KLM S16 Long-Haul Service Changes as of 08DEC15

KLM today (08DEC15) has made its 3rd major update for planned long-haul service for summer 2016 season, effective 27MAR16. Latest changes as of 08DEC15 as follow.

All changes are in effect from 27MAR16 with certain exceptions. For operational day listing, such as “Day 47/15”, means operational Day 47 from Amsterdam, and Day 15 for inbound departure flight; “Day 5” means service operates on Day 5 for outbound and inbound flight.

Amsterdam – Abu Dhabi – Muscat Muscat service operates via Abu Dhabi, replacing Doha. Overall increase from 4 to 7 weekly. Latest adjustment sees aircraft changes in May and June 2016
KL449 AMS1140 – 2010AUH2110 – 2220MCT 789 D
KL450 MCT2350 – 0055+1AUH0200+1 – 0700+1AMS 789 D

27MAR16 – 30APR16 772 Day 246 (357 AUH to AMS) 789 Day x246 (Day x357 AUH to AMS)
01MAY16 – 26JUN16 772 Day 7 (1 AUH to AMS) 789 Day x7 (Day x1 AUH to AMS)
eff 27JUN16 789 Daily

Amsterdam – Bogota – Cali – Amsterdam eff 03JUL16 Planned 4th weekly delayed until this date, instead of eff 27MAR16

Amsterdam – Calgary Revised aircraft changes sees A330 replaces 777-200ER for entire S16
29MAR16 – 03JUL16 333 Day 235 332 Day x235
04JUL16 – 01OCT16 333 Daily
eff 02OCT16 332 Daily

Amsterdam – Cape Town Revision to planned service increase
eff 27MAR16 Increase from 5 to 6 weekly (Previously scheduled from 01MAY16)
eff 04JUL16 Increase from 6 to 7 weekly (unchanged)

Planned Boeing 787-9 service introduction, previously scheduled from 04MAY16, is delayed to July. 787-9 to operate on following days, instead of 777-200ER:
04JUL16 – 03SEP16 Day x37
eff 04SEP16 Day 245

KLM previously planned daily 787-9 Cape Town operation by 03JUL16

Amsterdam – Edmonton 4th weekly service in summer scheduled from 02MAY16, instead of 05JUL16

Amsterdam – Los Angeles eff 30JUN16 Service increases from 12 to 14 weekly, 747-400/-400COMBI operation (Previous plan: Increase from 12 to 13 weekly)

Amsterdam – Montreal 29MAR16 – 28JUN16 Day 2 service operated by A330-200, replacing planned -300. From 29JUN16, daily service will be operated by -300 once again

Amsterdam – Vancouver Revision of planned operational aircraft for May and June 2016
27AMR16 – 30APR16 333 Daily
01MAY16 – 03JUL16 333 Day 37 772 Day x37
04JUL16 – 29OCT16 772 Daily

Amsterdam – Washington Dulles Revision of planned operational aircraft from 04JUL16
27MAR16 – 03JUL16 Daily A330-300
eff 04JUL16 772 Day 15 333 Day x15 (Previous plan: 4 weekly 772 and 3 weekly 333)

Previously reported changes:
Amsterdam – Aruba – Bonaire – Amsterdam eff 04JUL16 Day 1 service operates with A330-200, instead of planned -300 (Overall 2 weekly A330-300 and 1 weekly A330-200)

Amsterdam – Bonaire – Aruba – Amsterdam eff 08JUL16 Day 5 service operates with A330-300, instead of -200 (Overall 2 weekly A330-300)

Amsterdam – Cairo 4 weekly service operates with 777-200ER, instead of planned 787-9

Amsterdam – Chengdu Planned 787-9 service, replacing 747-400COMBI, remains unchanged. However 4th weekly service (Day 2/3) is delayed to 05JUL16

