Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Air France has confirmed that it will be suspending its daily flights to PHL-Philadelphia from October this year and instead the route will be taken over by its partner i.e. Delta Airlines. DL will be using a B 757-200 for this sector where as AF currently use a mixture of A 332s and A 343s on the PHL route. AF too revealed that it will be reducing capacity to ICN-Seoul effective immediately till end March from a daily B 773ER to 5 weekly B 772ERs + 2 weekly B 773ERs.
It also has officially confirmed that it will be increasing frequencies on its Hong Kong route from June 16th 09. Currently, CDG-HKG nonstop flights are flown 12 times a week, however these will be increased to double daily from mid June onwards using a B 773ER daily + B 772ER daily. With regards to JNB bound flights, for the peak summer season i.e. June-Sept, they will reduced from double daily to 13 weekly flights using a B 773ER daily + 6 weekly B 772ERs.