Emirates 2011/2012 Initial Operation Changes: Update 2

In Sabre reservation system’s timetable search feature on 01DEC10, Emirates has loaded new changes to planned FY2011/12 operation effective 27MAR11.

Changes mentioned below are initial, further amendments are expected. Also, new services currently not available for reservation for the moment.

Frequency Increases
Dubai – Bangkok eff 30MAY11 28th weekly frequency resumes, EK374/375 operates Daily instead of Day x6
Dubai – Hamburg eff 01SEP11 Increase from 1 to 2 Daily. 2nd Daily flight operates with 3-class 777-200ER
EK059 DXB0900 – 1340HAM 773 D
EK061 DXB1500 – 1940HAM 772 D

EK060 HAM1525 – 2340DXB 773 D
EK062 HAM2125 – 0540+1DXB 772 D

Dubai – Sydney eff 02OCT11 2nd Daily nonstop service (3rd Daily overall) to be resumed
EK414 DXB0140 – 2230SYD 77W D
EK415 SYD0600 – 1330DXB 77W D 03OCT11-

Dubai – Singapore eff 30OCT11 Introduction of 3rd Daily NONSTOP with 3-class 777-300ER (non-suite; overall SIN service increase to 4 Daily)
EK354 DXB0325 – 1445SIN 77W D
EK355 SIN0200 – 0510DXB 77W D

Following routes sees planned aircraft change
Dubai – Colombo – Singapore eff 27MAR11 6 weekly 777-300ER and 1 weekly -300 operating (currently 5 weekly -300ER and 2 weekly -300)
Dubai – Lagos 27MAR11 – 29OCT11 EK783/784 777-300ER with Suites replace -300ER Regular First Class seating
Dubai – Guangzhou eff 27MAR11 Day x16 operates by 777-300ER with Suites (P), replacing regular First Class seating (F)
Dubai – Paris CDG eff 27MAR11 EK075/076 Daily 777-300 (currently 777-200 operates on Day 7, the rest with -300)
Dubai – Amsterdam eff 31MAY11 Daily 777-300ER (with suites; currently Day 2 operates with -200LR, the rest with -300ER)
Dubai – Munich eff 02AUG11 EK051/052 Day x1 Airbus A340-300 replace A330-200 eff 30OCT11 EK051/052 Daily A340-300
Dubai – Zurich eff 01SEP11 EK085/086 777-300ER (with Suites) replace -200. Service becomes 2 Daily -300ER with Suites
Dubai – Delhi eff 30OCT11 EK514/515 Boeing 777-200LR replace A340-500
Dubai – Hamburg eff 30OCT11 EK059/060 Boeing 777-300ER (with suites) replace -300
Dubai – Kuala Lumpur – Melbourne eff 30OCT11 Boeing 777-300ER with Suites replace -300ER with regular First Class Seating
Dubai – Madrid eff 30OCT11 Boeing 777-300ER (with Suites) replace Airbus A340-300
Dubai – Male eff 30OCT11 Boeing 777-300ER with Suites replace -300ER with regular First Class Seating
Dubai – Milan Malpensa eff 30OCT11 EK093/094 3-class 777-300 replace Airbus A340-300
Dubai – Moscow Domodedovo eff 30OCT11 EK131/132 Boeing 777-300ER with Suites operates Daily (currently 5 times a week with Suites)
Dubai – Nice eff 30OCT11 Airbus A340-300 replace A330-200

Possible changes for Dubai – Milan Malpensa EK091/092 and Dubai – Rome EK095/096 may be in effect from 01DEC11 (information should be available by January 2011 at the earliest)

Note all changes mentioned above has not yet reflected in Emirates’ in-house reservation system at time this post goes to press., but should be adjusted during the course of coming months. Also, there will be further changes expected to routes mentioned above as well as other routes, during the course of coming weeks

On 21OCT10, this site posted initial Emirates S11 changes, latest for those mentioned as follows:
Dubai – Bangkok eff 27MAR11 Planned 2nd Daily Airbus A380 service, CANCELED. EK372/373 continues with 777-300 operation (see above for flight increases)
Dubai – Colombo – Singapore eff 27MAR11 Planned Daily 777-300ER operation has been reversed (see above for aircraft change)
Dubai – Kuala Lumpur eff 27MAR11 Planned Increase from 21 to 25 weekly remains, but the new flights, EK344/345, remains NOT available for reservation