Air China to Start 777-300ER New York JFK Service from Oct 2012; Tentative Marks End of 747PAX Operation

As per 22FEB12 GDS Inventory display, Air China starting 01OCT12 is introducing Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on Beijing – New York JFK service, replacing Boeing 747-400PAX aircraft. Reservation and the seat map has been changed to 777-300ER, which tentatively marks the end of Air China’s scheduled Boeing 747-400PAX Operation*. Air China received its First 747-400 in October 1989.

Flights on/after 28OCT12 are pre-loaded schedule which is identical to Winter 2011/12 season. The Star Alliance member will continue to operate Boeing 747-400COMBI aircraft on/after 01OCT12.

Schedule:

CA981 PEK1300 – 1420JFK 77W D
CA982 JFK1650 – 1820+1PEK 77W D

*Please refer to updated report on 27FEB12