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27
Oct

EgyptAir codeshare flight number switch

EgyptAir has switched some of its codeshare flight numbers since 26OCT08. Over all, Star Alliance partners codeshare flight number range is now re-grouped under MS9000 – 9399 series (Lufthansa is unchanged at MS9000 – 9099 series). Non-Star Alliance partner moves to MS8000 – 8999 series.

Codeshare service by Saudi Arabian and Tunis Air is unchanged at MS9600 – 9999 range

The flight numbers in ( ) represents the old codesharing flight numbers

EgyptAir – Austrian

ROUTE MS Codeshare OS Operating
Cairo – Vienna MS9201 (9864) OS864
Vienna – Cairo MS9200 (9863) OS863
Vienna – Copenhagen MS9202 (9865) OS307
Copenhagen – Vienna MS9203 (9866) OS308
Vienna – Oslo MS9206 (9869) OS331
Oslo – Vienna MS9207 (9870) OS332
Vienna – Stockholm MS9204 (9867) OS317
Stockholm – Vienna MS9205 (9868) OS318

EgpyAir – bmi
Freesale codesharing

ROUTE MS Codeshare BD Operating
Cairo – London MS9230 (9846) BD772
London – Cairo MS9231 (9847) BD771

EgyptAir – Gulf Air

ROUTE MS Codeshare GF Operating
Cairo – Bahrain MS8062 (9780)
MS8060 (9770)
GF080
GF070
Bahrain – Cairo MS8063 (9779)
MS8061 (9777)
GF079
GF077

EgyptAir – Korean Air
Blocked-space codeshare (Y50)

ROUTE MS Codeshare KE Operating
Cairo – Seoul MS8161 (9731) KE954
Seoul – Cairo MS8160 (9730) KE953

EgyptAir – Olympic Airlines
Blocked-space codeshare (Y30)

ROUTE MS Codeshare OA Operating
Alexandria – Athens MS8120 (9691) OA328
Athens – Alexandria MS8121 (9690) OA327

EgyptAir – Royal Air Maroc
Blocked-space codeshare (C4 Y20)

ROUTE MS Codeshare AT Operating
Cairo – Casablanca MS8100 (9651) AT271
Casablanca – Cairo MS8101 (9650) AT270

EgyptAir – Singapore Airlines
Blocked-space codeshare (Y255)

ROUTE MS Codeshare SQ Operating
Cairo – Singapore MS9250 (9821) SQ493
Singapore – Cairo MS9251 (9820) SQ492

EgyptAir – SWISS

ROUTE MS Codeshare LX Operating
Cairo – Zurich MS9270 (9837) LX237
Zurich – Cairo MS9271 (9836) LX236

EgyptAir – Turkish Airlines
Free sale codesharing

ROUTE MS Codeshare TK Operating
Istanbul – Cairo MS9292 (9844)
MS9290 (9842)
TK1144
TK1142
Cairo – Istanbul MS9291 (9843)
MS9293 (9845)
TK1143
TK1145

EgyptAir – Yemenia
Blocked-space codeshare (F3 Y20)

ROUTE MS Codeshare IY Operating
Cairo – Aden MS8040 (9603) IY603
Aden – Cairo MS8041 (9602) IY602
Cairo – Hodeidah MS8042 (9605) IY603
Hodeidah – Cairo MS8043 (9604) IY602
Cairo – Taiz MS8044 (9611) IY601
Taiz – Cairo MS8045 (9610) IY602
27
Oct

Ethiopian switch AirOne codeshare flight numbers

Ethiopian Airlines has switched its codeshare flight number range on flights operated by AirOne. The codeshare flight number range is now standardized to ET1000 series

ROUTE ET Codeshare AP Operating
Rome – Bari ET1018
ET1019
AP4110
AP4114
Bari – Rome ET1020 AP4117
Rome – Brindisi ET1021
ET1023
AP4404
AP4408
Brindisi – Rome ET1022 AP4405
Rome – Catania ET1006
ET1012
AP2844
AP2866
Catania – Rome ET1007 AP2845
Rome – Genoa ET1009
ET1013
AP2853
AP3102
Genoa – Rome ET1005 AP2838
Rome – Lamezia Terme ET1014
ET1016
AP3402
AP3406
Lamezia Terme – Rome ET1015 AP3405
Rome – Milan Malpensa ET1003 AP2702
Milan Malpensa – Rome ET1004 AP2707
Rome – Palermo ET1008
ET1011
AP2852
AP2856
Palermo – Rome ET1010 AP2855
Rome – Trieste ET1001
ET1002
AP2126
AP2130
Trieste – Rome ET1000 AP2125
Rome – Turin ET1024
ET1026
AP6346
AP6354
Turin – Rome ET1025 AP6353
Rome – Venice ET1027
ET1028
AP6362
AP6366
Venice – Rome ET1017 AP3406
27
Oct

Japan/USA bilateral talks this week

Japan and the United States will hold the regular meeting on the bilateral air services between the 2 countries this week.

