Air China S16 International Operation Changes as of 08MAR16

Air China in last week’s schedule update has made further adjustment to planned International service during summer season, effective from 27MAR16 to 29OCT16. Latest update as follow.

Beijing – Frankfurt Boeing 747-8I service on CA931/932 is moving back to 26MAR16, instead of 01JUN16. The 747 will operate 4 of 7 weekly, instead of daily.
CA931/932 74H Day x125 77W Day 125 (Selected dates in April sees daily 777-300ER service)
CA965/966 77W Daily (787-9 tentatively scheduled on/after 01JUL16 in timetable listing)

Beijing – Los Angeles CA887/888 operates 4 weekly (Day x135) instead of daily: 27MAR16 – 03JUL16 (Overall will be 18 weekly instead of 21. The 21 weekly flights will now begin from 04JUL16, instead of 01AUG16)
Beijing – Munich eff 01JUN16 Increase from 3 to 4 weekly (Overall service is 6 weekly, reduced from 7). Planned Airbus A330-300 operation, replacing -200, remains unchanged

Previously reported changes:
Beijing – Auckland Service operates 4 weekly in Northern summer season, instead of daily in Northern winter
Beijing – Colombo 4 weekly service is cancelled for summer season
Beijing – Delhi Service reduces from 4 to 3 weekly, A330-300 operation
CA947 PEK2040 – 0130+1DEL 333 136
CA948 DEL0245 – 1135PEK 333 247

Beijing – Geneva Service operates 3 weekly (Day 146) instead of 4 weekly: 27MAR16 – 04JUN16
Beijing – Houston Service operates 5 weekly (Day x13) instead of daily: 27MAR16 – 03JUL16, 05SEP16 – 29OCT16
Beijing – Kuala Lumpur Service reduces from 4 to 3 weekly, A330-300 operation
CA871 PEK1640 – 2310KUL 333 247
CA872 KUL0020 – 0630PEK 333 135

Beijing – Melbourne Service reduces from 4 to 3 weekly, A330-200 operation
CA165 PEK0200 – 1530MEL 330 357
CA166 MEL2040 – 0630+1PEK 330 357

Beijing – Milan Malpensa Service operates 4 weekly (Day x247) instead of daily: 27MAR16 – 01JUN16
Beijing – Mumbai 4 weekly service is cancelled for summer season
Beijing – Munich – Athens eff 03JUN16 Airbus A330-300 replaces -200, 2 weekly
Beijing – New York JFK CA989/990 operates 4 weekly (Day x124) instead of daily: 27MAR16 – 22MAY16, 29AUG16 – 29OCT16 (Overall will be 11 weekly instead of 14)
Beijing – San Francisco eff 02AUG16 Increase from 7 to 11 weekly, new service operated by 777-300ER
CA985 PEK1540 – 1220SFO 74H D
CA785 PEK2100 – 1730SFO 77W x135

CA786 SFO0130 – 0435+1PEK 77W x246
CA986 SFO1450 – 1755+1PEK 74H D

Beijing – Vancouver CA997/998 operates 4 weekly (Day x124) with expanded operational period compared to 2015: 01JUN16 – 30SEP16
Chengdu – Frankfurt 3 weekly service operates with A330-300 for entire S16, replacing -200
Chengdu – Paris CDG Service operates 3 weekly in S16, instead of 4 weekly. A330-200 operation
Chongqing – Dubai eff 02APR16 NEW 3 weekly A330-200 service
Shanghai Pu Dong – San Jose CA eff 16JUN16 NEw 3 weekly A330-200 service


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