China Airlines today (12JAN16) outlined initial Airbus A350-900XWB operation, currently scheduled to enter revenue service on 01AUG16. Initially the Skyteam member plans to operate the A350 aircraft on Taipei Taoyuan – Hong Kong route twice a day, further increase to 4 daily by 01OCT16.
CI641 TPE0855 – 1040HKG 359 D
CI915 TPE1435 – 1630HKG 359 D
CI642 HKG1140 – 1330TPE 359 D
CI916 HKG1735 – 1930TPE 359 D
From 01OCT16, following service is also scheduled to be operated by A350: CI909/910, CI919/920. Note that the airline’s website is currently not displaying A350 operating flight, however these has been reflected in the GDS inventory.
Planned A350-900XWB operational routes, flights, and service entry dates remain subject to change.