China Airlines to launch Taipei – Osaka – New York from late-Apr 2011

China Airlines from 29APR11 begins 3 weekly Taipei Taoyuan – Osaka Kansai – New York JFK service with 2-class Boeing 747-400 aircraft. This will replace existing 3 weekly service via Anchorage.

Schedule is not loaded in the GDS at time this post goes to press, but is reported by Japan’s travel press “Travelvision” (19JAN11). Kansai Airport also issued a press release regarding this route.

Schedule:

CI020 TPE1640 – 2010KIX2150 – 2200JFK 744 257
CI019 JFK0210 – 0530+1KIX0800+1 – 0950+1TPE 744 136