Air France and KLM from 05DEC08 resumes Bangkok operation. Air France Daily Update on Amadeus displays passenger holding Air France or KLM ticket departing from Bangkok, can take either AF169, KL878 or KL878D flight on 06DEC08 only. Advanced arrangement with AF/KLM office is required
On 05DEC08/06DEC08, Air France is operating extra Ho Chi Minh flight
AF4162 CDG1935 – 1355+1SGN 343 05DEC08
AF4163 SGN2225 – 0610+1CDG 343 06DEC08
As per 03DEC08 Amadeus timetable display, KLM plans to operate Boeing 747-400 Full Pax aircraft instead of COMBI on Amsterdam – Bangkok – Taipei route on 05DEC08.
Air France-KLM has updated the flight schedule for the Phuket operation due to Bangkok Airport closure
01DEC08, KLM HKT1900 – KUL – 0400+1AMS
02DEC08, AF173 HKT2330 – 0245+1DXB0355+1 – 0815+1CDG 744
03DEC08, KLM HKT1900 – KUL – 0400+1AMS
04DEC08, AF169 HKT2330 – 0615+1CDG 744
Air France-KLM will be arranging bus transfer from Bangkok to Phuket for those flights
On 03DEC08, Air France is to operate following flights
AF164 CDG1935 – 1300+1HKT 744
AF169 HKT2330 – 0615+1CDG 744 03DEC08
In regards to Vietnam operation, AF164 on 01DEC08 operates nonstop flight to Hanoi. AF169 from Hanoi on 02DEC08, is now scheduled to depart 03DEC08 as AF169A
Air France on 05DEC08 is operating extra nonstop flight to Ho Chi Minh
AF4162 CDG1935 – 1355+1SGN 343
AF4163 SGN2225 – 0550+1CDG 343 06DEC08
KLM has started service to Phuket due to continuous closure of Bangkok Airport.
KL8102 HKT1900 – via Kuala Lumpur – 0400+1AMS 01DEC08
AF173 HKT2330 – 0245+1DXB0355+1 – 0815+1CDG 744 02DEC08
KL8102 HKT1900 – via Kuala Lumpur – 0400+1AMS 03DEC08
On 30NOV08, Air France operated a ferry flight from Bangkok to Phuket
On 01DEC08, Air France operates Paris – Hanoi nonstop, replacing Paris – Bangkok – Ho Chi Minh
AF164 CDG1835 – 0620+1HAN
As a result of cancelling Ho Chi Minh flight, scheduled departure on 02DEC08 is being rescheduled to 03DEC08
AF169A HAN1550 – 0510+1CDG
Note these info are taken from Air France News from Amadeus, thus there are some schedule discrepancies
KLM’s Amsterdam – Bangkok – Taipei is cancelled until 30NOV08 at the earliest
As per 25NOV08 Amadeus timetable display, KLM’s planned Boeing 777-300ER operation for the Northern 2009 Summer season has been tweaked.
Planned 77W operation for the entire Summer 09 period has been revised.
Day 15 service operates from 30MAR09 to 29MAY09
Planned Daily 77W service shelved.
The 777-300ER is now displaying Day 2467 departure from AMS and -200ER on Day 135
3 weekly Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on the Amsterdam – Sao Paulo route from 30AUG09 to 23OCT09
777-300ER departs Day 157 while -200ER flies on Day 2346
Planned 3 weekly 77W service still goes into effect from 12JUL09. 4th 77W service now planned from 28AUG09 (Day 2357 from AMS)
There are no changes to Kuala Lumpur/Jakarta and Dar es Salaam/Kilimanjaro 777-300ER operation
As per 25NOV08 Amadeus timetable display, KLM has adjusted planned increase on the Amsterdam – Hong Kong flight
From 29MAR09, it’ll operate extra 3 weekly flights (AMS departure Day 267 KL887, HKG departure Day 137 KL888) instead of 4.
The 4th weekly frequency on KL887/888, begins from 18JUL09, AMS departure
KLM’s existing 5 weekly Amsterdam – Panama City service is being maintained in the 2009 Northern Summer timetable season.
Originally it was planned to operate 4 times a week.
DELTA and KLM has issued a notice to the DoT which DELTA intends to display its “DL” code on KLM’s Amsterdam – New York JFK flight.
At the same time, DELTA subsidiary nwa will not be codesharing on this route once the KLM flight begins displaying DL flight numbers, due to “EU GDS regulations which limit the number of marketing carrier codesthat may be displayed on a particular flight”
Docket Number 2004-19214-0233
KLM is relaunching Amsterdam – Liverpool after 70 years of hiatus. The new service begins 29MAR09
KL1037 AMS0925 – 0950LPL F70 D
KL1041 AMS1625 – 1650LPL F70 D
KL1045 AMS2030 – 2055LPL F70 D
KL1034 LPL0615 – 0835AMS F70 D 30MAR09 –
KL1038 LPL1030 – 1250AMS F70 D
KL1042 LPL1730 – 1950AMS F70 D
KLM Cargo is introducing 2 weekly 747-400Freighter service to Chicago from 26OCT08
KLM from 01FEB09 is cancelling service on the Amsterdam – Shamshabad (Hyderabad) route
According to Chinese press, a team of KLM executives is in Hangzhou, China for talks regarding launching 2 weekly Amsterdam – Chengdu – Hangzhou route, as early as March 2009.
As of 26SEP08 Amadeus schedule display, the Dutch carrier is planning to operate 5 weekly flights to Chengdu
As of 25SEP08, KLM plans to operate 4 weekly to Panama City from 29MAR09, an increase from traditional 3 weekly flight.
KLM in Amadeus Timetable display is showing all-Boeing 777 service to Cairo in Summer 2009.
As of 25SEP08, Boeing 777-300ER operates 4 weekly (Day 1467) and -200ER operates 3 weekly (Day 235)
As of 25SEP08 Amadeus Timetable update, KLM’s Summer 2009 schedule sees Boeing 747-400COMBI operating the Amsterdam – Nairobi route from 29MAR09.
It will further boost the capacity from 07JUN09 when it’ll switch to the 400-seater Boeing 747-400Pax
As of 25SEP08 Amadeus schedule update, KLM plans to operate Boeing 777 aircraft instead of MD11 on the Amsterdam – Shamshabad (Hyderabad) route in the Summer 2009 schedule
As of 04SEP08 Amadeus display, KLM plans to keep A330-200 aircraft on the Amsterdam – Detroit route in the Summer of 2009.
Summer 2008 season is operated by 777.
Starting 28NOV08 KLM’s Amsterdam – Panama City route will be increased from 3 (Day 357) to 5 weekly (Day x16)