China Airlines Group S14 Operation Changes as of 29JAN14

China Airlines Group has further updated planned Summer 2014 operation changes on 28JAN14, based on latest GDS inventory/timetable display. The following are the latest changes that has not been covered in the report filed on 28JAN14.

Note additional changes to planned operation remains highly possible.

Kaohsiung – Bangkok
eff 30MAR14 Increase from 4 to 5 weekly. From 30MAR14 to 30JUN14, Boeing 737-800 replaces A330-300; from 01JUL14, 4 of 5 weekly service operates with A330-300
30MAR14 – 30JUN14 Boeing 737-800 replaces Airbus A330-300, 4 weekly service
CI839 KHH1420 – 1650BKK 333 x147
CI839 KHH1515 – 1745BKK 738 7

CI840 BKK1750 – 2215KHH 333 x147
CI840 BKK1845 – 2310KHH 738 7

Kaohsiung – Hong Kong
Overall service reduced from planned 30 weekly to 28 weekly; CI931/932 operated by Mandarin Embraer E190, replacing Boeing 737-800
CI933 KHH0740 – 0910HKG 333 D
CI931 KHH0905 – 1035HKG E90 D
CI947 KHH1410 – 1540HKG 333 D
CI937 KHH1900 – 2030HKG 333 D

CI934 HKG1010 – 1130KHH 333 D
CI948 HKG1640 – 1800KHH 333 D
CI932 HKG1840 – 2000KHH E90 D
CI938 HKG2135 – 2255KHH 333 D

Kaohsiung – Manila eff 01JUL14 4 weekly service operated by Boeing 737-800, replacing Mandarin Embraer E190 (Effective date for aircraft change was not mentioned on 28JAN14)
CI711 KHH0730 – 0910MNL 738 x146
CI712 MNL1000 – 1140KHH 738 x146

Kaohsiung – Osaka Kansai Increase from 5 weekly to daily
CI166 KHH0700 – 1100KIX 738 x14
CI166 KHH0730 – 1130KIX 738 14

CI167 KIX1200 – 1415KHH 738 x14
CI167 KIX1235 – 1450KHH 738 14

Kaohsiung – Seoul Incheon eff 01JUL14 Mandarin Airlines service operates at morning hours from KHH, instead of late-afternoon
AE960 KHH0730 – 1100ICN E90 D
AE961 ICN1200 – 1400KHH E90 D

Kaohsiung – Shanghai Pu Dong 1 of 5 weekly service (Day 1) operates with Boeing 737-800, instead of A330-300
CI581 KHH0720 – 0930PVG 333 26
CI583 KHH1650 – 1900PVG 738 1
CI583 KHH1650 – 1900PVG 333 47

CI582 PVG1045 – 1255KHH 333 26
CI584 PVG2000 – 2210KHH 738 1
CI584 PVG2000 – 2210KHH 333 47

Kaohsiung – Tokyo Narita Increase from 2 to 5 weekly (Day x36), daily from 30JUN14
CI102 KHH0800 – 1235NRT 738 x36
CI103 NRT1335 – 1640KHH 738 x36

Kaohsiung – Xiamen eff 01JUL14 Mandarin Airlines service operates with China Airlines 737-800, replacing Embraer E190, 3 weekly service (Effective date for aircraft change was not mentioned on 28JAN14)
AE967 KHH0730 – 0900XMN 738 146
AE968 XMN1005 – 1150KHH 738 146

Taipei Taoyuan – Nanchang 2 of 3 weekly service operates with A330-300, replacing Boeing 737-800
Taipei Taoyuan – Osaka Kansai
eff 30MAR14 CI156/157 Boeing 747-400 service increases from 1 to 2 weekly (Overall service is 5 weekly 747 and 19 weekly A330, except following)
07MAY14 – 29JUN14 CI172/173 operated by Airbus A340-300, temporary replacing A330-300

Boeing 777-300ER
Planned Boeing 777-300ER operation for the month of October 2014 was reported on Airline Route on 27JAN14, including:
Taipei Taoyuan – Ho Chi Minh (CI783/781)
Taipei Taoyuan – Xiamen (AE991/992)

