China Airlines S16 Operation Changes as of 06JAN16

China Airlines this week begins updating its planned summer 2016 operation, effective 27MAR16. Initial adjustment includes the following.

Kaohsiung – Fukuoka 2 weekly service cancelled
Kaohsiung – Okinawa Operational day revises from Day 25 to Day 36, 737-800 service
Kaohsiung – Seoul Incheon Service reduces from 7 to 5 weekly (Day x36), 737-800 service
Taipei Taoyuan – Manila CI703/704 operates with A330-300, instead of planned 747-400 (Previously planned overall 2 daily 747 being revised to 1 daily each A330 and 747)
Taipei Taoyuan – Okinawa 21JUN16 – 30AUG16 CI120/121 operates with A330-300 on Day 27 (In general overall service is 2 daily 747 operation)
Taipei Taoyuan – Shanghai Pu Dong eff 03JUN16 CI505/506 operates with 777-300ER, replacing A330-300 (Overall 15 weekly 777)
Taipei Taoyuan – Singapore – Surabaya eff 01JUL16 Boeing 737-800 replaces A330-300, daily
Taipei Taoyuan – Wuxi A330-300 will replace 737-800 on 2 of 4 weekly flights from 03FEB16, and 3rd flight will be operated by A330 from 27MAR16
Taipei Taoyuan – Vienna Boeing 747-400 operation in summer 2016 season will begin from 28MAR16 (Service operates with 747 from June in 2015)

Schedule listing for following routes has been adjusted, but not yet reflected in the inventory:
Kaohsiung – Bangkok Service reduces from 7 to 5 weekly (Day x36)
Kaohsiung – Kumamoto Service revises from 3 to 2 weekly, to be operated on Day 36
Taipei Taoyuan – Bangkok
CI833/834 tentatively to be operated by 777-300ER, replacing 747-400
CI835/836 tentatively to be operated by 747-400, replacing A330 (Service from June to August operates with a mix of A330 and 747)

Taipei Taoyuan – Hanoi Boeing 777-300ER tentatively scheduled to replace A330-300 on following:
29MAR16 – 16SEP16 Day 146
17SEP16 – 29OCT16 Daily

Previously reported changes:
Taipei Taoyuan – Frankfurt eff 01JUN16 Increase from 5 to 7 weekly
Taipei Taoyuan – New York JFK eff 16MAY16 Increase from 3 to 4 weekly, 5th weekly from 30MAY16