KLM S18 Long-haul changes as of 11OCT17

KLM this month made a number of additional adjustments to its Summer 2018 season, effective from 25MAR18. Updated changes as of 11OCT17 as follow.

Amsterdam – Accra 777-300ER replaces -200ER on Day 146 (Previous plan: Day 37). Overall -300ER service increases from 2 to 3 weekly
Amsterdam – Atlanta 777-300ER replaces -200ER on Day x146
Amsterdam – Cape Town 777-300ER service revised from 3-4 weekly to 2 weekly (Day 47; -200ER operates 5 weekly)
Amsterdam – Dubai 777-200ER operates daily. Planned 787-9 service operating 2 of 7 weekly flights cancelled
Amsterdam – Havana Service reduced from previously planned 7 weekly to following:
25MAR18 – 29JUL18 6 weekly (Day x2)
30JUL18 – 01SEP18 5 weekly (Day x27)
02SEP18 – 24OCT18 6 weekly (Day x2)

Amsterdam – Johannesburg 777-300ER service revised from 2-4 weekly to 2 weekly only (Day 36; -200ER operates 5 weekly)
Amsterdam – Lagos eff 26AUG18 777-200ER replaces A330-300, 1 daily
Amsterdam – Los Angeles KL603/604 unified to 777-200ER and 787-9, instead of 777-200ER/-300ER and 787-9. Operational days for 787-9 as follow:
26MAR18 – 25AUG18 Day 16 (Previous plan: Day x246)
26AUG18 – 24OCT18 Daily

Amsterdam – Luanda – Windhoek eff 26AUG18 A330-300 replaces -200, 3 weekly (Planned aircraft changes begins 1 week earlier than previously scheduled)
Amsterdam – Miami Seasonal service operates until 24MAR18, instead of 30JUN18
Amsterdam – Minneapolis/St. Paul Service increases from 3 weekly to following:
21MAY18 – 01JUL18 5 weekly (Day x56)
02JUL18 – 24OCT18 4 weekly (Day x156)

Amsterdam – Panama City 777-300ER service revised from 4 weekly (Day x146) to 3 weekly (Day 135)
Amsterdam – Shanghai Pu Dong KL895/896 777-300ER service increases from 4 weekly (Day x136) to 5 weekly (Day x13)
Amsterdam – Taipei Taoyuan – Manila 777-300ER service revised from 5 weekly (Day x25) to 3 weekly (Day 137)
Amsterdam – Vancouver Revised operational aircraft:
25MAR18 – 20MAY18 777-200ER (787-9 previously scheduled to operate 3 of 7 weekly)
21MAY18 – 24OCT18 787-9

Previously reported changes:
Amsterdam – Abu Dhabi A330-300 replaces -200 on 2 of 5 weekly flights
Amsterdam – Astana – Almaty – Amsterdam 2nd weekly service to be resumed from 25MAY18
Amsterdam – Bogota – Cartagena – Amsterdam eff 25MAR18 Increase from 3 to 4 weekly, 787-9 service
Amsterdam – Chicago O’Hare 777-200ER replaces 747-400COMBI on Day x357 (Day 14 from 24MAY18)
Amsterdam – Fortaleza eff 03MAY18 NEW 2 weekly A330-200 service, 3 weekly from 02JUL18
Amsterdam – Hong Kong 3 of 7 weekly service continue to be served by 777-200ER (to be introduced from 29OCT17), instead of 787-9, replacing 747-400COMBI
Amsterdam – Houston 787-9 replaces 747-400COMBI, 1 daily (Previous plan: 3 weekly 787-9, 4 weekly 777-200ER)
Amsterdam – New York JFK eff26MAR18 Increase from 14 to 20 weekly, new KL645/646 service operated by 787-9
Amsterdam – Rio de Janeiro Galeao Increase from 6 to 7 weekly, 787-9 service
Amsterdam – Tehran Imam Khomeini eff 25MAR18 Service reduces from 4 to 3 weekly, 777-200ER service

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