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46 Countries served
128 Destinations served
222 Routes served




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South Korean LCC Jin Air to start longhaul flights this December

Jin Air (LJ, Seoul Gimpo) will begin flights to Hawaii in December of this year marking the budget carrier's maiden venture into the longhaul budget market. Initial flights will include Seoul Incheon to Honolulu, the Korea Times reports.

"We have studied the market to decide our first long-range destination," a Jin Air official said. "And we picked Hawaii. Although other full-service carriers now operate between Korea and Hawaii, we think Jin Air's operation will increase the total ...

Korean Air schedules first B747-8 revenue flight for August

Korean Air (KE, Seoul Incheon) will debut B747-8 operations on August 2 with a 3x weekly service from Seoul Incheon to London Heathrow. Airline Route reports the service will initially operate 3x weekly graduating to daily from September 1.

Each of the Korean carrier's ten B747-8s on order from Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) is to be equipped with 368 seats in a three class configuration, and will replace the carrier’s outgoing fleet of thirteen B747-400s.

Korean Air commits to five more B777 freighters

Korean Air (KE, Seoul Incheon) has finalized an order with Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) for five B777-Fs. The order is valued at more than USD1.5 billion at current list prices.

The South Korean carrier already operates a fleet of four B777 freighters on flights throughout South East Asia, Europe, Russia, North America, and Brazil.

As one of the largest cargo operators, Korean also operates 17 B747-400(F)s and five B747-8(F)s.

Philippines' SEAir Int'l blocked from serving South Korea

SEAir International (XO, Clark) is struggling to gain access to the lucrative South Korean market after repeat attempts at securing traffic rights were rejected by the country's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation (MLITT).

Speaking to ABS-CBNnews, chief operating officer Patrick Tan said an application to the MLITT, sent late last year, to begin charter flights between Kalibo and Seoul Incheon was rejected by the MLITT on the basis of SEAir's continued presence on the European ...

South Korea's Asiana pushes ahead with plans for second LCC

Asiana Airlines (OZ, Seoul Incheon) management will submit an application to the South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport to establish a second Low Cost Carrier which, it says, will offer flights out of Seoul Gimpo and Seoul Incheon airports.

Airline officials who spoke to the Korea Times on condition of anonymity said Asiana would hold a controlling stake in the budget carrier unlike with Air Busan (BX, Busan) where it holds a 46% shareholding. Control would allow Asiana ...


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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
A330-2008 8hiddenhiddenhidden
A330-30019 19hiddenhiddenhidden
A380-80010 10hiddenhiddenhidden
B737-700 WIN.1 1hiddenhiddenhidden
B737-800 WIN.16117hiddenhiddenhidden
B737-90016 16hiddenhiddenhidden
B737-900 WIN.6 6hiddenhiddenhidden
B747-40013 13hiddenhiddenhidden
B747-400(F)17 17hiddenhiddenhidden
B747-8(F)5 5hiddenhiddenhidden
B777-20017 17hiddenhiddenhidden
B777-3004 4hiddenhiddenhidden
B777-300(ER)12 12hiddenhiddenhidden
B777-F5 5hiddenhiddenhidden
B787-8   hiddenhiddenhidden
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.


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