Stop Press – 24FEB11

The following is the miscellaneous route changes as of 24FEB11. As always these are subject to change:

ROUTE

  • Air Zimbabwe from 27MAR11 plans to add 3rd weekly Harare – London Gatwick service, however there are listing discrepancies in GDS (see below)
  • China Eastern from 27MAR11 resumes Kunming – Diqing – Lhasa Daily flight with Boeing 737-700
  • easyJet is introducing new routes out of Edinburgh, with 2 weekly Edinburgh – Tenerife from 19SEP11 and 3 weekly Edinburgh – Athens from 20SEP11. It will be the only carrier to offer service between Scotland and Greece
  • Hebei Airlines from 10MAR11 launches 1 Daily Shijiazhuang – Hangzhou service on board Boeing 737-700 aircraft
  • Ryanair from 07MAY11 is to offer 2 weekly Milan Bergamo – Plovdiv service
  • Shanghai Airlines from 27MAR11 reduces Nanjing – Taipei Taoyuan service from 3 to 1 weekly, Thursday service is being kept
  • Spanair has postponed planned service launch on Barcelona – Tripoli route. This service was due to launch from 15FEB11, and postponed till 01MAY11. However, reservation is not available after 01MAY11
  • SriLankan Airlines further postpones Colombo – Kochi service resumption. Service now scheduled to begin from 27MAR11. This is the 3rd time the airline postpone planned resumption date (see below)
  • WizzAir from 19JUN11 to 11SEP11 plans to operate 3rd Daily flight on Day x246 on Dortmund – Kaotwice route

GDS AVAILABILITY/INVENTORY UPDATE

  • AEROFLOT currently displays 2 weekly Moscow Sheremetyevo – Punta Cana service on board Airbus A330-200 for Summer season, however this is not available for reservation as the route is not appearing in availability search
  • DELTA from 09JUN11 is to shift existing Los Angeles – Ft. Lauderdale daily service to Los Angeles – Miami. This has not yet reflected in GDS but should be done by this upcoming Saturday
  • Shanghai AirlinesShanghai Pu Dong – Male service, which is planned to operate once a week in Summer 2011 season per timetable listing, is not available for reservation as this route is being removed or marked “X” in availability display
  • SriLankan Airlines has opened the reservation for its 5th weekly Colombo – Karachi service, operating on Tuesdays. This will be introduced starting 29MAR11. Also Colombo – Kochi service is now scheduled to start from 27MAR11 on daily basis. Previously it was due to be in effect from 16MAR11 but reservation was closed and flight was removed.
  • THAI appears to have fixed the discepancy on Bangkok – Taipei Taoyuan service between 27MAR11 to 15APR11. Previously the display was showing 14 weekly from BKK and 12 from TPE