Previously reported changes as follow:
Kaohsiung – Beijing Airbus A330-300 replaces Boeing 737-800, 1 weekly service
Kaohsiung – Changsha 30MAR14 – 30JUN14 Mandarin Airlines service operates with China Airlines A330-300, replacing Boeing 737-800, 2 weekly service
Kaohsiung – Chongqing Airbus A330-300 replaces Boeing 737-800. There is operational day changes for this 2 weekly flights (Operational aircraft change is only in effect from 30MAR14 to 30JUN14)
CI593 KHH1620 – 1920CKG 333 36
CI594 CKG2020 – 2315KHH 333 36

Taichung – Hanoi eff 26MAY14 Mandarin Airlines service increases from 2 to 3 weekly (New service on Day 7)
Taichung – Ho Chi Minh Mandarin Airlines service operates with Embraer E190, replacing Boeing 737-800, daily service
Taichung – Hong Kong Mandarin Airlines service AE1819/1820 operates with Embraer E190, replacing Boeing 737-800
Taichung – Macau Mandarin Airlines service cancelled from 11FEB14 (Previously planned to be cancelled from 30MAR14)
Taichung – Osaka Kansai China Airlines Boeing 737-800 replaces Mandarin Airlines Embraer E190, service increases from 5 to 7 weekly
Tainan – Hong Kong Service Increases from 5 weekly to daily. However operational aircraft changes from 737-800 to Mandarin Embraer E190, resulting in loss of average 62 seats per week per direction. Business Class service also cancelled
CI7867 TNN1400 – 1535HKG E90 D
CI7868 HKG1135 – 1300TNN E90 D

Taipei Taoyuan – Bangkok – Amsterdam 30APR14 – 14JUN14 Reduce from daily to 5 weekly, A340-300 service
Taipei Taoyuan – Busan Service Increase from 6 to 7 weekly, 737-800 service (New service on Day 5)
CI188 TPE0745 – 1105PUS 738 347
CI186 TPE1600 – 1920PUS 738 x347

CI189 PUS1205 – 1325TPE 738 347
CI187 PUS2020 – 2140TPE 738 x347

Taipei Taoyuan – Haikou 3 weekly service operated by Boeing 737-800, replacing Mandarin Embraer E190
Taipei Taoyuan – Ishigaki Summer seasonal 2 weekly service to be operated by China Airlines Boeing 737-800 with “CI” code, instead of Mandarin Airlines E190, reservation remains unavailable
Taipei Taoyuan – Los Angeles Service reduced from 14 to 13 weekly (CI006/005 Cancelled on Day 4) during following: 30MAR14 – 11MAY14, 16SEP14 – 25OCT14
Taipei Taoyuan – Manila CI701/702 A330-300 service sees operational day changes from Day x567 to Day x367 (Overall service remains at 14 weekly)
Taipei Taoyuan – Miyazaki Increase from 2 to 3 weekly, 737-800 service
Taipei Taoyuan – Nagoya Service Increase from 11 to 13 weekly
Taipei Taoyuan – Sanya 2 of 4 weekly service operates with Boeing 737-800, replacing Mandarin Embraer E190
CI525 TPE1520 – 1755SYX E90 26
CI537 TPE1520 – 1755SYX 738 47

CI526 SYX1900 – 2135TPE E90 26
CI538 SYX1900 – 2135TPE 738 47

Taipei Taoyuan – Sapporo Boeing 747-400 continues operation on/after 30MAR14, replacing A330-300
Taipei Taoyuan – Singapore eff 01JUL14 CI753/754 operated by Airbus A330-300 once again, replacing 737-800
CI753 TPE0835 – 1315SIN 333 D
CI751 TPE1605 – 2045SIN 333 D

CI752 SIN1025 – 1510TPE 333 D
CI754 SIN1415 – 1900TPE 333 D

Taipei Taoyuan – Sydney – Auckland 12MAY14 – 09SEP14 Sydney – Auckland sector reduce from 4 to 3 weekly (AKL overall service reduce from daily to 6 weekly)
CI051 TPE2310 – 1020+1SYD1150+1 – 1650+1AKL 333 357
CI052 AKL1830 – 2010SYD2210 – 0540+1TPE 333 146

Taipei Taoyuan – Takamatsu Increase from 2 to 4 weekly, 737-800 service
Taipei Taoyuan – Toyama Service Increase from 4 to 5 weekly (Temporary increase to daily from 15APR14 to 31MAY14, Day 26 operating as CI2170/2171)