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AeroMexico shelves 767 to JFK in Summer 09

As per 21JAN09 Amadeus timetable display, AeroMexico has pulled Boeing 767 aircraft on the Mexico City – New York JFK route.


PLUNA to Florianopolis till April 09

PLUNA currently schedules to operate Montevideo – Florianopolis route till 11APR09.

PU9980 MVD0615 – 0800FLN CR9 7 -22FEB09
PU9242 MVD0635 – 0830FLN CR9 5 -30JAN09
PU241 MVD1225 – 1410FLN CR9 6

PU9981 FLN0835 – 1020MVD CR9 7 -22FEB09
PU9243 FLN0905 – 1115MVD CR9 5 -30JAN09
PU242 FLN1450 – 1645MVD CR9 6

Note the time change for Brazil from 14FEB09.


SAS plans Tokyo – Bergen for 09 Summer

SAS once again is planning to operate one way Tokyo – Bergen route for the summer peak season.

As of 21JAN09 Amadeus timetable display, planned operation is the following:

SK984 NRT1140 – 1555BGO 343 04JUL09/11JUL09/08AUG09


JAL 2009 Summer Changes

The following are some of the planned changes for JAL 2009 Summer operation on international routes

All data as of 21JAN09 Amadeus timetable display. Full details and additional changes may still occur until the airline reveals FY2009/10 operational plan in 2-3 weeks

For the first time, JAL Express (JC) will begin operating international routes on behalf of JAL, namely:

  • Tokyo Narita – Hangzhou
  • Tokyo Narita – Nagoya
  • Osaka Kansai – Shanghai Pu Dong

Tokyo Narita – Bangkok
Overall frequency is 2 Daily. 3rd Daily, JL703/704 cancelled (from 18JAN09)

JL717/718 744
JL707/708 777

Tokyo Narita – Denpasar
Daily 767-300 replace 747-400 from 29MAR09

Tokyo Narita – Hangzhou

Daily 737-800 service to be operated by JAL Express (JC) crew, effective 08MAY09

Tokyo Narita – Paris
3 weekly JL415/416 operated in Summer 08, is not operating in 09 Summer.

1 Daily 777-300ER

Tokyo Narita – Singapore
Aircraft change on JL719/710
29MAR09 – 30SEP09
77W 01OCT09 –

Tokyo Narita – Taipei
Aircraft change on JL647/642
744 29MAR09 – 31JUL09
767 01AUG09 –

Osaka Kansai – Shanghai Pu Dong

  • JL629/620, 737-800 service to be operated by JAL Express (JC) instead of JAL from 08MAY09
  • JL627/628, 737-800 replace 767-300 from 29MAR09, by JAL
  • JL793/794 remains 767 operation

Nagoya – Guangzhou
737-800 replace 767-300 from 29MAR09

Nagoya – Tokyo Narita
The NEW JL056/055 737-800 flight, to be operated by JAL Express (JC) crew


S7 767 to Frankfurt in Feb 09

S7 Airlines as per 21JAN09 Amadeus timetable display is showing Boeing 767 aircraft operating Moscow Domodedovo – Frankfurt route on 21FEB09


THAI slash China flight in Summer

As per 21JAN09 Amadeus timetable display and THAI’s inventory, the Star Alliance carrier is slashing frequencies to China for the first time in Summer 2009

Bangkok – Shanghai
TG662/663 Daily service, is being cut to 4 weekly from 30MAR09. It currently operates under reduced frequency of 3 weekly. Overall frequency reduced from 14 to 11 weekly.

TG662 BKK0145 – 0700PVG 333 x357
TG664 BKK1100 – 1615PVG 744 D

TG663 PVG0815 – 1150BKK 333 x357
TG665 PVG1725 – 2100BKK 744 D

Bangkok – Beijing
TG674/675 Daily service, is being cut to 3 weekly from 30MAR09. Overall frequency reduced from 14 to 10 weekly.

