KOREAN AIR NEWS

 

Korean Air boosts Middle East flights with Saudi departure

Breaking Travel News  2012-09-27 07:44:33

Korean Air has expanded its network to the Middle East with the announcement that a direct service between Korea and Saudi Arabia, the largest Arab state in Western Asia, will begin on November 9th 2012. ...

Airline Routes

Air Transport World  2012-08-07 20:34:31

IrAero, Russia will launch 2X-weekly Irkutsk-Hailar Bombardier CRJ200 service Sept. 1 and 2X-weekly Ulan-Ude-Manzhou CRJ200 service Aug. 8. Russian Ural Airlines will begin weekly Chelyabinsk-Tashkent ...

Emirates and Korean Air latest to admit price-fixing

The New Zealand Herald  2012-07-27 17:30:00

International airlines Emirates and Korean Air Lines have joined the list of carriers admitting liability in a long-running air cargo price-fixing cartel, taking the total settlement to $21.4 million so ...

Boeing sells three more 777s to African, Asian airlines

The News Tribune  2012-07-20 21:15:39

Boeing is reporting today two airlines have placed orders for three more of its popular 777 twin jets. Korean Air has signed an order for two of Boeing's 777-300ER jets. At list prices those planes are ...

Boeing, Korean Air Announce Order for Two 777-300ERs

PR Newswire  2012-07-20 15:07:00

SEATTLE, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Korean Air today finalized an order for two 777-300ERs (Extended Range) airplanes. The order is valued at $596 million at Boeing list prices."Korean ...

Korean Air sinks to 2Q loss despite 11% revenue rise

Air Transport World  2012-07-20 13:53:22

Korean Air (KE) incurred a KRW159 billion ($140 million) net loss in the second quarter, reversed from a KRW21 billion net profit in the year-ago period.

Korean Air to order two 777-300ERs

Air Transport World  2012-07-19 16:06:48

Boeing has confirmed to ATW that Korean Air (KE) has ordered two 777-300ERs, valued at $596 million at list prices.

Korean Air's 737-900ER Lands at Farnborough to Showcase New Boeing Sky Interior

PR Newswire  2012-07-08 17:20:00

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A Korean Air Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range), featuring Boeing's innovative Sky Interior, was the second Boeing [NYSE: BA] airplane ...

Elbit Systems to Upgrade Korean Air Forces' C-130 Transport Aircraft Under Contract Valued at $62 Million

PR Newswire  2012-06-24 07:10:00

HAIFA, Israel, June 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at $62 million to upgrade the Korean Air ...

Korean Air ad offends some Kenyans

USA Today  2012-06-18 18:55:00

Korean Air has apologized for describing Kenyans as "indigenous people full of primitive energy" in an ad promoting service to Nairobi.

Korean Air: Sorry for calling Kenyans 'primitive'

USA Today  2012-06-18 17:32:08

A notice on Korean Air's website announcing the start of non-stop flights from Korea to Kenya sparked a flurry of angry Tweets and Facebook ...

Aircraft & Components

Air Transport World  2012-06-05 20:56:33

Jet Midwest Group announced it has acquired 17 complete Boeing 767 aircraft from Air Canada. Boeing delivered the first new 737-800 NextGen to Air Lease Corp. (ALC) to be operated by Korean Air (KE) ...

Grandstar Cargo to be liquidated

Air Transport World  2012-05-25 15:12:16

Grandstar Cargo International Airlines (GD), the joint venture launched by Sinotrans Air Transportation Development Co. and Korean Air (KE), is expected to be liquidated due to continuous operating losses.

Bomb threat made to Korean Air jetliner

The New Zealand Herald  2012-04-11 19:45:06

Authorities on inspected a Korean Air jetliner at a military base in westernmost Canada after an anonymous caller said a bomb had been planted on the plane.Korean Air flight 72 from Vancouver bound for ...

Flights rerouted to avoid North Korea missile launch

Air Transport World  2012-04-11 19:31:27

About 20 flights from airlines including All Nippon Airways (ANA), Cebu Pacific, Delta Air Lines, Garuda Indonesia, Japan Airlines (JAL), Korean Airlines, Philippine Airlines, and will be re-routed between ...

Bomb threat diverts Korean plane

BBC News  2012-04-11 04:18:10

A Korean Airlines plane is diverted to a Canadian military base after the airline receives a tip-off about a bomb threat.

Security scare lands Korean Air flight

The Australian  2012-04-11 03:51:56

A KOREAN Airlines Boeing 777 en route from Vancouver to Seoul diverted to a Canadian Forces base on Vancouver Island because of an in-flight emergency.

Korean Air flight diverted to Canada airforce base

The New Zealand Herald  2012-04-11 01:41:48

A Korean Airlines Boeing 777 has been diverted to a Canadian Forces base on Vancouver Island because of an in-flight emergency.The Canadian Forces says in a news release the flight was traveling from Vancouver ...

Airline Routes

Air Transport World  2012-03-19 20:40:09

Virgin America and Korean Air (KE) have announced an interline agreement for travel on both carriers' networks across North American, Asian and South American routes. From Seoul Inchon, KE passengers ...

Super jumbo jet coming to Atlanta

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2012-02-29 21:01:17

Korean Air plans to begin flying the A380 super jumbo jet between Atlanta and Seoul, the Atlanta airport's top executive said.