The focus will be mainly on US carries’ access to Tokyo Haneda airport.

27
Oct

Ethiopian to codeshare on Lufthansa New York flight

Lufthansa has issued a notification today that as early as 01DEC08, Ethiopian Airlines is to codeshare on Lufthansa’s Frankfurt – New York JFK and Frankfurt – Newark route.

Docket Number 2008-0219-0004

27
Oct

EgyptAir Hajj charter to Jeddah

EgyptAir’s 2008/09 Hajj charter season kicks off on 22NOV08, till 24DEC08

On the Cairo – Jeddah routes, there will be a total of 175 flights

From Borg el Arab (Alexandria), there are extra 3 flights
MS4107 HBE0314 – 0630JED 330 30NOV08
MS4127 HBE0105 – 0420JED 330 01DEC08
MS4839 HBE0315 – 0630JED 330 15DEC08

MS4830 JED0700 – 0830HBE 340 14DEC08
MS4840 JED0730 – 0915HBE 330 15DEC08
MS4860 JED2230 – 0015+1HBE 330 16DEC08
MS4926 JED0030 – 0145HBE 330 25DEC08
MS4928 JED0210 – 0325HBE 340 25DEC08

From Sharm el Sheikh, service operates with A320/330
MS4767 SSH1750 – 2030JED 330 11DEC08
MS4795 SSH1840 – 2120JED 330 12DEC08

MS660 JED1115 – 1150SSH 320 06DEC08
MS658 JED2115 – 2150SSH 320 06DEC08
MS660 JED1115 – 1150SSH 320 07DEC08

From Luxor, service operates on 24NOV08 and 14DEC08 with A330
MS4025 LXR0145 – 0420JED 330 24NOV08
MS645 LXR0425 – 0700JED 340 24NOV08
MS645 LXR0430 – 0655JED 340 01DEC08
MS657 LXR1150 – 1425JED 340 01DEC08
MS4827 LXR0130 – 0400JED 330 14DEC08
MS673 LXR0045 – 0315JED 340 19DEC08

MS646 JED0755 – 0830LXR 340 01DEC08
MS4808 JED0730 – 0805LXR 735 13DEC08
MS660 JED1000 – 1035LXR 330 13DEC08
MS670 JED2255 – 2330LXR 330 13DEC08
MS4888 JED2140 – 2215LXR 340 18DEC08
MS670 JED2255 – 2330LXR 340 18DEC08
MS674 JED0415 – 0450LXR 330 25DEC08
MS666 JED0555 – 0630LXR 340 25DEC08

From Aswan, there are 2 flights operating
MS659 ASW0630 – 0900JED 321 26NOV08
MS4802 JED0410 – 0455ASW 321 13DEC08

MS4904 JED0530 – 0615ASW 735 21DEC08
MS646 JED0755 – 0840ASW 320 21DEC08

Extra services from Assiut are
MS4067 ATZ0805 – 1040JED 330 27NOV08

MS666 JED0600 – 0635ATZ 320 20DEC08
MS4900 JED0620 – 0655ATZ 320 20DEC08
MS4902 JED0710 – 0745ATZ 320 20DEC08
MS646 JED0755 – 0830ATZ 320 20DEC08
MS666 JED0600 – 0635ATZ 735 23DEC08
MS646 JED0755 – 0830ATZ 735 23DEC08
MS660 JED1000 – 1035ATZ 320 23DEC08

27
Oct

Emirates Hajj Charter to Jeddah 2008

Emirates starting 18NOV08 till 04DEC08 is operating a series of Hajj charter on Dubai – Jeddah route.

In total the airline is operating 32 extra flights, the breakdown for the planned aircraft operations are:
15 A330-200, 5 777-200, 12 777-300ER
5 772
12 77W

The existing 6 weekly flights is operated by Boeing 777-300 (4 weekly) and -300ER (2 weekly)

27
Oct

Ethiopian Hajj charter to Jeddah

Ethiopian Airlines is operating a series of Hajj charter to Jeddah starting 09NOV08 till 02DEC08.

In total there will be 26 flights operated by Boeing 757, 31 with Boeing 767 and 2 by Boeing 737. At its peak there will be an average of 4 Daily flights on the Addis Ababa – Jeddah service

27
Oct

Ethiopian begins Saudi Arabian codeshare

Ethiopian Airlines has launched codeshare agreement with Saudi Arabian Airlines on 26OCT08

The Ethiopian carrier is placing its “ET” code on Saudia’s weekly Jeddah – Addis Ababa service

ROUTE ET Codeshare SV Operating
Addis Ababa – Jeddah ET1500 SV420
Jeddah – Addis Ababa ET1501 SV423
27
Oct

Horizon Dash8-400 to Pendleton

Horizon Air starting today operates Dash8-Q400 aircraft to Pendleton OR.

