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30
Sep

ETIHAD plans rescheduling on Jo’Burg flight in 09

As per Amadeus timetable display, ETIHAD is rescheduling its Abu Dhabi – Johannesburg flight from 29MAR09

26OCT08 – 28MAR09
EY600 AUH0235 – 0900JNB 332 246
EY602 AUH1255 – 1920JNB 332 x246

EY603 JNB1020 – 2035AUH 332 246
EY601 JNB2035 – 0650+1AUH 332 x246

Eff 29MAR09
EY602 AUH2215 – 0450+1JNB 332 D
EY601 JNB1355 – 0015+1AUH 332 D

30
Sep

Vietnam ups Intra-Indo-China capacity

Starting 26OCT08, Vietnam Airlines is increasing the capacity on selected intra-Indo-China routes.

VN840/841, is to be operated by 161-seater A320 instead of 60-seater category ATR72/Fokker 100

till 25OCT08
VN840 SGN1135 = 1225PNH1350 – 1510VTE1600 – 1700HAN F70 D
VN841 HAN0845 – 0950VTE1035 – 1205PNH1400 = 1450SGN F70 D

= represents this sector operated by ATR72

eff 26OCT08
VN840 SGN1415 – 1455PNH1550 – 1720VTE1810 – 1910HAN 320 D
VN841 HAN0820 – 0925VTE1010 – 1150PNH1240 – 1325SGN 320 D

30
Sep

Vietnam Airlines increase Singapore route

As of 30SEP08 Amadeus schedule display, Vietnam Airlines is showing 10 weekly flights on the Ho Chi Minh – Singapore route from 16JAN09, increasing from Daily flight.

VN741 SGN1035 – 1325SIN 321 D
VN743 SGN1630 – 1920SIN 321 257

VN740 SIN1430 – 1530SGN 321 D
VN742 SIN2020 – 2120SGN 321 257

30
Sep

Vietnam 777 on Ho Chi Minh – Seoul

As of 30SEP08 Amadeus schedule display, Vietnam Airlines’ Ho Chi Minh – Seoul route from 02JAN09 will see Boeing 777 operating the service, replacing Airbus 330-200

30
Sep

Vietnam 330 to Osaka

As of Amadeus timetable display and FLIFO on 30SEP08, Vietnam Airlines appears to be operating Ho Chi Minh – Osaka route with A330, instead of Boeing 777-200, effective 03JAN09.

The A330-200 seat plan is C19Y195

30
Sep

Eastern Airways new Aberdeen – Oslo route

UK-based Eastern Airways is starting 6 weekly Aberdeen – Oslo route from 12JAN09 with Saab2000.

T34613 ABZ1020 – 1305OSL S20 x67
T34613 ABZ1220 – 1505OSL S20 7

T34614 OSL1345 – 1430ABZ S20 x67
T34614 OSL1535 – 1620ABZ S20 7

30
Sep

Last Cathay regular 747 flight to Vancouver and NY

Cathay Pacific on 30SEP08 operates the last Boeing 747-400 flight on the Hong Kong – Vancouver – New York on a regular basis.

Starting 01OCT08, Hong Kong – Vancouver is operated with Daily 777-300ER and Daily A340-300. Hong Kong – New York (including Vancouver stop) will be operated by Boeing 777-300ER only.

However, 747-400 may still be operating when required.

The Hong Kong-based carrier inaugurated the Vancouver route with Boeing 747-200 in 1983 and to New York with 747-400 (via Vancouver) in 1996.

30
Sep

TAP Portugal New York aircraft rotation

As of 30SEP08 Amadeus Schedule display, TAP Portugal’s planned Newark aircraft operation as follows.

From Lisbon
Daily A340-300

A330-200 operating on selected dates. Previous plan was a regular mix of A340-300 and A330-200

From Porto
2 weekly A330-200

30
Sep

S7-Azerbaijan codeshare from Oct 08

Starting 26OCT08, S7 Airlines will begin codesharing with Azerbaijan Airlines on the Moscow – Baku route

Route S7 Codeshare J2 Operating
Moscow Domodedovo – Baku S74853 J2853
Baku – Moscow Domodedovo S74852 J2852

Route J2 Codeshare S7 Operating
Moscow Domodedovo – Baku J23355 S73355
Baku – Moscow Domodedovo J23356 S73356
30
Sep

New Dalavia-AEROFLOT codeshare

Dalavia has placed its “H8” code on AEROFLOT’s new Moscow – Khabarovsk flight

Route H8 Codeshare SU Operating
Khabarovsk – Moscow Sheremetyevo H8664 SU894
Moscow Sheremetyevo – Khabarovsk H8663 SU893

Dalavia’s codeshare agreement with AEROFLOT is under blocked-space sale, which it can sell C6Y60 on AEROFLOT service

30
Sep

Vladivostok Air to Sharjah

On Amadeus Timetable display, Vladivostok Air is displaying 2 weekly Ekaterinburg – Sharjah route with A320.

XF1779 SVX0730 – 1150SHJ 320 14
XF1780 SHJ1300 – 1915SVX 320 14

It is unknown whether this is operated by Vladivostok Air on its own or a service with Ural Airlines

30
Sep

AA drops Chicago – Portland OR

American Airlines once again is cancelling service on the Chicago – Portland OR route.

