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Oct

Air India 319 Mumbai – Singapore

Air India from 26OCT08 is operating Airbus A319 aircraft on the Mumbai – Singapore route, replacing a mix of 310/330.

23
Oct

airTransat nonstop Vancouver – Paris in Summer 09

airTransat is offering weekly nonstop Vancouver – Paris route in the summer 2009 season.

Service operates from 21JUN09 to 20SEP09

TS708 YVR2350 – 1825+1CDG 330 7
TS409 CDG1750 – 1905YVR 330 5

23
Oct

airTransat to Venice

airTransat from 08MAY09 to 16OCT09 is offering a weekly Toronto – Montreal – Venice – Toronto route

TS928 YYZ1815 – 1930YUL2040 – 1045+1VCE 310 5
TS929 VCE1230 – 1545YYZ 310 6

23
Oct

JAL 747/777 mix to Shanghai Hongqiao & Hong Kong

JAL in the Winter 08/09 season is operating a mix of Boeing 747-400 and 777 on the Tokyo Haneda – Shanghai Hongqiao route, as well as Tokyo Haneda – Hong Kong

The 777 operates on weekdays and the 744 operates on weekends

23
Oct

Insel Air to Miami from 21NOV08

Insel Air International is starting 4 weekly Curacao – Miami route from 21NOV08

7I903 CUR1030 – 1220MIA M83 x236
7I904 MIA1400 – 1800CUR M83 x236

23
Oct

QATAR/UNITED codeshare changes/additions

Starting 26OCT08, UNITED is placing its “UA” code on QATAR’s Doha – New York JFK route

ROUTE UA Codeshare QR Operating
Doha – New York JFK UA4749 QR083
New York JFK – Doha UA4748 QR084

QATAR is also placing its “QR” code on UNITED’s NEw York JFK – Los Angeles route

ROUTE QR Codeshare UA Operating
New York JFK – Los Angeles QR5767 UA839
23
Oct

QANTAS/Air Pacific new codeshare from Gold Coast

QANTAS will be codesharing on Air Pacific’s new Nadi – Gold Coast service. The flight begins 01DEC08

ROUTE QF Codeshare FJ Operating
Gold Coast – Nadi QF393 FJ926
Nadi – Gold Coast QF394 FJ927
23
Oct

TAAG Angola re-times Beijing schedule

As per 23OCT08 Amadeus timetable update, TAAG Angola’s Luanda – Beijing service is being rescheduled, in particular on the outbound flight

The service begins 29OCT08.

DT690 LAD0600 – 0300+1PEK 777 6
DT690 LAD1630 – 1400+1PEK 777 3

DT691 PEK0600 – 1330LAD 777 47

23
Oct

Air China 747 service to London till 31OCT08

Air China’s Beijing – London service will see Boeing 747-400COMBI aircraft operating until 31OCT08 instead of 25OCT08.

Service to be replaced by A330 from 01NOV08

23
Oct

Turkish long-haul aircraft swap

Turkish Airlines as of 23OCT08 Amadeus timetable update has revised some long-haul aircraft operations.

Istanbul – Beijing – Shanghai
6 weekly A340-300 and 1 weekly A330

Istanbul – New York
Service now operates 6 weekly A340 (Day x3) and 1 weekly 330 (Day 3)

Istanbul – Seoul
Day 27 with 330 and Day 5 with 343 (Istanbul departure)

Istanbul – Singapore
A330, except:

30NOV08 – 20DEC08: Day 7 A340 (Istanbul departure)
21DEC08 – 18JAN09: Day 457 A340 (Istanbul departure)

23
Oct

China Eastern aircraft swap to Kuala Lumpur

China Eastern’s Shanghai – Kuala Lumpur daily service is to be operated by A320 from 26OCT08 instead of A319

23
Oct

China Southern extends Kashi – Islamabad cancellation

China Southern’s Urumqi – Kashi – Islamabad service will not be resuming in the 08/09 Winter season, as of 23OCT08 Amadeus timetable update

23
Oct

Correction: China Southern Harbin – Vladivostok

A correction to 21OCT08 posting of China Southern Airlines resuming Harbin – Vladivostok route from 29OCT08

In fact the 2 weekly service is being maintained in the Winter 08/09 season, not resumption, contrary to media reports

23
Oct

China Southern revised Japan/Korea operation

As of 23OCT08 Amadeus timetable update, China Southern’s up-to-date planned Japan/Korea operation is the following

Guangzhou – Tokyo Daily 777
Guangzhou – Osaka Daily 777
Guangzhou – Shanghai – Nagoya 7 319
Guangzhou – Fukuoka 2 weekly 319 (was planning Daily)
Guangzhou – Shanghai – Kitakyushu Service not resuming
Guangzhou – Seoul Daily 321. Extra 3 weekly A319 service now begins from 02DEC08

Beijing – Seoul Daily 321 (planned 2 Daily flights shelved)

