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Korean Air develops world’s first aircraft inspection technology using drone swarms

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Korean Air, with its extensive experience in manned and unmanned aerial vehicle development, has developed a technology that can inspect aircraft using drone swarms. Korean...

Korean Air to replace its 10 Airbus A380s in 5 years, its 10 Boeing 747-8Is in 10 years

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Korean Air plans to replace its 10 A380-800 and 10 B747-8I aircraft with smaller planes to increase efficiency, the carrier’s chief executive officer Cho...

Korean Air postpones merger with Asiana to 2024 – Update

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Korean Air has delayed its acquisition of Asiana Airlines to 2024. Indeed, there are several obstacles in the way, including monopoly issues and the...

Korean Air announces operating profit for 2020 despite the COVID-19 crisis

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Korean Air posted an operating profit in 2020 despite the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. At its February 4 board meeting, the company announced provisional financial...

Leading airlines (incl. Brussels Airlines) commit to helping UNICEF in its historic mission of transporting COVID-19 vaccines around the world

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UNICEF is today launching the Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative. Under this landmark initiative, over 10 leading airlines are signing agreements with UNICEF to support the...

In a deal worth $1.6 billion, Korean Air acquires Asiana Airlines

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On 16 November, the South-Korean Government and the Korea Development Bank (KDB) announced the acquisition of Asiana Airlines by Korean Air. The board of...

[Analysis] South Korean aviation sector shows positive signs in Q2 but full recovery will take time, says GlobalData

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The South Korean aviation sector, which had witnessed a sharp decline in the first quarter (Q1) due to COVID-19 pandemic, is showing signs of...

Korean Air maintains the highest quality of cabin air with HEPA filters and air circulation systems

Korean Air launched a special inspection on HEPA (high efficiency particulate air) filters on its aircraft in efforts to maintain safety and cleanliness of...

[COVID-19] 200 non-Israelis from a plane which arrived from South Korea refused entry into Israel

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On 22 February, Korean Air operated a Boeing 777-200 (HL7574) from Seoul, South Korea to Tel Aviv, Israel (flight KE957). Israel, however, refused to...

Korean Air becomes Budapest’s latest airline

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Budapest Airport’s record growth continues as the Hungarian capital announces yet another new airline for summer 2020.  Korean Air, the flag carrier of South...

Korean Air actively works to eradicate all In-flight smoking

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Korean Air will take strong action to eliminate smoking on board including that of e-cigarettes. Any passenger found smoking will be handed over to...

Korean Air to launch new routes in the Philippines and China in October

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Korean Air will launch new flights to Clark, the Philippines, and Nanjing, China on October 27, and Zhangjiajie and Hangzhou, China, on October 28. From...

Korean Air to reduce Japan routes and increase Southeast Asian routes

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Korean Air has announced its plans to adjust the frequency of some routes, in consideration of decreasing demand of Japanese routes due to Korea-Japan...

Korean Air to launch four new routes in China and the Philippines

Korean Air will launch four new routes in the remaining part of the year--three in cities in China and one in the Philippines. The...

Delta equity investment deepens ties to joint venture partner Korean Air

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Delta has acquired a 4.3 percent equity stake in Hanjin-KAL, the largest shareholder of Korean Air. The investment demonstrates Delta’s commitment to the success...

Korean Air hosted the 75th IATA Annual General Meeting

The 75th IATA (International Air Transport Association) AGM (Annual General meeting) and World Air Transport Summit kicked off on June 1, at the COEX...

Korean Air receives delivery of its 200th Boeing aircraft

Korean Air received delivery of its 25th B777-300ER, the 200th Boeing aircraft the airline has received since 1971. The first Boeing aircraft Korean Air received...

Korean Air and Delta Air Lines launch joint advertisement campaign

To commemorate the 1st anniversary of the partnership between Korean Air and Delta Air Lines, both airlines have unveiled a joint advertisement campaign, “Greater...

New Korean Air Boston flights to add almost $100 million to regional economy

When Korean Air and Delta launch nonstop flights to Seoul April 12, it will start the ball rolling on $100 million in annual economic...

Korean Air takes action to protect customers with peanut allergy

Korean Air has taken strong action to ensure the health and safety of passengers who are allergic to peanuts. As a first step, the airline...

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