China Airlines to end First Class service to Japan and Hawaii from 30OCT11

As per 21JUL11 GDS timetable and inventory display, China Airlines starting 21AUG11 is introducing re-configured 2-class Boeing 747-400 (C70Y319) aircraft service on Taipei – Tokyo Narita – Honolulu twice weekly.

By 30OCT11, 2-class Boeing 747-400 service operates this route on Daily basis (Tokyo Narita – Honolulu will see increase from 5 weekly to Daily from 14AUG11, and maintained in Winter season). This will mark the end of First Class service to Japan and Hawaii market, with Tokyo Narita being the only Japanese market with First Class service currently.

Schedules from 30OCT11:

CI018 TPE1405 – 1800NRT1930 – 0700HNL 744 D
CI017 HNL0850 – 1255+1NRT1425+1 – 1730+1TPE 744 D

CI100 TPE0855 – 1305NRT 343 D
CI106 TPE1635 – 2040NRT 333 D

CI107 NRT0940 – 1210TPE 333 D
CI101 NRT1625 – 1855TPE 343 D

CI018/017 operates with 2-class 747 on Day 47 from 21AUG11 to 29OCT11, Daily from 30OCT11.