Korean Air takes its first A380; Airbus predicts new orders at Paris Air Show

Air Transport World  2011-05-24 21:39:03

Korean Air on Tuesday took delivery of its first Airbus A380 in a Toulouse ceremony. It will become the first Asian carrier to operate a GP7200-powered A380.

Korean Air gets first Airbus A380

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2011-05-24 15:24:32

Korean Air marked delivery of its first of 10 super-jumbo Airbus A380s on order Tuesday at Airbus' assembly plant in Toulouse, France. “Korean Air was the first airline to purchase an Airbus aircraft ...

Aircraft News

Air Transport World  2011-05-05 21:57:00

Korean Air's first A380 flew on Wednesday in Hamburg for the start of a final phase of flight and ground tests by Airbus ahead of delivery later this month. KE will become the sixth operator of the ...

Fuel cost crashes Korean's profit

Air Cargo News  2011-05-04 00:00:00

THE world's largest freight carrier, Korean Air Lines, has seen first quarter profits fall by over US$100 million against January-March 2010 figures.

Fuel bite leaves Korean Air Lines sore

Air Cargo News  2011-05-04 00:00:00

THE world's largest freight carrier, Korean Air Lines, has seen first quarter profits fall by over US$100 million against January-March 2010 figures.

Korean Air orders more Boeings

The News Tribune  2011-05-03 21:53:39

Korean Air Lines Co. has ordered two additional Boeing 777-300ERs for its fleet, the airline said today. The 777-300ER is the largest and most popular model in the 777 line. Boeing's list price for one ...

Korean Air inks order for five more A330s

Air Transport World  2011-05-03 20:20:19

Airbus confirmed Korean Air has ordered five A330-200s, which brings KE’s orders for the type to 30, of which 23 have already been delivered (ATW Daily News, Feb. 27, 2009). Airbus said the A330s ...

Korean Air to buy 7 widebody jets

USA Today  2011-05-03 19:02:00

Korean Air says it will buy seven new widebody jets following a strong quarterly earnings report. The carrier says it will buy two Boeing 777-300ER ...

Korean Air orders five more A330s

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2011-05-03 18:08:29

Korean Air has ordered five more Airbus A330-200s, Airbus announced Tuesday. This brings the airline's A330 order total to 30, with 23 delivered. Read more aerospace news. Visit seattlepi.com's home page ...

MG6: part Audi, part Korean hire car

guardian.co.uk  2011-04-12 18:27:13

The 'new' MG is a car doing its best to be the very model of a modern Sino-British sports saloonLet's be clear. This is not an MG that many, if any of us, will recognise. The "new" MG6 is a rebadged Roewe ...

Korean To Have Duty Free Shop On Its A380s

Aviation Week  2011-04-05 14:47:17

Korean Air will offer its passengers a duty free shop on board its Airbus A380s.

Hawaiian Airlines inks frequent-flier alliance with Korean Air

USA Today  2011-03-23 19:55:17

Hawaiian Airlines says it has expanded its partnership with Korean Air to include a fully reciprocal frequent-flier arrangement.

Korean Air buys two Boeing freighters

Air Cargo News  2011-03-21 00:00:00

THE world's number one cargo airline, according to IATA statistics, is expanding its freighter fleet.

Korean Air orders two more 747-8Fs; converts 787 orders to -900s

Air Transport World  2011-03-20 18:32:20

Boeing said Friday that Korean Air placed an order for two more 747-8 freighters, adding to the five of the type it already has on order.

Korean Air orders two 747 freighters

The News Tribune  2011-03-18 22:03:47

Korean Air announced today it is ordering two 747-8 freighters from Boeing. At list prices, those aircraft are worth $639 million. The 747-8 is the latest generation of the jumbo jet. The freighter version ...

Air China to buy five Boeing 747-8 Intercontinentals

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2011-03-08 01:18:48

Chinese flag carrier Air China has signed an agreement to buy five Boeing 747-8 Intercontinentals, Boeing announced Monday. Air China is the third airline customer for the aircraft, after Lufthansa and ...

Freshly painted: Korean Air shows off its first Airbus A380

USA Today  2011-02-25 22:26:00

Korean Air's and Airbus on Thursday unveiled the first A380 superjumbojet to be painted in the Korean carrier's colors and logo. The aircraft ...

Aircraft News

Air Transport World  2011-02-24 23:00:26

Airbus on Thursday announced it has rolled out the first Korean Air Airbus A380 bearing the airline's livery. The paint work was done in Hamburg. The aircraft is one of 10 ordered by the carrier, which ...

Airbus paints first Korean Air A380

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2011-02-24 17:54:55

Airbus has painted the first A380 super-jumbo jet for Korean Air.

Korean Air swings to $419 million 2010 profit

Air Transport World  2011-01-26 23:30:17

Korean Air reported a 2010 net profit of KRW468.4 billion ($418.6 million), reversed from a net loss of KRW98.9 billion in 2009, marking its first profitable year since 2007.