As posted earlier, MEXICANA has announced it is resuming European service, based on 10AUG10 GDS timetable display, service resumption is in effect for this week only. Schedule and operation for the week of 16AUG10 and beyond is to be posted in the coming days.
Latest operational schedule to London Gatwick and Madrid, subject to change, are:
As per 10AUG10 GDS timetable display, JAL is retiring Boeing 747-400 and Airbus A300-600R fleet in the Winter 2010/11 season.
Per display, confirmed to-date for Final 747-400 Service on Domestic flights is on 30OCT10, JL538 Sapporo to Tokyo Haneda. Final 747-400 International flight is on 28FEB11, JO075 Honolulu to Tokyo Narita (arriving 01MAR11).
Also, a number of routes currently scheduled to be operated by Airbus A300-600R is listed below with their respective final operation date:
As per 10AUG10 GDS timetable and inventory display, EVA Air appears to be extending frequency reduction on Taipei – Brisbane route for entire Northern Winter 2010 season.
Per display, Day 7 departure from Taipei (Day 1 from BNE) remains closed for reservation for entire season. However, service on 05DEC10 and 12DEC10 from Taipei (both on Day 7), is open for reservation, suggesting the flight is operating on these dates.
As per 10AUG10 GDS timetable display, Air Canada is changing operation schedule on Toronto – San Diego route starting 31OCT10. Toronto departure shifts from evening to morning flight, while San Diego departure pushed back from early morning to noon hours.
As per 10AUG10 GDS timetable display, Air Canada is reducing planned Northern Winter 2010 frequencies on Toronto – Santiago de Chile – Buenos Aires service from Daily to 6 weekly. Monday departure from Toronto is canceled.
Despite the reduction on planned frequencies, overall the Star Alliance carrier is increasing the service from current 5 weekly (also in NW09). Planned aircraft change from Boeing 767-300ER to 777-300ER from 01DEC10, remains unchanged.
Effective 21NOV10, Cathay Pacific is increasing service to Brisbane and Cairns.
There will be 7th weekly Cairns service and 11th weekly to Brisbane, thanks to the addition 4th weekly Hong Kong – Brisbane – Cairns – Hong Kong routing (opposite direction currently operates 3 weekly).
2nd Update as of 0148PDT 10AUG10:
Cathay Pacific from 27NOV10 to 06MAR11 is to operate Boeing 747-400 aircraft on CX107/108 flight, as per 10AUG10 GDS timetable display, which adjusted in the afternoon hours Hong Kong time
Contrary to the Press Release issued by Cathay Pacific on 09AUG10 on its Winter 2010 capacity increase, the oneWorld carrier is REDUCING Hong Kong – Auckland service in Northern Winter 2010 Season from planned 14 to 12 weekly, effective 31OCT10. In terms of capacity, NW10 comparison to NW09 sees a reduction of roughly 12%
Details as per 10AUG10 GDS timetable display and comparison with 2009/10 Northern Winter schedule:
Please Refer to 10SEP10 post for latest info
The following is Iran Air’s planned 2010/11 International service, as per 10AUG10 GDS timetable display. Additional adjustments are expected.
Notable changes (including suspension of 2 destinations) and the complete list as follows:
As per GDS inventory display on 10AUG10, China Airlines from 19NOV10 to 01JAN11 is planning additional 2 weekly Taipei Taoyuan – Kuala Lumpur service. The extra 2 weekly flight is not available for reservation as of this moment.
As per 10AUG10 GDS inventory display, EVA Air from 31OCT10 is operating Airbus A330-200 aircraft once again on Taipei Taoyuan – Tokyo Narita BR2198/2197 service, replacing Boeing 777-300ER