Shanghai – Seoul 2 Daily 737-800 (was planning 1 Daily 332 and 1 Daily 321)

Dalian – Hiroshima 4 weekly 319
Dalian – Toyama 3 weekly 319 (planned 4th weekly not operating)
Dalian – Nagoya Daily 319 (was planning mix of 321/319)
Dalian – Osaka
5 weekly 321/319 (was planning 3 weekly 321)
Dalian – Tokyo 4 weekly AB6
Dalian – Fukuoka 6 weekly 319
Dalian – Sapporo 2 weekly 319
Dalian – Seoul
2 Daily AB6/321
Dalian – Busan 2 weekly A319 charter service maintained in Winter 08/09

Changchun – Sendai 2 weekly 319
Changchun – Tokyo 1 weekly 319 (was planning A321)
Changchun – Nagoya 2 weekly 319
Changchun – Seoul Daily 321

Shenyang – Osaka 6 weekly M90, increase to Daily from 28NOV08 (was planning 321/319)
Shenyang – Nagoya 2 weekly M90 (was planning A319)
Shenyang – Tokyo 3 weekly 321
Shenyang – Fukuoka 2 weekly M90 (was planning 3 weekly A319)
Shenyang – Seoul 2 Daily 321/M90 (was AB6/319)
Shenyang – Busan 2 weekly M90 (was planning 3 weekly A319)
Shenyang – Daegu 2 weekly M90 (replacement by A319 shelved)
Shenyang – Cheongju 1 weekly 319, eff 12NOV08 (was planning 2 weekly)
Shenyang – Jeju Suspended

Harbin – Niigata 4 weekly 320
Harbin – Osaka 2 weekly M90
Harbin – Seoul 5 weekly A320 + 2 weekly M90

23
Oct

China Southern 3 weekly to LA in Winter 08/09

China Southern as of 23OCT08 Amadeus timetable update is displaying 3 weekly Guangzhou – Los Angeles service for the 2008/09 Winter season. Previously it was displaying seasonal increase to 4-5 weekly.

CZ327 CAN2100 – 1750LAX 772 257
CZ328 LAX2350 – 0650+2CAN 772 257

23
Oct

China Southern adds new Vietnam codeshare

China Southern from 26OCT08 is starting to codeshare on Vietnam Airlines’ Guangzhou – Hanoi route

ROUTE CZ Codeshare VN Operating
Hanoi – Guangzhou CZ4702 VN918
Guangzhou – Hanoi CZ4701 VN919

Also, the Guangzhou – Ho Chi Minh route codeshare flight number will be changed as well from 26OCT08

ROUTE Till 25OCT08 Eff 26OCT08
Ho Chi Minh – Guangzhou ( VN916 ) CZ762 CZ4704
Guangzhou – Ho Chi Minh ( VN917 ) CZ761 CZ4703
23
Oct

Additional China Southern SE Asia 08/09 Winter changes

China Southern Airlines as of 23OCT08 Amadeus timetable update has further tweaked the frequencies for South East Asian routes.

Guangzhou – Singapore
CZ353/354, planned Daily, now operates 3 weekly (Day 256), A320
CZ351/352 Daily, A321

Guangzhou – Ho Chi Minh
Planned extra 3 weekly (total 10) has been shelved

Guangzhou – Penang
4 weekly A319 service

Guangzhou – Phnom Penh
Planned 738 replacing 321 has been shelved

Guangzhou – Siem Reap
2 weekly service retained with A319

Guangzhou – Kathmandu
3 weekly 757 service retained for the Winter 08/09 season

23
Oct

BA boosts Dubai flight to 25 weekly

British Airways from 01JAN09 to 27MAR09 is increasing the London – Dubai flight from 21 to 25 weekly

BA107 LHR1235 – 2325DXB 744 D
BA127 LHR1750 – 0450+1DXB 777 x257
BA105 LHR2040 – 0755+1DXB 767 x247
BA105 LHR2040 – 0755+1DXB 777 247
BA109 LHR2135 – 0830+1DXB 777 D

BA106 DXB0235 – 0620LHR 744 D
BA126 DXB0745 – 1145LHR 777 247
BA108 DXB1000 – 1400LHR 777 D
BA126 DXB1035 – 1435LHR 777 5
BA104 DXB1105 – 1530LHR 767 x135
BA104 DXB1105 – 1530LHR 777 135

23
Oct

Siem Reap Airways A319 replace ATR

As per Amadeus timetable display on 23OCT08, Siem Reap Airways is receiving A319 (assuming transferred from Bangkok Airways) aircraft, replacing current ATR72 turboprop.

A319 is to enter service on 26OCT08.

23
Oct

Siem Reap Airways to Ho Chi Minh

Siem Reap Airways from 26OCT08 is starting Daily Siem Reap – Ho Chi Minh route with A319

FT982 REP1240 – 1335SGN 319 D
FT981 SGN1100 – 1155REP 319 D