Air China W17 international service changes as of 29JUN17

Air China today (29JUN17) begins winter schedule changes for 2017/18 season, effective 29OCT17 – 24MAR18. Initial changes to its planned international service as follow.

Beijing – Montreal 787-9 replaces 777-300ER, 3 weekly
Beijing – Montreal – Havana 787-9 replaces 777-300ER, 1 weekly
Beijing – Munich A330-300 replaces -200, 5 weekly
Beijing – Newark eff 02DEC17 787-9 replaces 777-300ER. Service increases from 3 to 4 weekly from 05DEC17 to 27FEB18
Beijing – New York JFK Service operates 12 weekly in W17, instead of previously filed 11 weekly (7 weekly 747-8I and 5 weekly 777-300ER)
Beijing – Paris CDG Service operates 11 weekly in W17, instead of previously filed 9 weekly (7 weekly 3-class 777-300ER and 4 weekly A330-200)
Beijing – Phuket 25JAN18 – 11MAR18 Service operates 11 weekly during period, instead of 14 in same period in 2017
Beijing – Pyongyang Service operates as year-round once again, 2 weekly 737-700
Beijing – Singapore CA975/976 787-9 replaces A330-300, 1 daily (Overall 1 daily each 787 and A330)
Beijing – Sydney 777-300ER operating once again during Northern winter season, 2-class operates from 01DEC17, instead of 3-class
Beijing – Vancouver 2-class High-Density 777-300ER continues operating in winter season, replacing previously filed 3-class
Beijing – Washington Dulles 30NOV17 – 11MAR18 Increase from 4 to 5 weekly, 3-class 777-300ER service
Chengdu – Paris CDG 3 weekly A330-300 service scheduled in W17, instead of previously filed 2 weekly A330-200
Shanghai Pu Dong – Barcelona 30JAN18 – 13FEB18 Service temporary reduced from 3 to 2 weekly

Previously reported changes:
Beijing – Athens NEW 2 weekly nonstop service with A330-200 (from 01NOV17), replacing 1-stop via Munich