Last flight operates on 01NOV08, and planned to be resumed on 07APR09 with 1 Daily flight.

30
Sep

SilkAir joins SIA on Singapore – KL flight

Singapore Airlines today announced its sister company SilkAir, will begin operating service on the Singapore – Kuala Lumpur route starting 26OCT08.

Initially SilkAir/MI will operate 2 Daily flights while SIA operates 5. By 01DEC08, SilkAir will operate 4 Daily flights while SIA will operate 4 flights. Selected SilkAir flights will replace SIA existing service.

26OCT08 – 30NOV08
MI332 SIN0710 – 0805KUL
SQ106 SIN0835 – 0930KUL
SQ108 SIN1015 – 1110KUL
SQ112 SIN1245 – 1340KUL
SQ116 SIN1700 – 1755KUL
SQ118 SIN1845 – 1940KUL
MI340 SIN2000 – 2055KUL

MI331 KUL0840 – 0935SIN
SQ107 KUL1025 – 1120SIN
SQ109 KUL1215 – 1310SIN
SQ113 KUL1430 – 1525SIN
SQ117 KUL1850 – 1945SIN
SQ119 KUL2030 – 2125SIN
MI339 KUL2145 – 2240SIN

MI332/331 is replacing SQ102/101

Effective 01DEC08
MI332 SIN0710 – 0805KUL
SQ106 SIN0835 – 0930KUL
SQ108 SIN1015 – 1110KUL
MI336 SIN1245 – 1340KUL
MI338 SIN1615 – 1710KUL
SQ116 SIN1700 – 1755KUL
SQ118 SIN1845 – 1940KUL
MI340 SIN2000 – 2055KUL

MI331 KUL0840 – 0935SIN
SQ107 KUL1025 – 1120SIN
SQ109 KUL1215 – 1310SIN
MI335 KUL1430 – 1525SIN
MI337 KUL1805 – 1900SIN
SQ117 KUL1850 – 1945SIN
SQ119 KUL2030 – 2125SIN
MI339 KUL2145 – 2240SIN

MI336/335 will replace SQ112/113

30
Sep

LAN adds extra Punta Cana/Miami flight

From 18JAN09 to 22FEB09, LAN is operating 2nd weekly Santiago de Chile – Punta Cana – Miami flight

LA594 SCL0935 – 1645PUJ1735 – 1915MIA 763 7
LA595 MIA2045 – 0010+1PUJ0100+1 – 0935+1SCL 763 1

30
Sep

airBaltic suspends Liepaja flight in Winter

airBaltic last week announced service out of Liepaja will not be operating for the winter season.

Liepaja – Riga ends on 01OCT08
Liepaja – Copenhagen ends on 18OCT08
Liepaja – Hamburg ends on 18OCT08

Service resumes 29MAR09.

30
Sep

airBaltic Winter flight to Egypt

airBaltic is offering seasonal winter service from Riga to Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada once again.

There will be 2 weekly flights to Sharm el Sheikh
BT761 RIX0815 – 1305SSH 733 37
BT762 SSH1355 -1900RIX 733 37

Flight operates from 05NOV08 to 25MAR09

Flights to Hurghada, 3 times a week, will see Boeing 757 operating on some flights

BT751 RIX0815 – 1310HRG 752 26
BT751 RIX0815 – 1310HRG 733 4 till 31DEC08

BT752 HRG1400 – 1915RIX 752 26
BT752 HRG1400 – 1915RIX 733 4 till 31DEC08

Boeing 757 is operating all service starting 13DEC08

30
Sep

Bellview to launch Jeddah service

West African carrier Bellview Airlines is to start new route to Jeddah

On 02OCT08, 30OCT08 and 06NOV08, the routing is Lagos – Abuja – Jeddah – Lagos

B3290 LOS2245 – 2345ABV0115+1 – 0830+1JED 767 4
B3291 JED1000 – 1400LOS 767 5

Starting 09NOV08, it’ll be operating nonstop Lagos – Jeddah daily

B3290 LOS0030 – 0830JED 767 D
B3291 JED1000 – 1400LOS 767 D

The 767 configures in J18S182

29
Sep

Virgin Nigeria E190 to Dakar

As per 29SEP08 Amadeus Timetable Display, Virgin Nigeria is displaying its new Embraer E190 to operate the Lagos – Dakar VK841/840 flight , eff 12OCT08

29
Sep

CUBANA/LACSA to start codeshare

CUBANA will from 10OCT08 will place its “CU” code on LACSA’s San Jose Costa Rica – Havana flight

Route CU Codeshare LR Operating
San Jose – Havana CU6217 LR654
Havana – San Jose CU6216 LR655
29
Sep

Tiger Airways increase KL – Singapore to 5 Daily

Tiger Airways from 01DEC08 is increasing Singapore – Kuala Lumpur service from 2 to 5 Daily.

TR452 SIN0610 – 0705KUL
TR454 SIN1310 – 1405KUL
TR456 SIN1430 – 1525KUL
TR458 SIN1710 – 1805KUL
TR462 SIN2050 – 2145KUL

TR453 KUL0740 – 0835SIN
TR455 KUL1435 – 1535SIN
TR457 KUL1555 – 1645SIN
TR459 KUL1835 – 1940SIN
TR463 KUL2215 – 2310SIN