China Airlines Group S13 Operation Changes as of 25MAR13

As per 25MAR13 GDS timetable and inventory display, latest changes to China Airlines Group planned Summer 2013 operation, effective 31MAR13, as follow. Further changes, including last-minute aircraft change, remain possible.

China Airlines (CI) Operation
Kaohsiung – Hong Kong eff 09APR13 3 of 4 daily service operated by A330-300, capacity increase as a result
CI933 KHH0720 – 0850HKG 333 26
CI933 KHH0740 – 0910HKG 333 x26
CI931 KHH0905 – 1035HKG 738 D
CI947 KHH1410 – 1540HKG 333 D
CI937 KHH1900 – 2030HKG 333 D

CI934 HKG0950 – 1110KHH 333 26
CI934 HKG1010 – 1130KHH 333 x26
CI932 HKG1135 – 1255KHH 738 D
CI948 HKG1640 – 1800KHH 333 D
CI938 HKG2140 – 2300KHH 333 D

Taipei Taoyuan – Chengdu
31MAR13 – 30APR13 2 weekly service (Day 27) operated by Boeing 747-400, replacing A330-300
eff 01MAY13 1 of 2 weekly service (Day 2) operated by Boeing 747-400, replacing A330-300

Taipei Taoyuan – Fukuoka
31MAR13 – 25MAY13 Service reduction from 14 to 10 weekly (This varies during certain weeks)
eff 26MAY13 CI116/117 operated by Boeing 737-800 instead of A330-300 (Overall 2 daily service)

Taipei Taoyuan – Ho Chi Minh CI783/784 service operated by A330-300/340-300 on selected days, replacing 737-800. From 30MAY13, A330-300 operates daily instead of 737-800 (Overall 2 daily A330)
Taipei Taoyuan – Nanchang eff 24APR13 Service increases from 2 to 3 weekly, new flight operated by Boeing 737-800
CI545 TPE1545 – 1820KHN 333 25
CI545 TPE1545 – 1820KHN 738 3

CI546 KHN1930 – 2205TPE 333 25
CI546 KHN1930 – 2205TPE 738 3

Taipei Taoyuan – Qingdao 06APR13 – 01MAY13 Boeing 747-400 replaces A330-300, 2 weekly (Selected dates operated by A330)
Taipei Taoyuan – Shenzhen 2-class Boeing 747-400 replaces 3-class aircraft, cancellation of First Class service

Mandarin Airlines (AE) operation
Kaohsiung – Hong Kong
10APR13 – 15APR13 2 Daily service cancelled (1 Daily on 16APR13)
17APR13 – 30JUN13 Service reduce from 14 to 13 weekly (AE983/984 operates Day x2)
eff 01JUL13 Service reduce from 2 to 1 daily. AE291/292 operated by CI 737-800 instead of Embraer E190 (Planned aircraft adjustment remains unchanged)

Taichung – Ho Chi Minh
16APR13 – 31MAY13 Daily service reduced to 5 weekly, E190 operating
eff 01JUN13 CI 737-800 aircraft operating, replacing E190 on daily basis

Taipei Taoyuan – Ningbo Day 6 service operated by CI A340-300 instead of A330-300 (Overall remains 4 weekly. From 31MAR13 to 31MAY13, Day 3 service operated A340 on selected dates)
Taipei Taoyuan – Xiamen Service gradually operated by A330-300, replacing A340. From 10JUN13, A330 operates Day x1 service.

Previously reported changes:
China Airlines (CI) operation
Kaohsiung – Bangkok eff 09APR13 Airbus A330-300 replaces Boeing 737-800, 5 weekly service
Kaohsiung – Chongqing eff 04JUL13 CI 737-800 operating once again, replacing AE E190. Service operates twice weekly
Kaohsiung – Osaka Kansai Operational aircraft and frequency changes
31MAR13 – 29JUN13 Airbus A330-300 replaces Boeing 737-800, 2 weekly
eff 03JUL13 Boeing 737-800 operating, operational schedule moves from noon departure from KHH to morning hours. Overall service increases to 4 weekly (Day x145) and 5 weekly (Day x14) from 12JUL13
CI166 KHH0735 – 1135KIX 738 x14
CI167 KIX1235 – 1450KHH 738 x14

