Air France S17 Long-Haul service changes as of 27NOV16

Air France in recent schedule update adjusted summer 2017 operation effective 25MAR17. Selected changes on long-haul routes as of 27NOV16, as follow.

Paris CDG – Bangalore Service operates 6 weekly for S17, instead of previously listed 5. A330-200 operation
Paris CDG – Beijing AF128/129 operates with 3-class 777-200ER instead of 3-class -300ER on following:
27MAR17 – 29APR17 Day 135 (Day 246 from PEK)
04SEP17 – 29OCT17 Day 136 (Day 247 from PEK)

Paris CDG – Cancun Service converts to year-round, with 3-class 777-200ER operating between 03MAY17 and 08OCT17, 3 weekly
Paris CDG – Douala – Malabo Service operates 5 weekly instead of 6, 3-class 777-200ER service
Paris CDG – Douala – Yaounde Service operates 2 weekly instead of 1, 3-class 777-200ER service
Paris CDG – Ho Chi Minh City 3-class 777-300ER replaces -200ER on following dates: 28MAR17 – 28MAY17, 05SEP17 – 28OCT17 (3 weekly)
Paris CDG – Lima 15JUN17 – 14SEP17 1 of 5 weekly service (Day 2) operates with 3-class 777-200ER, instead of -300ER
Paris CDG – Mauritius 23JUL17 – 28AUG17 Addition of 4th weekly flight, by 3-class 777-200ER (The other 3 weekly operates with -300ER)
Paris CDG – Montreal Air France on 24NOV16 announced planned 787-9 operation on AF344/345 from 01MAY17. Reservation to switch from 777-200ER/-300ER to 787-9 at a later date
Paris CDG – Mumbai Daily 3-class 777-200ER service in S17, replacing A330-200
Paris CDG – Toronto 12JUN17 – 02SEP17 Day 136 operates with 3-class 468-seater 777-300ER, instead of 381-seater (The leisure high-density operation was also in effect during same period in 2016, however this was not covered on Airlineroute)
Paris CDG – Washington Dulles Seasonal A380 operation on AF054/055, has been expanded to 29MAY17 – 01OCT17 (previous plan: 05JUN17 – 10SEP17)
Paris CDG – Wuhan Airbus A330-200 operates for entire summer season, replacing previously planned 3-class 777-200ER. This route is served 3 weekly (4th weekly from 22JUN17 to 26AUG17)

Previously reported changes:
Paris CDG – Cape Town Service converts to year-round, with A330-200 operating between 01MAY17 and 08OCT17, 3 weekly
Paris CDG – Hong Kong Daily service operates with 4-class 777-300ER, replacing 5 weekly A380 and 2 weekly 777-300ER
Paris CDG – New York JFK Airbus A380 operation increases from 1 to 2 daily

Additional changes to summer schedule will occur in the coming weeks.

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