As per 09AUG11 GDS inventory and timetable display, Emirates has revised planned aircraft changes for Dubai – Los Angeles service for August 2011, and service to Osaka, Singapore and Tokyo Narita for Winter 2011 season.
Notable changes sees Emirates increase Tokyo Narita flight to Daily in W11, as well as reduced capacity to Japan being restored. Service to Singapore sees revision of flight increase.
Starting 07SEP11, Singapore Airlines is adjusting Airbus A380 operation on Singapore – Sydney service. There are no changes to A380 operating flight out of Singapore, but Sydney departure will see operation changes.
For the 3rd (working day) in a row, Malaysia Airlines continues to re-shuffle planned operational changes for Northern Winter 2011/12 season to Australia.
Latest updates as of 09AUG11 as follows:
bmi in Winter 2011/12 season is reducing capacity on London Heathrow – Bergen and London Heathrow – Stavanger service, where both routes sees Embraer ERJ145 operating, replace Airbus A319 aircraft.
Change of aircraft that results in capacity reduction is in effect from 30OCT11
London Heathrow – Bergen
BD551 LHR1505 – 1810BGO ER4 D
BD552 BGO1955 – 2110LHR ER4 D
Airbus A319/320 operates on Day 4 or 5, pending on operational week
London Heathrow – Stavanger
BD537 LHR0830 – 1125SVG ER4 x67
BD537 LHR0855 – 1150SVG ER4 67
BD538 SVG1225 – 1320LHR ER4 7
BD538 SVG1310 – 1405LHR ER4 x7
Cyprus Airways in Winter 2011/12 season is temporary suspending service out of Paphos.
As per 09AUG11 GDS timetable and inventory display, Cyprus Airways in W11 is to operate Paphos – Amsterdam weekly service, but is canceled from 26NOV11 to 17FEB12. As a result, Larnaca – Amsterdam service during this period will operate 4 weekly nonstop flights instead of 3.
The airline is not operating Paphos – London and Paphos – Manchester service in Winter 2011 season.
Australia’s Brindabella Airlines from 15AUG11 is launching weekdays service on Brisbane – Armidale route, on board Jetstream J41 turboprop aircraft.
COPA Airlines Colombia starting 16DEC11 is offering new service to San Pedro Sula in Honduras, with Daily Bogota – Panama City – San Pedro Sula Embraer E190 flight.
Existing service on Bogota – Panama sector is unchanged with 6 Daily flights, as the new service to SAP is an extension from existing flight. On Panama – San Pedro Sula sector, the new flight is a nonstop service that complements existing COPA (Panama) daily 1-stop service.
Fly Micronesia (also known as Fly Guam) on 04AUG11 launched service to Koror (Palau) and from 20AUG11 will launch service to Taipei.
Initially, the airline operates Guam – Koror service, and will extend to Taipei after. With the new service launch, current 2 weekly Guam – Saipan – Hong Kong service will be canceled from 23AUG11. (Guam – Saipan sector is kept with different operational schedule)
Guam – Koror eff 04AUG11 (schedule eff 16AUG11)
5K010 GUM0910 – 1015ROR 734 15
5K011 ROR2045 – 2350GUM 734 15
Koror – Taipei eff 20AUG11
5K687 ROR1125 – 1405TPE 734 15
5K688 TPE1505 – 1945ROR 734 15
Mexico’s low-cost carrier vivaAerobus is continuing its service expansion to the US, with 3 new routes out of Monterrey to be launched in November 2011.
The airline on 07NOV11 is launching 3 weekly Monterrey – San Antonio, 2 weekly Monterrey – Miami from 11NOV11, and 1 weekly Monterrey – Orlando from 19NOV11.
Schedules as follows:
Cameroon’s Camair-Co has postponed planned Regional service within Africa. These service were due to launch in June 2011 but postponed till between mid-August 2011 and late-October 2011, including service to Bangui, Brazzaville, Cotonou, Dakar, Lagos and Libreville.
Planned schedule and launch date revision as follows:
As of 09AUG11, Sabre timetable listing is currently listing Air China to launch 4 weekly Shanghai Pu Dong – Chengdu – Mumbai service, starting 30OCT11 with Airbus A320 aircraft.
At time this post goes to press, only Sabre is showing such flight, and not available for reservation. Planned schedule:
Armavia on 06AUG11 has launched new weekly service, offering Yerevan – Bryansk service on board CRJ200 aircraft. Bryansk is located 379km/235mi southwest of Moscow.
As per 09AUG11 GDS inventory display, China Southern Airlines is boosting service to Australia and New Zealand in Northern Winter 2011 season.
The Skyteam member will add extra flights to Auckland, Brisbane and Melbourne. Also, New service to Perth is now open for reservation.
Details as follows. Note additional adjustment remains possible:
Frontier Airlines starting mid-Nov 2011 and mid-Jan 2012 is introducing 2 new seasonal routes each out of Denver and Des Moines.
From Denver, 6 weekly Denver – Little Rock service begins from 17NOV11, and 3 weekly Denver – Palm Springs on the same day.
Out of Des Moines, Des Moines – Orlando route begins from 14JAN12, followed by Des Moines – Tampa service the next day. Both routes operates once a week initially, but will increase to two from mi/late-Feb 2012.
Edit as of 11AUG11: Please refer to latest post on 11AUG11 for complete and revised update
As per 09AUG11 GDS inventory display, Korean Air continues to roll-out planned Winter 2011/12 operation changes. All service mentioned below are latest changes since yesterday’s (08AUG11) report.
As always additional changes remain possible: