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23
Jul

Route Profile: ANA Boeing 747 Domestic Japan Operations 1981 – 2012

This edition of Route Profile gives the overview of ANA’s Boeing 747 Domestic Japan Operations between 1981 and 2012. The airline’s first Boeing 747 service was in January 1979.
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23
Jul

Route Profile: Taipei – Kaohsiung Air Service in 1997

As Mandarin Airlines is ending operation on Taipei Sung Shan – Kaohsiung service (see related post) in September 2012, this marks the end of air traffic service between Taiwan’s capital and second largest city.

This edition of Route Profile provides a quick look of operational schedules of this route in June 1997, which saw 89 daily flights on weekdays, 98 on weekends.
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17
Jul

Route Profile: Foreign Carriers at Yangon 1981 – 2012

This edition of “Route Profile” examines foreign carriers’ operation at Yangon between 1981 and 2012.
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25
Jun

Route Profile: AEROFLOT Summer 1992 International Operation

This edition of Route Profile examines AEROFLOT’s Europe and International Operations in Summer 1992 season.
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24
Jun

Route Profile: Transaero Operations in 1993

This edition of “Route Profile” examines Russian carrier Transaero’s initial scheduled operation in 1993. The airline originally started operation in 1991 with charter service, and became the first private carrier to offer scheduled flight in Jan/Feb 1993.
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22
Jun

Route Profile: ETIHAD Winter 2003 Operation

As ETIHAD is heading to its 9th year of operation in November 2012, this edition of Route Profile gives brief overview of the airline’s initial operations in winter 2003.
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20
Jun

Route Profile: American Airlines’ San Jose International Routes

This edition of Route Profile gives a quick overview of American Airlines’ International Operation out of San Jose (California).
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18
Jun

Route Profile: America West Boeing 747 Routes

America West Airlines between November 1989 and April 1992 offered Boeing 747 service, which seats 381 in 3-class configuration.

The following is past America West’s Boeing 747 operation.
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7
May

Route Profile: ANA’s 25 Years in China & Hong Kong

Star Alliance member All Nippon Airways (ANA) in 2012 celebrates 25th anniversary of operation to China and Hong Kong. Below is a quick look of historic ANA operation to China and Hong Kong since 1987.
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30
Apr

Route Profile: 40 Years of Korean Air Trans-Pacific Flights

Korean Air on 19APR12 celebrated its 40th anniversary of Trans-Pacific Service, as well as Los Angeles and Honolulu.

This edition of “Route Profile” examines the airline’s Trans-Pacific operation in the past 40 years.
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20
Apr

Route Profile: China Eastern A340-300 Operation 1996 – 2012

Based on latest GDS timetable and inventory display as of 20APR12, Skyteam member China Eastern Airlines today (20APR12) operates FINAL SCHEDULED Airbus A340-300 service. The airline introduced A340-300 in 1996, replacing MD11 aircraft.

This edition of “Route Profile” gives a quick loo of past A340-300 operation with the airline.
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18
Apr

Route Trivia: Garuda Indonesia Auckland Operation 1988 – 2006

Garuda Indonesia on Monday (16APR12) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Auckland airport, paving the way for the airline’s return to Auckland as early as 2013. Garuda last operated service to Auckland in 2006.

The following is the brief historic operation of Garuda Indonesia’s operation to Auckland.
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17
Apr

Route Profile: China Eastern’s Beijing Long-Haul Routes

Skyteam member China Eastern Airlines on 12APR12 (Thursday) on its website revealed that it will be launching Beijing – Boston service from 01JUN12. If this materialized, this would mark the airline’s first long-haul (nonstop) route from Beijing since July 2004.

This edition of route profile briefly examines the airline’s long-haul operation from Beijing, including those operating via Shanghai.
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16
Apr

Route Profile: Chengdu’s International Route Operations

This edition’s route profile briefly examines the International operation at Chengdu, the hosting city of the 10th Routes Asia from 15APR12 to 17APR12. All information are correct as of 16APR12, from OAG Schedules iNet.
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6
Apr

Special Report: Singapore Airlines Boeing 747 Network 1981 – 2012

Singapore Airlines on 06APR12 is operating commemorative service for its Final Boeing 747 (-400) flight, Singapore – Hong Kong SQ747/748 service. This marks the end of an era of the airline’s jumbo jet, which was the main flagship fleet that shaped the airline to its influential dominance in the airline industry today.

The following is Singapore Airlines’ Boeing 747 Operational Network.
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4
Apr

SriLankan Airlines Cancels Switzerland and Italy from Sep 2012: Route Profile

Update at 0645GMT 04APR12

As per 04APR12 GDS inventory display, SriLankan Airlines is cancelling service to 3 destinations in Europe. 3 weekly Colombo – Zurich service will be cancelled from 29AUG12, while 3 weekly Colombo – Milan Malpensa – Rome – Colombo will be terminated from 09SEP12.

Reservation for these flights are closed. Existing schedule as well as historic operation of the airline’s service to Italy and Switzerland as follows:
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3
Apr

Route Profile: American Airlines’ 25 Years in Switzerland

American Airlines on 01APR12 celebrated 25th anniversary for its Switzerland operation. This edition of Route Profile gives quick overview on AA’s operation in Switzerland since 1987.
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30
Mar

Special Report: Air China 767 Operation 1985 – 2012

Air China on 31MAR12 is operating FINAL Boeing 767 service, Shanghai Hongqiao – Beijing CA1502. This marks the end of the airline’s Boeing 767 operation since 1985. This edition of special report gives quick overview of Air China’s past Boeing 767-200ER/-300ER operational routes from 1985.
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27
Mar

Route Profile: Melbourne 747 Kangaroo Route / QANTAS 747 London Operation

The weekend of 24MAR12 marked the end of an era of Boeing 747 operation on the “Kangaroo Route” out of Melbourne. QANTAS operated last 747 service on Melbourne – Hong Kong – London Heathrow on 24MAR12 (MEL 23MAR12 departure) while Singapore Airlines operated last 747 service on Melbourne – Singapore on 25MAR12. This edition of “Route Profile” takes a look of the past Boeing 747 operation between Continental Europe and Australia, as well as QANTAS’ Boeing 747 London operation.
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26
Mar

Route Profile: Lufthansa’s Guangzhou Operation

Lufthansa on 24MAR12 (Saturday) operated last passenger service to/from Guangzhou. This edition of “Route Profile” offers a quick look of Lufthansa’s Guangzhou operation.
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