Amsterdam – Delhi Boeing 787-9 replaces A330-200, daily service

Amsterdam – Doha – Bahrain Bahrain service operates via Doha, instead of Abu Dhabi. Overall frequency revised from 7 to 5 weekly
KL435 AMS1140 – 1905DOH1950 – 2045BAH 332 x26
KL436 BAH2155 – 2255DOH2355 – 0555+1AMS 332 x26

Amsterdam – Dubai eff 08SEP16 Boeing 787-9 replaces 777-200ER on Day 46/57

Amsterdam – Hangzhou Boeing 787-9 operates on 2 of 3 weekly flights (Day 16/27), replacing 777-200ER

Amsterdam – Havana eff 10JUL16 5th weekly service in summer season operates with A330-300, instead of -200 (Overall 5 weekly A330-300)

Amsterdam – Houston Service operates 7 weekly with 747-400COMBI, reduced from 9 weekly

Amsterdam – Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta Service operates with 5 weekly 777-300ER and 2 weekly -200ER

Amsterdam – Lagos Boeing 777-200ER replaces A330-300, daily service

Amsterdam – Lima Daily 777-300ER operation throughout entire Northern summer, replacing 777-200ER/-300ER

Amsterdam – Mexico City 9 weekly 747-400COMBI service during summer season begins from 27MAR16, instead of 23JUN16. 10th weekly flight will be added from 29JUN16

Amsterdam – New York JFK Operational aircraft mainly focused on 747-400COMBI and 777-200ER

Amsterdam – Osaka Kansai Revised operational aircraft includes the addition of 787-9
27MAR16 – 18JUN16 789 Day 357/146 772 Day x357/x146
19JUN16 – 04SEP16 789 Day 357/146 77W Day x357/x146
eff 05SEP16 789 Day x246/x357 77W Day 246/357

Amsterdam – Rio de Janeiro Revised Boeing 787-9 operation sees the Dreamliner also operates in April 2016
27MAR16 – 29JUL16 789 Day 246 772 Day 57 (Day 1 from 20JUN16)
30JUL16 – 04SEP16 6 weekly 777-200ER/-300ER and 787-9
eff 05SEP16 6 weekly 787-9

Amsterdam – Sao Paulo Revised Boeing 787-9 operational date as follow: 30JUL16 / 02AUG16 / 04AUG16 / 09AUG16 / 11AUG16 / 18AUG16

Amsterdam – Shanghai Pu Dong
eff 20JUN16 Summer peak season operates 13 weekly, increase from 12. All flights operated by 747-400/-400COMBI
eff 26SEP16 Service operates with a mix of 747-400/-400COMBI, 777-200ER and 787-9 (3 weekly for 787-9)

Amsterdam – Taipei Taoyuan – Manila Boeing 777-300ER operation increases to 6 weekly (-200ER 1 weekly). 777-300ER operates daily from 01JUL16

Amsterdam – Tokyo Narita Service operates with 747-400COMBI/777-200ER/777-300ER, and switches to 777 only from 03SEP16

Amsterdam – Toronto Operational aircraft changes from 18JUN16
18JUN16 – 05SEP16 12 weekly 777-200ER
eff 06SEP16 787-9 operates KL695/696 Day x147, replacing 777-200ER (Day x47 from 26SEP16)

Amsterdam – Xiamen Planned 787-9 replaces 777-200ER remains unchanged for this 3 weekly flights. However, Day 7/1 operates with 777-200ER from 27MAR16 to 25APR16 on temporary basis

In short, revised Boeing 787-9 destination in Northern summer 2016 season includes:
Amsterdam – Abu Dhabi – Muscat
Amsterdam – Cape Town
Amsterdam – Chengdu
Amsterdam – Delhi
Amsterdam – Dubai
Amsterdam – Hangzhou
Amsterdam – Osaka Kansai
Amsterdam – Rio de Janeiro
Amsterdam – Sao Paulo
Amsterdam – Shanghai Pu Dong
Amsterdam – Toronto
Amsterdam – Xiamen