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Aug

Belavia launch Batumi service from Sep 2010

Belavia from 15SEP10 launches 2 weekly Minsk – Batumi (Georgia) service with Boeing 737-500. Schedule as follows:

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4
Aug

Addendum to Air New Zealand 777-300ER Operation Changes

Air New Zealand has responded to the post regarding Boeing 777-300ER service date changes, appeared on 04AUG10. Click here for the response.

4
Aug

MEXICANA Suspending Reservations as of 04AUG10 1800LT; Operation Continues

Original post filed 04AUG10 1713PDT/05AUG10 0013GMT; Edited 2219PDT/0519GMT

According to report from Reuters filed (updated) 04AUG10 1750PDT, MEXICANA has stopped accepting reservations for all Mainline flights from 1800hrs Local time on Wednesday 04AUG10, the airline is still operating normally, however.

In the GDS display currently (latest update as of 05AUG10 0519GMT), ALL MEXICANA International flights are no longer accepting reservations as they’re Zero’d out or removed from system.

At this point, only Domestic Routes operated by MEXICANA Mainline are still available, as well as ClickMexicana and MexicanaLink, which are separate, independent companies.

4
Aug

Air India increase Paris capacity in W10

As per 04AUG10 GDS timetable display, Air India from 31OCT10 is increasing capacity on its 3 weekly Delhi – Paris CDG service.

Boeing 777-300ER is to operate this service, replacing -200LR.

Operating schedule sees minor variation as a result of the aircraft change. Schedule effective 31OCT10 below:
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4
Aug

KLM Atlanta aircraft adjustment for Nov 2010

As per 04AUG10 GDS timetable display, KLM in November 2010 is adjusting planned aircraft operation on Amsterdam – Atlanta route.

Changes as follows:
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4
Aug

Vietnam Airlines reduce Hanoi – Taipei capacity

As per 04AUG10 GDS timetable display, Vietnam Airlines has slightly reduced capacity offering on Hanoi – Taipei route.

Extra 4 weekly flight, VN922/923, introduced since 01MAY10, has switched to Airbus A320 from A321. The aircraft change went into effect since late-July 2010.

4
Aug

Korean Air extra Seoul Incheon – Tokyo Narita flights in Aug 2010

Korean Air in August 2010 is operating extra flights on Seoul Incheon – Tokyo Narita route. Schedule below:
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4
Aug

JAL expands Vietnam Airlines from Oct 2010

JAL from 01OCT10 once again expands codeshare service with Vietnam Airlines, which its “JL” code appears on VN’s Nagoya – Ho Chi Minh (round trip) and Tokyo Narita – Hanoi (one-way) service.

Codeshare flight numbers below:

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4
Aug

Singapore Airlines continues 777 operation to Bangkok in W10

As per 04AUG10 GDS inventory display, Singapore Airlines has removed its plan to operate Airbus A330-300 aircraft on Singapore – Bangkok route, due to be effective 31OCT10.

Boeing 777-200 aircraft continues to operate the 4 daily flights.

4
Aug

Air Canada W10 Tokyo Narita changes

As per 04AUG10 GDS timetable display, Air Canada has adjusted planned Tokyo Narita operation in 2010/11 Winter season.

Details below:
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4
Aug

Emirates 777-200ER to Angola in W10

From 31OCT10, Emirates is to operate Boeing 777-200ER aircraft on 3 weekly Dubai – Luanda service, replacing A330-200.

The 777-200ER operates in 3-class configuration, as per 04AUG10 GDS timetable display.

4
Aug

Air New Zealand delays 777-300ER service till Jan 11 & SkyCouch Introduction

UPDATE: Air New Zealand has provided additional information in the message section of this post.

As per 04AUG10 GDS timetable and availability display, Air New Zealand has postponed planned Boeing 777-300ER service entry by 1 month.

Original service entry date was 12DEC10 on Auckland – Los Angeles NZ006/005.

New inauguration date is now planned for 10JAN11, Auckland – Brisbane NZ135/136 service.  Also, planned introduction for Economy Class SkyCouch service is now postponed indefinitely. In GDS seat map display, Air New Zealand 777-300ER aircraft is now showing SkyCouch rows (Row 37-48 ABC/HJK) as “High Value” seats.

Updated Boeing 777-300ER routes, including newly loaded service to Australia, as follows:
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4
Aug

Gulf Air E190 to Yemen in W10

As per 04AUG10 GDS timetable display, Gulf Air from 31OCT10 is introducing Embraer E190 aircraft on service to Yemen. 4 weekly Bahrain – Sana’a – Aden – Bahrain will switch to E190, replacing Airbus A319.

4
Aug

Air Asia X launch Kuala Lumpur – Seoul from Nov 2010

Air Asia X from 01NOV10 launches Daily Kuala Lumpur – Seoul Incheon service. Operating aircraft is Airbus A330, but may switch to Airbus A340.

Schedule below:
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4
Aug

Air Canada Vancouver – Hong Kong W10 changes

As per 04AUG10 GDS timetable display, Air Canada from 31OCT10 is adjusting Vancouver – Hong Kong schedule. Current red-eye departure from Vancouver will move to noon hours. Also, there’s also flight number changes, and operates at reduced frequency from 31OCT10 to 15DEC10.

The flight will also originates from Toronto. Details below:
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4
Aug

Mandarin Airlines extra Taichung – Hong Kong flight in Aug 2010

From 12AUG10 to 27AUG10, Mandarin Airlines is increasing Taichung – Hong Kong service from 21 to 24 weekly.

Schedule below:
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4
Aug

Singapore Airlines Dubai / Istanbul changes from Nov 2010

As per 04AUG10 GDS inventory display, Singapore Airlines has adjusted planned service changes to Dubai and Istanbul, effective 22NOV10.

From 22NOV10, Singapore – Dubai – Istanbul becomes Singapore – Istanbul NONSTOP service, operating 4 times a week with 3-class 777-200 (reduce to 3 weekly from 01FEB11)

Singapore – Dubai service will be reduced from 14 weekly to 11 weekly. Schedules below:
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4
Aug

EGYPTAIR launch Juba service

EGYPTAIR from 06AUG10 is starting 2 weekly service to Juba in Sudan, its 2nd destination to the country. Service operates as Cairo – Khartoum – Juba with Boeing 737-500.

Schedule below:
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4
Aug

Zest Air expands South Korea service

Philippines’ Zest Air has launched new service on Cebu – Seoul Incheon route, operating 4 times a week. From 17SEP10, the airline plans to start 2 weekly Kalibo – Busan service.

Schedule, taken from the airlines’ PDF timetable, as follows:
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4
Aug

Vladivostok Air adds 3rd weekly Khabarovsk – Harbin service

Vladivostok Air has added 3rd weekly frequency on Khabarovsk – Harbin service. 3rd weekly flight, operating on Saturdays, runs until 04SEP10.

Schedule below:
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