Air China S13 International Operation Changes as of 18MAR13

As per 18MAR13 GDS timetable and inventory display, latest changes to Air China’s Summer 2013 International operation as follows. Additional changes remain possible.

Beijing – Dusseldorf 31MAR13 – 31MAY13 Service reduces from 4 weekly (Day x346) to 3 weekly (Day 257). Planned A330-300 service, replacing -200, from 31MAR13 remains unchanged
Beijing – Ho Chi Minh City eff 15APR13 Service increases from 3 to 4 weekly (Operational day changes in effect from 31MAR13)
CA903 PEK1930 – 2340SGN 73G x247
CA904 SGN0540 – 1130PEK 73G x135

Beijing – London Gatwick 31MAR13 – 28MAY13 Service reduces from 4 weekly (Day x246) to 3 weekly (Day 246), A330-200 operating
Beijing – Nagoya eff 23APR13 Restoration of daily service, Boeing 737-800 operating. Service currently operates 4 times a week
Beijing – Osaka Kansai eff 01JUL13 Restoration of 3rd daily service (CA871/872), Boeing 737-800 operating
Beijing – Tokyo Narita* eff 31MAR13 CA167/168 operated by Boeing 737-800 instead of previously planned A321, 4 weekly service (Overall remains 18 weekly)
Chengdu – Hefei – Seoul Incheon Revised operational aircraft changes for this 5 weekly service. Boeing 737-300 replaced by following
31MAR13 – 30JUN13 Airbus A319 (Unchanged)
01JUL13 – 26OCT13 Airbus A320 (New Adjustment)

Dalian – Osaka Kansai eff 01JUL13 Service resumes with 3 weekly A319
Dalian – Sendai eff 02JUL13 Service resumes with 2 weekly Boeing 737-800
Hailar – Chita Boeing 737-700 continues to operate 2 weekly service, replacing -300, on/after 31MAR13
Shanghai Pu Dong – Fukuoka eff 23APR13 Restoration of daily service, A320 operating. Service currently operates 6 times a week
Shanghai Pu Dong – Osaka Kansai* eff 31MAR13 CA921/922 operated by Airbus A320 instead of A321 (Overall remains 2 daily)
Shanghai Pu Dong – Tokyo Narita* eff 31MAR13 CA919/920 operated by Airbus A321 instead of previously planned A320, daily service (Overall remains 3 daily)

*Osaka Kansai and Tokyo Narita service continues to see narrow-body aircraft operating, which has been in effect since October 2012.

Previously reported changes:
Beijing – Bangkok eff 31MAR13 2nd daily service (CA959/960) converts from winter seasonal to year-round, Boeing 737-800 operating
Beijing – Geneva eff 07MAY13 NEW 4 weekly Airbus A330-200 service
Beijing – Houston eff 11JUL13 NEW 4 weekly Boeing 777-300ER service
Beijing – London Heathrow eff 15MAY13 Boeing 777-300ER replaces A330-200, daily service
Beijing – Manila eff 31MAR13 Service increases from 5 weekly to daily, Boeing 737-800 operating
Beijing – Munich eff 19JUN13 Service increases from 5 weekly to daily for peak season, same as S12. A330-200 operating (Including twice weekly onward service to Athens)
Beijing – New York JFK eff 31MAR13 Service increases from 7 to 11 weekly; Boeing 777-300ER replaces 747-400
Beijing – Okinawa eff 03JUL13 Service resumption with 2 weekly flights, Boeing 737-800 operating
Beijing – Phuket eff 01JUL13 Service increases from 3 to 4 weekly, Boeing 737-800 operating
Beijing – Pyongyang Boeing 737-700 continues to operate 3 weekly service, replacing -300, on/after 31MAR13
Beijing – Stockholm eff 31MAR13 Airbus A330-300 replaces -200. Service increases from 5 weekly (Day x36) to daily from 03JUN13
Beijing – Vancouver eff 17MAY13 Service increases from 7 to 11 weekly, A330-200 operating
Chengdu – Frankfurt eff 19MAY13 NEW 3 weekly Airbus A330-200 service
Chengdu – Karachi eff 31MAR13 2 weekly service operated by Airbus A320, replacing Boeing 757
Chengdu – Kathmandu eff 31MAR13 Nonstop service increases from 2 to 3 weekly, A319 operating
Chengdu – Mumbai eff 31MAR13 Service increases from 3 to 4 weekly, A319 operating
Shanghai Pu Dong – Frankfurt eff 31MAR13 Service operated by Airbus A330-200 on daily basis, replacing A340-300
Shanghai Pu Dong – Milan Malpensa eff 31MAR13 Service increases from 5 weekly to daily, A330-200 operating