LH W13 Long Haul operational changes

Old Aug 9, 13, 4:44 am
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747-8I Daily Service to Mexico City

According to http://airlineroute.net/2013/08/08/lh-mex-sep13/

Lufthansa from 02SEP13 is introducing Boeing 747-8I operation on Frankfurt – Mexico City route, replacing Boeing 747-400 aircraft. Boeing 747-8I operational schedule is currently updated until 26OCT13 inclusive, and on/after 30MAR14.

LH498 FRA1410 – 1905MEX 74H D
LH499 MEX2100 – 1500+1FRA 74H D
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Old Aug 13, 13, 4:39 am
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Originally Posted by oliver2002 View Post
AB is only converting a few aircraft to the EY seat, and those will primarily fly to AUH. The remaining aircraft, especially those flying TATL, will operate with the recently retro fitted 2nd hand seats AB got from LX. AB simply doesn't have the cash to fit its entire fleet with the expensive EY seat.
A TR show the seat on a TATL

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Old Aug 15, 13, 4:42 am
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More W13 Long-Haul Operation Changes

According to http://airlineroute.net/2013/08/15/lh-w13update3/

As per 15AUG13 GDS timetable/inventory display, latest changes to Lufthansa’s planned Long-Haul operation in Winter 2013/14 season, effective 27OCT13, as follow. This also includes selected mid-haul service.

Frankfurt – Abu Dhabi – Muscat eff 12DEC13 Airbus A330-300 replaces A340-300 (Previous plan: effective 04DEC13)
Frankfurt – Bangalore eff 09NOV13 Boeing 747-8I service reduced from daily to 2 weekly (Day 45 from FRA, Day 56 from BLR; Previous plan was 747-400 operating daily instead of -8I from 01DEC13)
Frankfurt – Casablanca 29NOV13 – 01MAR14 Service cancelled. In November 2013 and March 2014, service operates twice weekly with A320 aircraft
Frankfurt – Doha – Bahrain eff 01JAN14 Airbus A330-300 replaces A340-300 (Previous plan: effective 29DEC13)
Frankfurt – Mexico City Boeing 747-8I operating (to be introduced from 02SEP13), replacing 747-400. Schedules from 27OCT13 to 29MAR14 has been updated

Previously Reported changes:
Berlin Tegel – Beirut eff 25NOV13 Service transferring to germanwings
Dusseldorf – Miami 5 weekly service in Winter 2013/14 season cancelled
Frankfurt – Beijing eff 01DEC13 Boeing 747-8I replaces Airbus A380 (PEK departure from 02DEC13)
Frankfurt – Johannesburg Airbus A380 service resumes from 27OCT13
Frankfurt – Kuwait – Dammam 3 of 7 weekly Kuwait service extends to Dammam, A330-300 operating (Dammam overall service increases from 4 weekly to daily)
Frankfurt – Luanda Airbus A330-300 replaces A340-300, 2 weekly service
Frankfurt – Riyadh Airbus A340-300 replaces A330-300, daily operation
Frankfurt – Seoul Incheon Service reduced from daily to 5 weekly (Day x13 from FRA, Day x24 from ICN), A340-600 operating
Frankfurt – Shanghai Pu Dong Boeing 747-400 replaced by following aircraft
380 Day x13 (Day x24 from PVG, effective 25SEP13)
346 Day 13 (Day 24 from PVG)

Frankfurt – Tehran Airbus A330-300 operates on Day x4 (Day x5 from IKA), instead of A340-300. Overall daily service
Frankfurt – Tokyo Narita Boeing 747-400 replaces A380 in Winter 2013/14 season
Frankfurt – New York JFK Boeing 747-400 continues to operate 2 daily service
Frankfurt – Vancouver Airbus A340-600 aircraft continues operation in Winter 2013/14 season, replacing A340-300 in W12
Munich – Riyadh – Jeddah Service reduced from 5 weekly to 4 weekly (Day x467). Riyadh – Jeddah sector is cancelled from 27OCT13
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