Kaohsiung – Tokyo Narita Planned operational day changes from Day 47 to Day 14. Operational schedule changes in effect
CI102 KHH0700 – 1130NRT 738 14
CI103 NRT1230 – 1520KHH 738 14

Taipei Taoyuan – Bangkok Service increases from 3 to 4 daily
CI837 TPE2250 – 0130+1BKK 738 D
CI838 BKK0230 – 0710TPE 738 D

Taipei Taoyuan – Delhi – Rome 27JUN13 – 08AUG13 Service increases from 2 to 3 weekly
Taipei Taoyuan – Honolulu eff 02JUN13 Service resumes with 2 weekly A330-300 service
Taipei Taoyuan – Jakarta eff 18APR13 Airbus A340-300 replaces A330-300
Taipei Taoyuan – Koror eff 19FEB13 Service reduces from 4 to 2 weekly
Taipei Taoyuan – Kuala Lumpur
eff 24MAY13 Service increases from 7 to 10 weekly
03SEP13 – 28SEP13 CI721/722 operated by A340-300 instead of 747-400 on Day 247

Taipei Taoyuan – Phuket eff 10APR13 Service cancelled (Currently operates every 4 calendar days. Last flight from TPE 04APR13, HKT 09APR13)
Taipei Taoyuan – Shizuoka eff 31MAR13 Service increases from 3 to 4 weekly
Taipei Taoyuan – Singapore eff 08APR13 CI753/754 Boeing 737-800 replaces A340-300
Taipei Taoyuan – Takamatsu eff 21MAR13 NEW 2 weekly Boeing 737-800 service. However, flight number has changed from CI174/175 to CI178/179
Taipei Taoyuan – Tokyo Narita – Honolulu Honolulu departure moves from morning to early-afternoon. CI017 moves from 1400/1500hrs to 1800hrs and vice versa for CI101 on NRT – TPE sector
CI018 TPE1440 – 1855NRT2010 – 0805HNL 744 D
CI017 HNL1325 – 1655+1NRT1830+1 – 2100+1TPE 744 D

Taipei Taoyuan – Toyama eff 29APR13 Service increases from 2 to 4 weekly
Taipei Taoyuan – Vancouver
Service operates 6 weekly instead of daily (note this is a routine frequency adjustment; TPE departure): 31MAR13 – 14APR13, 22APR13 – 24MAY13, 27MAY13 – 09JUN13, 09SEP13 – 22SEP13
Service operates 5 weekly instead of daily: 30SEP13 – 26OCT13
Boeing 747-400 replaces A340-300 on following date (TPE departure): 16MAY13, 24MAY13

Taipei Taoyuan – Vienna 02SEP13 – 01OCT13 Boeing 747-400 operates 3 weekly service, replacing Airbus A340-300
Taipei Taoyuan – Yangon 29APR13 – 26MAY13 Service reduced from daily to 6 weekly, Boeing 737-800 operating

Mandarin Airlines (AE) Operation
Kaohsiung – Changsha eff 01JUL13 2 weekly service to be operated by CI A330-300 instead of CI 737-800
Kaohsiung – Seoul Incheon eff 01JUL13 Service increases from 5 weekly (Day x47) to daily, Embraer E190 operating
Taichung – Hong Kong
31MAR13 – 30APR13 Service reduced from 4 to 2 daily for the second-half of April 2013 (Previously reported), Planned cancellation dates:
AE1819/1820 20APR13 – 30APR13 Day 6
AE1821/1822 14APR13 – 17APR13, 19APR13, 21APR13 – 24APR13, 26APR13, 28APR13 – 30APR13
AE1825/1826 14APR13 – 17APR13, 19APR13, 21APR13 – 24APR13, 26APR13, 28APR13 – 30APR13
AE1831/1832 18APR13 – 30APR13 Day 46

01MAY13 – 31MAY13 Service reduced from 28 weekly to 16 weekly
eff 01JUN13 Service operates 4 daily once again. AE1825/1826 operated by CI 737-800 aircraft instead of E190, which includes Business Class service

Taichung – Okinawa Seasonal service resumes from 03APR13, 2 weekly Embraer E190 service
Taipei Taoyuan – Changsha 1 of 2 weekly service (Day 3) operated by CI Boeing 747-400 instead of CI A330-300