Korean Air W11 Initial Operation Changes Update 3: as of 09AUG11

Edit as of 11AUG11: Please refer to latest post on 11AUG11 for complete and revised update

As per 09AUG11 GDS inventory display, Korean Air continues to roll-out planned Winter 2011/12 operation changes. All service mentioned below are latest changes since yesterday’s (08AUG11) report.

As always additional changes remain possible:

Seoul Incheon – Auckland
30OCT11 – 24MAR12 Daily KE129/130 service Boeing 747-400 replace 777-200ER
12DEC11 – 31JAN12 Increase from Daily to 10 weekly (Previously reported on this site on 25JUL11)

Seoul Incheon – Brisbane Airbus A330-300 replace -200. Additional frequency variation
30OCT11 – 28NOV11 Day x27 from ICN, Day x13 from BNE
29NOV11 – 24MAR12 Day x2 from ICN, Day x3 from BNE

KE123 ICN1935 – 0620+1BNE 333 x2
KE124 BNE0820 – 1735ICN 333 x3

Overall service to maintain 6 weekly, same as NW10. Previous display that shows reduction to 4 weekly is now shelved

Seoul Incheon – Guam Planned service increase from Daily to 11 weekly is CANCELED, however this is partly compensated by Boeing 747-400 operating on Daily basis eff 30OCT11

Seoul Incheon – Kota Kinabalu Reservation is now opened as of 09AUG11 2300GMT. Operational period revised to 17NOV11 – 27FEB12 with 2 weekly Boeing 737-800
KE673 ICN1820 – 2250BKI 73H 47
KE674 BKI0020 – 0620ICN 73H 15

Seoul Incheon – Kuala Lumpur Capacity Increase on selected period on Daily service
30OCT11 – 31DEC11 Boeing 747-400
01JAN12 – 24MAR12 Boeing 777-300ER

Seoul Incheon – Sydney
30OCT11 – 24MAR12 Daily KE121/122 service Boeing 747-400 replace 777-200ER (originally planned from Jan 2012)
12DEC11 – 30JAN12 Increase from Daily to 10 weekly (Previously reported on this site on 25JUL11)

All routes mentioned above originally appeared on yesterday’s (08AUG11) post has been removed. The rest remains unchanged for the moment.