Air China outlines S2011 long-haul programme

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Air China outlines S2011 long-haul programme

s per 13DEC10 GDS timetable display, changes to Air China’s Summer 2011 International operation as follows. Note further changes are expected:

Beijing – Delhi eff 29AUG11 Increase from 3 to 4 weekly
Beijing – Frankfurt
eff 27MAR11 CA965/966 Airbus A330-300 replace -200 (Inventory display currently shows 332)
eff 01SEP11 CA931/932 NEW Boeing 777-300ER replace 747-400/-400COMBI, Subject to aircraft delivery. (Inventory display currently shows 747)

Beijing – Munich – Athens eff 27MAR11 Schedule change in effect. Red-eye departure from Beijing replace afternoon departure. 5th weekly service to be added from 20JUN11. Also, service to Athens is to be resumed starting 20JUN11
till 19JUN11
CA961 PEK0040 – 0530MUC 332 x245
CA962 MUC1420 – 0615+1PEK 332 x245

eff 20JUN11
CA961 PEK0040 – 0530MUC 332 157
CA962 MUC1420 – 0615+1PEK 332 157

CA961 PEK0040 – 0530MUC0655 – 1030ATH 332 36
CA962 ATH1130 – 1255MUC1415 – 0610+1PEK 332 36

Beijing – Osaka Kansai eff 05JUL11 CA927/928 Day x246 Boeing 777-200 replace Airbus A321
Beijing – Paris CDG 03MAY11 – 21JUN11/17SEP11 – 29OCT11 Day 246 operates with Airbus A330-200, replacing A340-300
Beijing – Sapporo eff 15JUL11 Introduction of 5th weekly service
CA169 PEK0800 – 1250CTS 738 x145
CA169 PEK1230 – 1720CTS 738 5

CA170 CTS1350 – 1715PEK 738 x145
CA170 CTS1820 – 2145PEK 738 5

Beijing – Singapore eff 27MAR11 CA969/970 Boeing 777-200 replace 767-300
Beijing – Taipei Taoyuan CA185/186 Day x246 Boeing 777-200 replace A330-200

Other Summer 2011 changes previously mentioned on this blog:
08DEC10: Moscow Increase from 7 to 10 weekly; Sydney Northern Summer increases
06DEC10: Vancouver Increase from 10 to 12 weekly
19NOV10: NEW 3 weekly Beijing – Milan Malpensa service eff 15JUN11
19NOV10: Stockholm increase to Daily
18NOV10: NEW 3 weekly Beijing – Dussledorf service eff 27MAR11