China Eastern S13 International Operation Changes as of 17JAN13

As per 17JAN13 GDS timetable and inventory display, planned China Eastern Summer 2013 International operation changes, effective 31MAR13, as follows. Additional changes remain possible.

Shanghai Pu Dong – Cairns eff 01JUL13 3rd weekly service (Day 4 from PVG, Day 5 from CNS) is restored. A330-200 operating
Shanghai Pu Dong – Delhi 31MAR13 – 25APR13 Airbus A330-200 replaces -300 (DEL departure 01APR13 – 26APR13). Service to continue operates daily in S13
Shanghai Pu Dong – Ho Chi Minh MU789/790 (Second daily flight) operates with A319 instead of A320
Shanghai Pu Dong – Paris CDG 01JUL13 – 30SEP13 Service increases from 10 weekly to 13 weekly (14 weekly from 17JUL13; 11 weekly from 29SEP13)
Shanghai Pu Dong – Tokyo Narita 20 weekly service continued to be operated by Airbus A320 or A321. Planned A330-300 service resumption on 7 of 20 weekly flights is cancelled
Shanghai Pu Dong – Vancouver eff 20JUN13 Service increases from daily to 13 weekly
MU581 PVG1330 – 0910YVR 332 D
MU597 PVG2330 – 1910YVR 332 x6

MU598 YVR0130 – 0500+1PVG 332 x7
MU582 YVR1320 – 1635+1PVG 332 D

Beijing – Nanjing – Sydney 3 weekly A330-300 service, introduced since 21DEC12, will continue operating on/after 31MAR13. Flight number changes from MU739/740 to MU727/728

Previously reported changes:
Shanghai Pu Dong – Honolulu 3rd weekly service introduced from late-Dec 2012 will be maintained in Summer 2013 season, A330-200 operating
Shanghai Pu Dong – Moscow Sheremetyevo 01JUL13 – 30SEP13 Service increases from 3 weekly (Day 357) to 5 weekly (Day x24)
Shanghai Pu Dong – Rome eff 31MAR13 Service increases from 5 weekly (Day x13) to daily, A330-200 operating
Shanghai Pu Dong – San Francisco eff 26APR13 Service resumption with daily A330-200 operation (Reservation is only available until 30JUN13)
Shanghai Pu Dong – Sydney eff 31MAR13 MU735/736 twice weekly service to be operated by A330-200, instead of -300 (overall remains at 9 weekly, compared to daily in S12)