Sunday, April 25, 2010
Air France has officially announced that it has managed to secure the right to fly to Vietnam nonstop from its Paris base from the on set of the IATA 2010-11 season and as a result will be offering nonstop services to Ho Chi Minh City effective Oct 31st 2010. Due to this the following capacity changes take place with its SE Asian network:
SGN - new 3 weekly nonstop terminator flights shall be operated using a Boeing 747-400. However, capacity shall be reduced from January 2011 when the Boeing 777-300ER replaces the B 744 on this sector.
BKK - capacity reduced to a daily nonstop flight using a Airbus A 340-300.
HAN - all 5 weekly flights operated via BKK are canceled.
Air France has officially revealed on the GDS further changes to its long haul schedule for the Summer 2010 IATA season. The main highlights are as follows:
IAD - capacity increased to triple daily B 772ERs from double daily B 772ERs + daily A 332.
DXB - capacity increased from a daily B 772ER to a daily B 773ER.
DEL - capacity reduced from June 7th from a daily A 343 to a daily A 332.
HKG - frequencies increased to double daily nonstop flights using a B 773ER.
KIX - capacity increased from a daily B 772ER to a daily B 773ER.
CCS - capacity reduced from a daily A 343 to a daily A 332.
MEX - capacity increased to double daily nonstop flights using a B 744 + B 772ER each respectively.