KLM W16 Long-Haul Service Changes as of 03MAY16

KLM within the last few days has made additional adjustment to planned Winter 2016/17 long-haul operation, effective 30OCT16. Latest changes as of 03MAY16 as follow.

Amsterdam – Colombo Previously reported on Airline Route, reservation for this 2 weekly Boeing 787-9 service opened on Monday (02MAY16). Flight resumes as winter seasonal from 31OCT16
Amsterdam – Dubai Previously not covered on Airline Route, service operates with a mix of 777-200ER and 787-9 in W16
KL427/428
30OCT16 – 01JAN17 772 Day x356 (Day x467 from DXB) 789 Day 356 (Day 467 from DXB)
02JAN17 – 26FEB17 772 Day x456 (Day x567 from DXB) 789 Day 456 (Day 567 from DXB)
27FEB17 – 25MAR17 772 Day 127 (Day 123 from DXB) 789 Day x127 (Day x123 from DXB)

KL429/430
30OCT16 – 30DEC16 789 Day 25 (Day 36 from DXB)
03JAN17 – 24MAR17 789 Day 257 (Day 136 from DXB) 772 Day 46 (Day 57 from DXB)

Amsterdam – Kuala Lumpur 3 weekly KL811/812 will continue operating on/after 30OCT16. Operational aircraft switches from 777-200ER to 787-9
Amsterdam – Mexico City Planned increase from 7 to 9 weekly from 30OCT16 to 31DEC16 is cancelled. However KLM will operate extra flight on Saturdays on 05NOV16 / 12NOV16 / 10DEC16 / 17DEC16, with 747-400COMBI
Amsterdam – Miami Previously reported on Airline Route, reservation for this 3 weekly A330-200 service opened on Monday (02MAY16). Flight resumes as winter seasonal from 30OCT16
Amsterdam – Osaka Kansai Boeing 787-9 operation increases from 4 to 6 weekly, compared to previous plan of 2 weekly 777-200ER and 4 weekly 787-9
Amsterdam – Shanghai Pu Dong Service operates with a mix of 777-200ER and 787-9 for most of winter season, instead of 747-400/-400COMBI and 787-9
KL895/896
30OCT16 – 14MAR17 789 Day x37 (Day x14 from PVG) 772 Day 37 (Day 14 from PVG)
15MAR17 – 25MAR17 77W Day 367 (Day 147 from PVG) 789 Day 125 (Day 236 from PVG) 772 Day 4 (Day 5 from PVG)

KL893/894 3 weekly 787-9

Amsterdam – Vancouver Service reduces from 5 weekly in W15 (Day x25) to 4 weekly (Day x257), A330-200 operation

Previously reported changes:
Amsterdam – Almaty – Astana – Amsterdam Airbus A330-200 operates this service 2 weekly, and 2 weekly in opposite direction. Prior to planned Astana launch, KLM previously planned to operate A330-300 to Almaty
Amsterdam – Calgary Boeing 787-9 replaces A330-200, 6 weekly
Amsterdam – Delhi 11DEC16 – 21JAN17 Boeing 777-200ER replaces 747-400, daily
Amsterdam – Edmonton 30OCT16 – 01JAN17 Boeing 787-9 replaces A330-200, 3 weekly
Amsterdam – Havana Increase from 5 to 7 weekly, A330-200/-300 operation
Amsterdam – San Francisco Boeing 787-9 replaces A330-200/-300, 1 daily
Amsterdam – Tokyo Narita Boeing 777-200ER operates 1 daily, replaces 747-400COMBI/777-200ER
Amsterdam – Toronto 02JAN17 – 22JAN17 Boeing 747-400PAX operates daily, instead of 5 weekly -400PAX (Day x46) and 2 weekly -400COMBI (Day 46)