TG674 BKK0050 – 0630PEK EQV 146
TG614 BKK1040 – 1620PEK EQV D

TG675 PEK0830 – 1240BKK EQV 146
TG615 PEK1735 – 2145BKK EQV D

TG674/675: 333 Day 14, AB6 Day 6
TG614/615: 744 Day 6, 346 Day x6

Bangkok – Chengdu
3 weekly service, compared to usual 5 in Summer 08.

A300-600 operates until 15JUL09, then replaced by A330-300

Bangkok – Chiang Mai – Kunming
Planned resumption service on this route is cancelled. 5 weekly nonstop Bangkok – Kunming retained



As per 21JAN09 Amadeus timetable display and inventories, THAI is keeping Bangkok – Los Angeles NONSTOP flight after all.

The airline has been flip-flopping on continuing nonstop operation, or switching to 1-stop via Osaka. Prior to this, the “latest” plan was to operate 1-stop service from 29MAR09 with 777.

TG794 BKK1920 – 2125LAX 345 x136
TG795 LAX2310 – 0640+2BKK 345 x136


TAM year-round 777 to London

Since 15JAN09, TAM’s Daily Sao Paulo – London Heathrow service is operated by Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The 777 is now to be operating year-round, instead of alternating with A330 aircraft


SIA aircraft changes to Bangalore for 09 Summer

As per 21JAN09 Amadeus timetable display, Singapore Airlines’ Singapore – Bangalore service is operated by B777-300 from 29MAR09 to 17MAY09.

Service returns to B777-200 from 18MAY09


Air France 2nd Daily to Sofia

AIR FRANCE from 29MAR09 launches 2nd Daily Paris CDG – Sofia flight

AF2686 CDG1010 – 1355SOF 318 D
AF2786 CDG1830 – 2215SOF 318 D

AF2787 SOF0655 – 0850CDG 318 D
AF2687 SOF1445 – 1640CDG 318 D


AA to start NY – Charleston WV service

American Airlines is launching 1 Daily New York La Guardia – Charleston WV from 07APR09, operated by American Eagle

AA4830 LGA1855 – 2055CRW ER3 x6
AA4831 CRW0645 – 0825LGA ER3 x7 08APR09-


Norwegian to start Oslo – Amsterdam from Apr 09

Norwegian from 02APR09 launches 6 weekly Oslo – Amsterdam route

DY1256 OSL1855 – 2055AMS 738 7
DY1256 OSL1855 – 2055AMS 733 x67

DY1257 AMS2125 – 2325OSL 738 7
DY1257 AMS2125 – 2325OSL 733 x67


Korean Air to St. Petersburg in Summer 09

Korean Air as per 21JAN09 Amadeus timetable display is now showing 2009 Summer schedule on the Seoul – St. Petersburg

Service to operate 3 weekly from 29JUN09 to 14SEP09, HOWEVER, the ticket sale is NOT AVAILABLE as of now, based on the airline’s inventory

KE929 ICN1750 – 2220LED 333 136
KE930 LED2355 – 1335+1ICN 333 136


EVA additional CNY charter adjustment

EVA Air has further adjusted its planned Chinese New Year charter on flights to Shanghai and Shenzhen

Taipei Taoyuan – Shanghai Pu Dong

BR1732 TPE1940 – 2125PVG 77W (was BR1732 TPE1630 – 1815PVG 332)
BR1731 PVG2240 – 0030+1TPE 77W (was BR1731 PVG1930 – 2120TPE 332)

BR1702 TPE0610 – 0755PVG 77W (was BR1702 TPE0740 – 0925PVG 77W)
BR1701 PVG0910 – 1100TPE 77W (was BR1701 PVG1040 – 1230TPE 77W)

Taipei Taoyuan – Shenzhen
BR1737 TPE2010 – 2205SZX 332 (was BR1737 TPE1850 – 2045SZX 332)
BR1738 SZX2310 – 0100+1TPE 332 (was BR1738 SZX2145 – 2335TPE 332)


Air Canada drops Russia codeshare

Air Canada has cancelled codeshare flights operated by Lufthansa to Russia (Moscow / St. Petersburg).