Thursday, May 14, 2015

Air India adjusts Australia bound services

Air India has revealed that as part of its long haul route restructuring process, it will be adjusting its services to Australia in the following manner:

  • Currently it operates 5 weekly DEL-MEL-SYD-DEL flights in a triangular manner using a B787-800.
  • Effective 16MAY onwards, DEL-MEL + DEL-SYD will each be operated as an independent nonstop terminator service 3 times per week using a B787-800 too.

American Airlines increases Chicago-Tokyo flights

American Airlines has officially announced that due to increasing demand for its Tokyo bound operations out of its ORD-Chicago hub, it will be increasing services effective 07SEP15 onwards in the below mentioned manner:
  • Currently it operates 5 times per week nonstop using a B777-200ER
  • Effective 07SEP, these shall be increased to daily nonstop using a smaller Boeing 787-800

Qatar Airways increases Bangkok capacity

Qatar Airways has officially announced that it will be significantly increasing capacity on its popular Bangkok route by adding a second daily A380 nonstop service effective 16SEP. This capacity upgrade results in an extra 182 seats being offered in each direction. 

The DOH-BKK-DOH flights that would be A380 operated are as follows:

QR 836 dep DOH 0215 and QR 830 dep DOH 2100 which return back into DOH airport at 1155 and 2330 each respectively.