KOREAN AIR NEWS

 

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.

Korean Air to start A380 service June 1; JFK, LAX flights to launch in 2011 second half

Air Transport World  2011-01-18 23:32:55

Korean Air unveiled its initial Airbus A380 service schedule, saying it will launch daily short-haul flights from Seoul Incheon to Tokyo Narita and Hong Kong June 1. It will add Bangkok in July. Regarding ...

Korean Air to launch its first A380 service in May 2011

Air Transport World  2011-01-04 22:52:13

Korean Air will launch its first A380 service in May 2011 with the entire upper deck of the aircraft devoted to business class flyers. The configuration is designed to give business flyers “exclusivity ...

Korean Air A380s To Have Only 407 Seats

Aviation Week  2010-12-29 08:50:28

Korean Air (KAL) will be taking delivery of its Airbus A380 in May and the aircraft will have 407 seats, the lowest seating density of any A380.

Korean Air more than doubles third-quarter earnings

Air Transport World  2010-10-27 21:36:35

Korean Air reported third-quarter net income of KRW583.8 billion ($521 million), more than double a KRW264 billion profit in the year-ago period, attributing the earnings increase to "substantial growth ...

Korean Air more than doubles third-quarter profit

Air Transport World  2010-10-27 15:57:49

Korean Air reported third-quarter net income of KRW583.8 billion ($521 million), more than double a KRW264 billion profit in the year-ago period, attributing the earnings increase to "substantial ...

Fllight Training

Air Transport World  2010-10-26 22:02:43

CAE announced the sale of four 7000 Series full flight simulators to Korean Air and Air China. The contract is valued at approximately C$65 million ($63.6 million) at list prices and includes one A380 ...

Aircraft News

Air Transport World  2010-10-26 22:00:39

Airbus announced the first four of 10 Korean Air A380s are now in production in Toulouse. The first is being prepared for its first flight, the second and third are in the main assembly hall, and the wings ...

Korean Air promises 'the most spacious A380 anywhere'

USA Today  2010-10-25 18:44:00

Korean Air says its first Airbus A380 aircraft has entered the final production stages at Airbus' facility in Toulouse, France. Delivery of the ...

Korean Air Airbus A380 photos

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-10-25 18:05:00

Airbus has posted three photos of its progress on the four A380 super-jumbo jets its assembling for Korean Air. Enjoy.

First Korean Air A380 Almost Ready For Flight

Aviation Week  2010-10-21 22:12:52

Korean Air says its preparations for the A380 are on track, as the carrier's first four aircraft move through the final assembly process in Toulouse.

Sky high hopes for aircraft

The New Zealand Herald  2010-10-09 17:30:00

In Korea, it is important to mark significant events with a sign. "Boeing 787 Asia-Pacific Supplier Media Tour" is the announcement on a banner strung across a seminar room wall as journalists arrive at ...

Korean Air cargo success stolen by strong won

Air Cargo News  2010-08-17 00:00:00

KOREAN Air Lines has flipped its operating loss of 127.3 billion won (US$107.9 million) for the second quarter last year in to an operating profit of 352.1 billion won ($299 million).

Korean Air slides to second quarter loss but touts 'record high' revenue

Air Transport World  2010-08-13 21:23:47

Korean Air posted a second quarter net loss of KRW233.1 billion ($197 million), reversed from a KRW78.5 billion profit in the year-ago period, blaming the negative swing in part on a 30% year-over-year ...

Navoi Cargo Terminal opens in Uzbekistan; Korean Air to expand cargo network

Air Transport World  2010-08-12 21:55:03

Hanjin Group, the parent of Korean Air, announced the opening of a new cargo terminal at Navoi International Airport in Uzbekistan, enabling KE to expand its cargo network by adding routes from Navoi this ...