Friday, December 1, 2017

Air China announces major European capacity increases

Air China has officially announced that due to consistent rising demand between mainland China and the top metro cities of Europe, it shall be embarking on an aggressive expansion plan to Europe from the on set of the IATA S18 season. The main highlights are as follows:

PVG/CDG - frequencies increased from 5 to 6 weekly nonstop flights using an A332

PVG/BCN - frequencies increased from 3 to 4 weekly nonstop flights using an A332 

CTU/CDG - capacity increased from 3 weekly A332s to 3 weekly A333s

PEK/FCO - capacity increased from daily B789 to daily B77W (2 class)

PEK/LHR - capacity increased to double daily B77Ws from daily A333 + daily B77W

PEK/MUC - capacity increased from daily A332 to daily B77W (3 class)

PEK/ATH - frequencies increased from 2 to 3 weekly flights using an A332

Kuwait Airways increases Cairo, Colombo and Dhaka frequencies

Kuwait Airways has announced that as part of its network expansion transformation program that has been in place since over a year now, it will be increasing its frequencies to Colombo, Cairo and Dhaka effective December 2017 onwards in the following manner:

CAI - frequencies increased from double daily to 16 weekly flights effective 21DEC17 i.e. 11 weekly B77Ws + 2 weekly A332s + 3 weekly A320s

CMB - frequencies increased from 8 to 10 weekly nonstop flights using an A332 exclusively effective 04DEC17

DAC - frequencies increased from 10 to 12 weekly nonstop flights using a B77W exclusively effective 01JAN18