Air France in Northern summer 2019 season is discontinuing Airbus A380 service on Paris CDG – Johannesburg route, reflected in mid-October 2018’s schedule update. The Skyteam member previously planned 3 weekly 777-300ER and 4 weekly A380 service between 31MAR19 and 26OCT19.
As a result of the discontinuing A380 service in NS19, AF is increasing overall service from 7 to 10 weekly. In previous report on Airlineroute on 23OCT18, it only highlighted frequency increase, including the addition of 787-9 Dreamliner service, but did not mention the removal of A380-operatng service.
AF996 CDG1030 – 2100JNB 789 136
AF990 CDG2320 – 0955+1JNB 77W D
AF995 JNB1850 – 0540+1CDG 77W D
AF997 JNB2345 – 1030+1CDG 789 136
Separately, JOON-operating Paris CDG – Cape Town service will be reduced in Northern summer 2019 season, from 3 weekly in NS18 to 2 weekly, from 31MAR19 to 23SEP19.
AF864 CDG0940 – 2120CPT 343 57
AF871 CPT2320 – 1115+1CDG 343 57