Korean Air S11 Initial Asia/Mid-East Changes: Update 2 as of 13JAN11

Edit: Latest changes to Japan operation has been revised as of 19JAN11. Click here for latest information.

As per 13JAN11 GDS timetable display, LATEST changes to Korean Air’s Summer 2011 Asia, Middle East, including Japan and Hong Kong operation as follows.

Additional changes are possible:

Seoul Incheon – Akita eff 27MAR11 Boeing 737-800 replace -900
Seoul Incheon – Bangkok Aircraft changes
27MAR11-30JUN11 & eff 01OCT11 KE651/652 Airbus A330-300 replace 777-300
01JUL11-30SEP11 KE651/652 Airbus A380-800 replace A330-300

Seoul Incheon – Beijing KE853/854 eff 27MAR11 Airbus A330-200 replace 737-800 on Day 567
Seoul Incheon – Changsha eff 27MAR11 Increase from 4 weekly Boeing 737-800 to 5 weekly Airbus A330-300, schedule change in effect
KE819 ICN1500 – 1740CSX 73H x256 -26MAR11
KE819 ICN0900 – 1120CSX 333 x26 27MAR11-

KE820 CSX1840 – 2235ICN 73H x256 -26MAR11
KE820 CSX1230 – 1630ICN 333 x26 27MAR11-

Seoul Incheon – Ho Chi Minh
eff 01JUL11 Increase from 1 to 2 Daily, new flight operated by Boeing 737-900ER
eff 02OCT11 Boeing 747-400 replace 777-300ER

KE683 ICN0900 – 1210SGN 73J D
KE681 ICN1915 – 2220SGN 77W D

KE684 SGN1310 – 2010ICN 73J D
KE682 SGN2350 – 0650+1ICN 73J D

Seoul Incheon – Hong Kong aircraft changes
KE603/604 27MAR11 – 30JUN11 333 (Replace 744/77W) 01JUL11 – 01OCT11 388 02OCT11 – 29OCT11 744
KE607/608 Airbus A380 operation 31MAY11 – 03JUL11 Day x1  04JUL11 – 31JUL11 Day x34 01AUG11 – 29OCT11 Daily (HKG departs the next day; 77W operates service when A380 not operating)

Seoul Incheon – Jakarta 31MAY11 – 17SEP11 Summer seasonal increase re-introduced, increase from 7 to 10 weekly. The extra 3 weekly service is to operate with the new Boeing 737-900ER, instead of 777-200
KE627 ICN1545 – 2035CGK 772 D
KE625 ICN1725 – 2225CGK 73J 256

KE628 CGK2205 – 0705+1ICN 772 D
KE626 CGK2340 – 0900+1ICN 73J 256

Seoul Incheon – Jinan eff 02JUL11 Increase from 2 weekly (Day 25) to 4 weekly (Day x147)
Seoul Incheon – Kagoshima eff 27MAR11 Boeing 737-800 replace Airbus A330-300, 3 weekly
Seoul Incheon – Kunming
28MAR11 – 29JUL11 Service operates 2 weekly Airbus A330-300 aircraft, reduced from 3
31JUL11 – 29OCT11 3rd weekly service, Day 3, resumes with Boeing 737-800 aircraft

Seoul Incheon – Mudanjiang eff 05JUN11 Boeing 737-900ER operates Sundays service
Seoul Incheon – Oita eff 27MAR11 Reduce from 3 weekly Boeing 737-900 to 2 weekly Boeing 737-800
Seoul Incheon – Qingdao eff 24SEP11 Boeing 737-900ER operates Saturdays service
Seoul Incheon – Shanghai Pu Dong eff 01JUL11 KE895/896 Boeing 777-300ER operates on Day 567
Seoul Incheon – Shenzhen Boeing 737-800 continues operation in Summer 2011, compared to A330 in S10
Seoul Incheon – Tokyo Narita Aircraft changes
KE001/002 eff 27MAR11 Airbus A330-200 replace Boeing 777-200ER
KE701/702 02JUN11 – 30SEP11 Airbus A380 replace Boeing 777-300
KE705/706 02OCT11 – 28OCT11 Airbus A380 replace 747-400 on Day 357 (Day 146 from NRT)

Seoul Incheon – Xiamen eff 27MAR11 Increase from 3 weekly (Day 246) to 4 weekly (Day x357), Boeing 737-800 operating
Seoul Incheon – Xian eff 07JUN11 Increase from 5 weekly (Day x24) to Daily, Boeing 737-800 operating
Seoul Incheon – Ulan Baatar Summer peak season operates 6 weekly (Day x5), compared to Daily in Summer 2010
Seoul Gimpo – Osaka Kansai eff 27MAR11 KE2725/2726 Airbus A330-300 replace A300-600R (Total 2 Daily A330)

Following routes mentioned on 11JAN11 remains unchanged:
Seoul Incheon – Denpasar eff 27MAR11 Service increase to 10 weekly. 27JUN11 – 28AUG11 Service increase to 14 weekly
KE633 ICN1700 – 2300DPS 333 D
KE629 ICN1805 – 0005+1DPS 333 x67
KE629 ICN1905 – 0105+1DPS 333 67

KE634 DPS0025 – 0830ICN 333 D
KE630 DPS0120 – 0925ICN 333 x17
KE630 DPS0220 – 1025ICN 333 17

KE633/634 operates Day 157/126 except 27JUN11 – 28AUG11

Seoul Incheon – Kota Kinabalu 15JUL11 – 27AUG11 Increase from 2 to 4 weekly
Seoul Incheon – Manila eff 27MAR11 KE623/624 Boeing 777-300 replace Airbus A330-200/-300 (Total 2 Daily 777-300)
Seoul Incheon – Phnom Penh eff 27MAR11 Airbus A330-300 replace Boeing 737-800
Seoul Incheon – Phuket KE637/638 Boeing 777-200 replaced by following aircraft. In addition, service increase from 7 to 11 weekly eff 25JUN11
27MAR11 – 30JUN11 Airbus A330-300
01JUL11 – 30SEP11 Boeing 777-300
01OCT11 – Boeing 747-400

KE639 ICN1755 – 2210HKT 333 x256
KE637 ICN1900 – 2315HKT EQV D

KE638 HKT0045 – 0855ICN EQV D
KE640 HKT2340 – 0750+1ICN 333 x256

Seoul Incheon – Singapore eff 27MAR11 Service increase from 7 to 11 weekly (see post on 09DEC10). This now further increase to 14 weekly eff 31MAY11
KE643 ICN0850 – 1400SIN 772 D
KE641 ICN1825 – 2335SIN 773 D

KE642 SIN0055 – 0810ICN 773 D
KE644 SIN1530 – 2245ICN 772 D

KE643/644 till 30MAY11 operates Day x246

Seoul Incheon – Tel Aviv eff 02OCT11 Increase from 3 to 4 weekly. New flight operates on Sundays
KE957 ICN1535 – 2025TLV 332 7
KE957 ICN1600 – 2110TLV 332 246

KE958 TLV2225 – 1545+1ICN 332 7
KE958 TLV2230 – 1550+1ICN 332 246