Korean Air Airbus A380 W12 Operation Changes as of 02NOV12: A380 Atlanta Service Cancelled

Update 0220GMT 02NOV12

As per 02NOV12 GDS timetable and inventory display, Korean Air has adjusted planned Airbus A380 operation for Winter 2012/13 season, which includes cancellation of planned A380 service to Atlanta, due to start from 01JAN13.


Seoul Incheon – Atlanta
KE035/036 Planned A380 service from 01JAN13 cancelled. Latest revision:
01JAN13 – 31JAN13 744 Daily
01FEB13 – 01AUG13 77W Daily
eff 02AUG13 388 Day 357 77W Day x357

77W = 777-300ER. Note Schedule on/after 31MAR13 is still pending, therefore tentative planned A380 service from August 2013 remains subject to change

KE033/034 3 weekly 777-200ER service remains unchanged

Seoul Incheon – Frankfurt 01FEB13 – 30MAR13 Airbus A380 replaces 777-300ER on daily basis
Seoul Incheon – Hong Kong 01JAN13 – 31JAN13 KE607/608 operates with Boeing 747-400, replaces A380 (HKG departure 02JAN13 – 01FEB13)
Seoul Incheon – Tokyo Narita KE705/706 Airbus A380 operates until 31DEC12 only (NRT departure till 01JAN13), instead of till 30MAR13
01JAN13 – 02FEB13 77W Daily
03FEB13 – 30MAR13 77W Day x357 (Day x146 from NRT) 772 Day 357 (Day 146 from NRT)

Following planned A380 service remains unchanged:
Seoul Incheon – Los Angeles KE017/018, daily
Seoul Incheon – New York JFK KE081/082, daily
Seoul Incheon – Paris CDG 28OCT12 – 31DEC12 Day 357

Edit: On 05NOV12, Korean Air has further updated A380 schedule, which sees Los Angeles service operated by A380 12 weekly and New York JFK by A380 2 daily in January 2013. Click here for info.