However, with the decision of local government favoring bid for single-engine 9-seater aircraft service as alternatives, Horizon is ending Pendleton service altogether from 01DEC08.

27
Oct

AEROFLOT changes to Delhi in 08/09 Winter

AEROFLOT has tweaked the operational days of Boeing 767 aircraft and re-numbering the flight number pairs on the Moscow – Delhi route.

As of 27OCT08 Amadeus timetable display, Boeing 767 operates on:

26OCT08 – 30NOV08
SU533/534 Day 1 from SVO, Day 2 from DEL
SU535/536 Day 247 from SVO, Day 135 from DEL

01DEC08 – 24DEC08
SU535/536

25DEC08 – 15JAN09
SU533/534 Day 247

18JAN09 – 28MAR09
SU535/536

The flight number change will only goes into effect from 25DEC08 to 15JAN09 only.
SU535/536 on Day 247 will be re-numbered as SU533/534

27
Oct

AEROFLOT delay IL9 routes replacement to Russia Far-east

AEROFLOT’s Moscow Sheremetyevo – Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky route starting 21DEC08 will be operated by 767-300, replacing Il96.

Previous plan of the replacement was planned on 04DEC08.

Service to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk will also see a delay of the replacement from Il96 to 767-300. The new date is 14DEC08. Original date was 28NOV08

27
Oct

Uzbekistan Jeddah schedule for Winter 08/09

The following is Uzbekistan Airways’ Winter 2008/09 schedule on the Tashkent – Jeddah route. From 14DEC08 to 19DEC08, 2 of 3 inbound flights makes a stop in Namagan

HY311 TAS0320 – 0650JED 767 1 24NOV08 – 01DEC08 / 15DEC08 – 22DEC08
HY315 TAS1345 – 1715JED 757 4 20NOV08 – 27NOV08 / 11DEC08 – 18DEC08
HY313 TAS1600 – 1930JED 757 35 19NOV08 – 26NOV08 / 10DEC08 – 19DEC08

HY312 JED0850 – 1535TAS 767 1 24NOV08 – 01DEC08 / 15DEC08 – 22DEC08
HY316 JED1845 – 0130+1TAS 757 4 20NOV08 – 27NOV08 / 11DEC08 – 18DEC08
HY314 JED2130 – 0415+1TAS 757 35 19NOV08 – 26NOV08 / 10DEC08 – 19DEC08

