The latest on Korean Air Lines

Mar 30, 2024 / Asian Aviation

Korean Air to roll out new eco-friendly uniforms

In a move towards sustainability, Korean Air has launched new eco-friendly uniforms for its maintenance, aerospace cargo, and ground handling staff, marking a significant shift in operational attire standards.

Mar 21, 2024 / Aviation Source

Korean Air Orders 33 Airbus A350 Aircraft

In a strategic move to bolster long-haul operations, Korean Air has finalized a $13.7 billion contract for 33 Airbus A350 aircraft, marking a significant pivot from Boeing to Airbus. The order includes 27 A350-1000s and six A350-900s, indicating a major fleet upgrade and expansion.

Mar 14, 2024 /

Korean Air readies new 787-10 business class suites

Upgrades include the launch of state-of-the-art business class suites on Boeing 787-10, with plans for 777 enhancements, cementing Korean Air’s deluxe passenger experience.

Mar 13, 2024 / Asian Aviation

Korean Air to open engine MRO cluster in 2027

Constructing near Incheon International Airport, Korean Air initiates an aircraft engine MRO cluster in Unbuk, targeting operational commencement in 2027.

Mar 06, 2024 / Reuters

South Korea's T'way Air sees 'golden opportunity' from new EU routes.

Following the merger of Korean Air and Asiana Airlines, T'way Air, South Korea's second-largest low-cost carrier, sees significant growth potential in European routes. Executives regard this as a strategic move to distinguish T'way Air within Korea's competitive budget airline sector.

Feb 25, 2024 /

The race is on to buy Asiana Cargo

The EU Commission's approval on February 13, 2024, paves the way for the completion of the Korean Air and Asiana Airlines merger, a deal valued at 1.8 trillion won ($1.4 billion) first announced in 2020. This development marks a significant consolidation in the aviation sector.

Feb 23, 2024 / Airways Magazine

Vienna Airport Boosts its Position as a Cargo Hub for Asia

A strategic partnership has been formed between Vienna Airport, Korean Air, and Incheon International Airport to boost air cargo volumes, leveraging Vienna's growing stature as a key cargo hub between Asia and Europe.

Feb 15, 2024 / Australian Aviation

UNSW Aviation to take students from Korean Air feeder school

A new academic collaboration between Korean Air's training school and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) School of Aviation will offer a dual degree, enhancing cross-cultural and educational exchanges.

Jan 30, 2024 / Asian Aviation

Japan OKs Korean Air-Asiana merger

Korean Air's planned acquisition of Asiana Airlines has crossed a significant regulatory hurdle as the Japan Fair Trade Commission gives the green light, with decisions from EU and US authorities pending.

Jan 30, 2024 /

Korean Air shifts to Q4 net loss on operating costs

Despite a strong fiscal year, Korean Air faces a Q4 net loss attributed to increased operating expenses and the reintegration of bellyhold capacity, undercutting strong pandemic-era cargo performance.

Jan 23, 2024 / ch-aviation

EC poised to approve Korean Air / Asiana merger

Korean Air's bid to acquire a controlling stake in Asiana Airlines nears fruition, with anticipated EC approval following significant concessions by both airlines.

Jan 10, 2024 / Aviation Business News

Korean Air signs cargo SAF agreement with Yusen Logistics

With the new partnership between Korean Air and Yusen Logistics, the deployment of sustainable aviation fuel within the cargo sector gains momentum, aiming for reduced environmental impact.

Jan 03, 2024 / Janes

South Korean air force receives first TA-50 Block 2 aircraft

South Korea's Air Force bolsters its capabilities with the first delivery of the upgraded TA-50 Block 2, an advanced variant of the 'Golden Eagle' lead-in fighter trainer/light attack aircraft by Korea Aerospace Industries.