Archive | July, 2011

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Singapore Airlines Network Changes Winter 2011/12

 Singapore Airlines has announced the following changes to its route network in the Northern Winter season of 2011 & 2012 (30th Oct to 24th Mar). Photo by Juergen Lehle  All of the following changes are for routes out of Singapore and are effective 30th October 2011. Ahmedabad  Flights will increase to thrice weekly from the […]

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SWISS expands Geneva base in Winter 2011/2012

Swiss International Air Lines from the Northern Winter season of 2011/12 is expanding its operation at Geneva (IATA:GVA). The airline will be adding the tenth based aircraft to the airport. The airline will be increasing its Geneva – London City flights to five daily from the present four, effective 31st October 2011. From the same […]

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SWISS to launch Beijing service in 2012

Swiss Airlines has announced that it will be launching flights to Beijing, China from 11th February 2012. The flights will operate daily, on board Airbus A340-300 aircraft. Schedule: LX196 ZRH1730 – 1020+1PEK 343 D Flying time: 9h50min LX197 PEK1205 – 1600ZRH 343 D Flying time: 10h55min The competition to this route comes from Hainan Airlines […]

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Virgin Australia announces ATR72 routes

Virgin Australia (IATA:DJ) has announced the first routes for its new ATR72 turboprop aircraft, to be operated by Skywest Airlines. The new flights will begin on 31st October. The aircraft will fly on Brisbane – Gladstone : Twice daily (No DJ service at present) Brisbane – Port Macquarie : Daily (No DJ service at present) […]

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Emirates to operate Airbus A380 to Malaysia

Emirates Airline from 1st December 2011 is launching daily A380 service to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The A380 will replace the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft presently used on the EK346/7 rotation. New schedule: EK346 DXB 0405 – 1455 KUL 388 D EK346 KUL 1930 – 2230 DXB 388 D The airline has also earmarked Rome, Auckland via […]

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SIA’s LCC tentatively named as New Aviation

 In tomorrow’s Flight International, I spotted something interesting. (Click to view in full size)  Singapore Airlines’ new Low Cost Carrier subsidiary, which recently confirmed its plans to use Boeing 777-200s, is now registered as New Aviation Pvt. Ltd. This however is simply the company’s name and the actual brand name may vastly differ. Any idea […]

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Southwest Airlines Major Changes Early 2012

 Southwest Airlines has announced major changes to its network from early 2012 onwards. The new schedule sees integration of Air Tran services in some markets and frequency reductions in some others. Photo copyright Bill Abbott  The new services are to Effective 7th January 2012 One new daily nonstop roundtrip between Nashville and Fort Myers. One […]

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Eva Air moves to JFK

Eva Air (IATA:BR) of Taiwan from 31st October is switching its New York operation from Newark airport to the John F. Kennedy airport. The airline will be using Terminal 8 at the JFK. Schedule BR32 TPE 1930 – 2100 JFK 77W Mo, We, Th, Sa flying time: 14h30 BR31 JFK 2250 – 0730+2 TPE 77W […]

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SriLankan Airlines Changes to Milan, Moscow and Rome

SriLankan Airlines has changed the flight schedule of its Milan and Rome service for the Winter season. New schedule eff 2nd November UL571 CMB 0500 – 1115 MXP 1245 – 1405 FCO 1520 – 0505+1 CMB We, Fr, Su 330 The Moscow service reverts to the originally planned departure time which was changed a few […]

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Etihad to Launch Dusseldorf Service

Etihad Airways from 16th December is launching service to Dusseldorf, it’s 4th destination in Germany. EY23 AUH 0205 – 0625 DUS 333 Mo, Fr EY25 AUH 0900 – 1320 DUS 333 Tu, Th EY24 DUS 1100 – 2025 AUH 333 Mo, Fr EY26 DUS 2130 – 0655+1 AUH 333 Tu, Th Dusseldorf will be the […]

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