Air New Zealand has responded to the post regarding Boeing 777-300ER service date changes, appeared on 04AUG10. Click here for the response.
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.
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:
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.
Korean Air in August 2010 is operating extra flights on Seoul Incheon – Tokyo Narita route. Schedule below:
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.
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.
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:
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.
Air Asia X from 01NOV10 launches Daily Kuala Lumpur – Seoul Incheon service. Operating aircraft is Airbus A330, but may switch to Airbus A340.
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:
From 12AUG10 to 27AUG10, Mandarin Airlines is increasing Taichung – Hong Kong service from 21 to 24 weekly.
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:
Vladivostok Air has added 3rd weekly frequency on Khabarovsk – Harbin service. 3rd weekly flight, operating on Saturdays, runs until 04SEP10.