Airline Route Update

Airline Route Update is a comprehensive summary of route announcements, capacity increases and codeshare details from this past week.

For further analysis on selected stories visit our Breaking News section on Routesonline.

11 Aug 2011
•             Virgin Australia Initial ATR72 Operational Routes: Update 1 as of 11AUG11
•             QATAR Airways to start Doha – Chongqing Route from late-Nov 2011
•             germanwings to launch Hamburg – Pristina service in W11
•             ETIHAD to boost Dusseldorf service to Daily in S12
•             Korean Air to Launch Airbus A380 Service to Frankfurt from Dec 2011
•             JAL Capacity Increase on Nagoya – Honolulu service in Oct 2011
•             QANTAS to start Perth – Geraldton; Increase Perth – Learmonth from Nov 2011
•             THAI to add 5th Daily Bangkok – Singapore Service in W11
•             China Eastern to add Wuxi and Yancheng – Taipei service
•             Garuda Indonesia W11 planned China Service Increase as of 11AUG11
•             Emirates / IBERIA Sao Paulo August 2011 Service Changes
•             IBERIA postpones Luanda service Launch till W11
•             Korean Air Complete W11 Operation Changes List as of 11AUG11
•             EVA Air Taipei – Chengdu Schedule Changes from Sep 2011
•             Korean Air to start Daegu – Bangkok service from Dec 2011

10 Aug 2011
•             British Airways W11 London Heathrow Long-Haul Changes: Update 4 as of 10AUG11
•             Air Asia X to launch Osaka Kansai service from 30NOV11
•             SWISS S12 Beijing/Boston Planned Aircraft Changes
•             China Southern Postpones New Embraer E190 Operation till Sep 2011
•             Tiger Airways Australia Resumes Operation 12AUG11
•             ETIHAD to launch Nairobi service from Apr 2012
•             Korean Air W11 North America/Europe Operation Changes as of 10AUG11
•             Korean Air to add 2nd Daily Busan – Osaka Kansai from Feb 2012 & Operation Changes
•             Jet Airways to Launch Thiruvananthapuram – Sharjah service in W11
•             flybe Initial ERJ175 Operations for Sep/Oct 2011
•             UNI Air ends Pingtung Service; Increase Taipei – Taitung / Matzu Nangan service
•             Xiamen Airlines to add 5th weekly Xiamen – Taipei Sung Shan from Sep 2011
•             Air Caraibes to add 4th weekly Cayenne – Paris Orly from mid-Dec 2011
•             El Al Israel Airlines to Reduce Winter 2011 Capacity to London Luton
•             Korean Air/ASIANA AIRLINES Extra flights for IAAF World Championships Daegu late-Aug 2011
•             Zambezi Airlines Doubles Lusaka – Lubumbashi Service

09 Aug 2011
•             Emirates Aug 11 Los Angeles Changes & W11 Japan/Singapore Operation Revision
•             Singapore Airlines A380 Sydney Operation Changes from Sep 2011
•             Malaysia Airlines W11 International Changes: Update 4 as of 09AUG11
•             bmi to Reduce capacity to Bergen & Stavanger in Winter 2011 Season
•             Cyprus Airways to suspend Paphos service Nov 2011 – Feb 2012
•             Brindabella Airlines to start Brisbane – Armidale service
•             COPA Airlines Colombia to start San Pedro Sula service from mid-Dec 2011
•             vivaAerobus to launch Monterrey – Miami / Orlando / San Antonio Routes in Nov 2011
•             Camair-Co Postpone Intra-Africa Service launch till Aug – Oct 2011
•             Air China Plans Chengdu – Mumbai service from W11
•             Armavia launches Yerevan – Bryansk (Russia) Service
•             China Southern Boosts Australia / New Zealand Service in NW11
•             Frontier Airlines New Routes from Denver and Des Moines in W11
•             Korean Air W11 Initial Operation Changes Update 3: as of 09AUG11

08 Aug 2011
•             flydubai to launch Ahmedabad service from late-Aug 2011
•             Korean Air W11 Initial Operation Changes Update 2: as of 08AUG11
•             Worldwide Airline Codeshare Routes Listing – Aug 2011
•             Finncomm Airlines launches Helsinki – Skelleftea 1-stop service
•             Aerosvit W11 Initial European Operation Changes as of 08AUG11
•             Mandarin Airlines resumes Kaohsiung – Osaka Scheduled Charter Service in Oct 2011
•             Jetisfaction Plans Operation launch from Muenster in September 2011
•             Mongolia’s Eznis Airways Starting New Routes in August 2011
•             RusLine to start New Routes to Manzhouli in China; Summer Charter Routes to Bulgaria & Cyprus
•             AEROFLOT Extending A330 service to Seoul till late-September 2011
•             Air India Capacity Reduction to Dubai & Singapore service in Aug/Sep 2011

•             Malaysia Airlines W11 International Changes: Update 3 as of 08AUG11
•             ANA Boeing 787 Configurations
•             TransAsia Airways to launch 2 New Routes to China in August 2011
•             EVA Air/UNI Air to add 3 New Services to China: Guilin / Yancheng / Zhengzhou
•             China Airlines/Mandarin Airlines Plans Kaohsiung – Beijing & Taipei – Yancheng service in Sep 2011

06 Aug 2011
•             DELTA Plans A330 service on Los Angeles – Tokyo Haneda in W11
•             Air New Zealand Las Vegas charter service 07AUG11/11AUG11

05 Aug 2011
•             Mahan Air W11 European Operation Changes as of 05AUG11
•             Spanair Terminates Codeshare Agreement with SAS; US Airways partnership Revised
•             ASIANA AIRLINES W11 Changes: London Increase & Sydney Reductions
•             Thailand’s Sunny Airways to launch Operation to Frankfurt in mid-August 2011
•             Turkish Airlines Planned Boeing 737-900ER Routes: Update 2 as of 05AUG11
•             THAI to Increase Beijing service from mid-September 2011
•             China Southern Plans to launch Perth service in NW11
•             Thai Air Asia Increasing Domestic Thailand Service from Oct 2011
•             Jet2 to launch Glasgow – Rome 3 weekly service in S12
•             China Airlines W11 Sanya & Vienna Operation Update as of 05AUG11
•             Mandarin Airlines to Increase Taichung – Ho Chi Minh service from Oct 2011
•             Malaysia Airlines W11 International Changes from late-Sep 2011: Update as of 05AUG11
•             Shenzhen Airlines to launch Wuxi – Taipei with TransAsia Airways Codeshare from late-Aug 2011

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