3 (bi-weekly)

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May

Philippines 330 to Beijing during Olympics

Philippine Airlines on 07AUG08 and 10AUG08 will operate Airbus 330 aircraft on the Manila – Beijing route. This route is usually operated with Airbus 320.

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May

Extra Air New Zealand service to HK in N Winter 08

Air New Zealand is operating 2 extra weekly services on the Auckland – Hong Kong route from 06DEC08 to 01FEB09.

NZ081 AKL1155 – 1835HKG 772 67*
NZ039 AKL2355 – 0615+1HKG 744 D

NZ038 HKG1900 – 1045+1AKL 744 D
NZ082 HKG2240 – 1445+1AKL 772 67*

*Between 23JAN08 and 02FEB09, there will be Day 15 service operating as NZ1081/1082.

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May

Air Canada China shuffle for 2008/09 Winter

Air Canada’s planned Daily service on both Toronto – Beijing and Toronto – Shanghai for 2008/09 winter season has been revised.

Toronto – Beijing route from 25OCT08 to 31DEC08 operates 4 times a week with Boeing 777-300ER (Day 1357), and will increase to 5 weekly (Day 13567) there after.

Toronto – Shanghai route from 25OCT08 to 31DEC08 operates 3 times a week with Boeing 777-300ER (Day 246) and a 4th weekly service on Day 1 will be operating from 01JAN08. Further more, previous plan calls for Boeing 777-200LR operating this route.

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May

Air Canada converts Rome to Seasonal service

Air Canada’s planned year-round Toronto – Rome flight will be operational during Summer only, as per 01MAY08 schedule update.

Original plan calls for 3 weekly service on this route in 2008/09 winter season.

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May

Air Canada winter 2008/09 Shuffle to Tokyo

Air Canada has adjusted its operational plan to Tokyo as of 01MAY08, for the 2008/09 Winter season.

Toronto – Tokyo will be operated by Daily 777-200LR instead of -300ER
Vancouver – Tokyo will be operated by Daily 767-300ER instead of planned 777-300ER