Special charter flights for the Hajj season is the following

12DEC08
HY3651 TAS0440 – 0810JED 757
HY3653 TAS0840 – 1210JED 757
HY3655 TAS1450 – 1820JED 767

HY3652 JED1010 – 1655TAS 757
HY3654 JED1410 – 2055TAS 757
HY3656 JED2020 – 0305+1TAS 767

13DEC08
HY3657 TAS0440 – 0810JED 757
HY3659 TAS0850 – 1220JED 757
HY3661 TAS1440 – 1810JED 767

HY3658 JED1010 – 1655TAS 757
HY3660 JED1420 – 2105TAS 757
HY3662 JED2010 – 0255+1TAS 767

14DEC08
HY3663 TAS0440 – 0810JED 757
HY3665 TAS0840 – 1210JED 757
HY3667 TAS1450 – 1820JED 767

HY3664 JED1020 – 1720NMA1850 – 1950TAS 757
HY3666 JED1410 – 2110NMA2240 – 2340TAS 757
HY3668 JED2010 – 0255+1TAS 767

15DEC08
HY3669 TAS0440 – 0810JED 757
HY3671 TAS0840 – 1210JED 757
HY3673 TAS1450 – 1820JED 767

HY3670 JED1010 – 1710NMA1840 – 1940TAS 757
HY3672 JED1410 – 2110NMA2240 – 2340TAS 757
HY3674 JED2010 – 0255+1TAS 767

16DEC08
HY3675 TAS0440 – 0810JED 757
HY3677 TAS0840 – 1210JED 757
HY3679 TAS1450 – 1820JED 767

HY3676 JED1020 – 1720NMA1850 – 1950TAS 757
HY3678 JED1410 – 2110NMA2240 – 2340TAS 757
HY3680 JED2010 – 0255+1TAS 767

17DEC08
HY3681 TAS0440 – 0810JED 757
HY3683 TAS0840 – 1210JED 757
HY3685 TAS1450 – 1820JED 767

HY3682 JED1010 – 1710NMA1840 – 1940TAS 757
HY3684 JED1410 – 2110NMA2240 – 2340TAS 757
HY3686 JED2010 – 0255+1TAS 767

18DEC08
HY3687 TAS0440 – 0810JED 757
HY3689 TAS0840 – 1210JED 757
HY3691 TAS1450 – 1820JED 767

HY3688 JED1020 – 1720NMA1850 – 1950TAS 757
HY3690 JED1410 – 2110NMA2240 – 2340TAS 757
HY3692 JED2010 – 0255+1TAS 767

19DEC08
HY3693 TAS0440 – 0810JED 757
HY3695 TAS0840 – 1210JED 757
HY3697 TAS1450 – 1820JED 767

HY3694 JED1010 – 1710NMA1840 – 1940TAS 757
HY3696 JED1410 – 2055TAS 757
HY3698 JED2010 – 0255+1TAS 767

20DEC08
HY3699 TAS0440 – 0810JED 767
HY3700 JED1010 – 1655TAS 767

27
Oct

Icelandair suspends Glasgow

Icelandair is suspending the Reykjavik – Glasgow route from 01DEC08 to 28MAR09.

Currently this route is served twice a week.

27
Oct

AeroMexico/DELTA applies additional codesharing

DELTA and AeroMexico has issued application for additonal codesharing.

DELTA on AeroMexico:
Detroit – Monterrey – Mexico City
Seattle – San Jose del Cabo
Salt Lake City – Mexico City

AeroMexico on DELTA:
Salt Lake City – Mexico City

Docket 2008-0312-0001

27
Oct

AeroMexico applies 2 more US routes

AeroMexico has issued an application for 2 new routes, initially begins on 01DEC08.

Mexico City – Oakland Daily
Morelia – Chicago 3 weekly

All service to be operated by Boeing 737-700

Docket 2008-0313-0001

27
Oct

Gulf Air starts US Domestic codeshare

Gulf Air has launched codeshare expansion with American Airlines by placing its “GF” flight number on AA domestic service.

ROUTE GF Codeshare AA Operating
Chicago – San Diego GF6413
GF6416
AA1339
AA1605
San Diego – Chicago GF6414
GF6480*
GF6492
AA1438
AA580
AA692
Dallas – Houston GF6400
GF6401*
GF6410
GF6443
GF6467*
AA1300
AA1001
AA1110
AA843
AA1367
Houston – Dallas GF6417
GF6420
GF6458
AA1848
AA1220
AA658
Miami – Orlando GF6418
GF6445
AA1758
AA1745
Orlando – Miami GF6411
GF6415
GF6432*
GF6499
AA2659
AA1315
AA1930
AA1299
Miami – Tampa GF6409
GF6419
GF6421
AA1509
AA719
AA1021
Tampa – Miami GF6430
GF6434
GF6447*
GF6485
GF6487
AA1530
AA734
AA2147
AA685
AA985
New York JFK – Washington Reagan GF6455
GF6461
GF6464
GF6465
GF6479
AA4755
AA4761
AA4764
AA4765
AA4679
Washington Reagan – New York JFK GF6442
GF6450
GF6454
GF6476
AA4748
AA4750
AA4754
AA4776
27
Oct

Gulf Air to expand US Domestic codeshare

American Airlines has issued a notice that it’ll begin codesharing with Gulf Air on additional domestic US routes in less than 30 days.

The new codeshare cities in the US for Gulf Air are:
Albuquerque
Buffalo
Charlotte
Cincinnati
Cleveland
El Paso
Ft. Lauderdale
Nashville
Omaha
Pittsburgh
Sacramento
Santa Ana/Orange County
Syracuse
Tulsa

Docket Number 2008-0195-0004

27
Oct

Dragonair 330 to Fukuoka

Dragonair on the following dates plans to operate A330 aircraft on the Hong Kong – Fukuoka route.

21DEC08
02JAN09

Data as of 27OCT08, and is subject to change

27
Oct

L’Avion new codeshare on BA OpenSkies

L’Avion has placed its “A0” code on BA OpenSkies’ Amsterdam – New York JFK route since 26OCT08

ROUTE A0 Codeshare EC/BA Operating
Amsterdam – New York JFK A0201 EC021/BA7021
New York JFK – Amsterdam A0202 EC022/BA7022
Paris Orly – New York JFK A0101 EC001/BA7001
New York JFK – Paris Orly A0102 EC002/BA7002
27
Oct

OpenSkies Amsterdam – NY cancellations

OpenSkies is cancelling Amsterdam – New York JFK on the following date between Nov 2008 and Jan 2009.

November 2008
05, 12, 18, 28

December 2008
03, 09, 15, 18, 24, 25, 26, 30

January 2009
01, 06

There are no flights operating on Saturdays in general.

Note the cancellation dates are for AMSTERDAM departure only. New York departure is one-day earlier