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STORIES Mar 21, 2024 North Korean Bomb in Overhead Storage Bin Explodes Mid-Flight: Korean Air Flight 858 On November 29, 1987, Korean Air Flight 858 was on its way from Abu Dhabi to Bangkok when all communications with the flight were suddenly lost. What first seemed like an aircraft malfunction or pilot error soon became known as the worst terrorist act involving both North and South Korea, with a dark purpose to throw off a major international event. Read More →
NEWS Feb 28, 2024 Korean Air Will Give Three Airbus A350 Planes to T'way Air The proposed merger between Korean Air and Asiana Airlines requires a solution to prevent the combined carrier from having a monopoly in South Korea's aviation market. One solution suggested was to supply T'way Air, a South Korean low-cost carrier (LCC), with five Airbus A330-200s from the Korean Air fleet. However, reports indicate that Korean Air is considering giving three Airbus A350-900s from the Asiana fleet once the merger is complete. Read More →
NEWS Feb 27, 2024 Supernal Takes Off With eVTOL Ambitions as S-A2 and Partnerships Forge Path in Urban Air Mobility Supernal, the Hyundai Motor Company subsidiary focusing on advanced air mobility (AAM), is making significant progress towards introducing an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. At an innovation summit in Las Vegas in January, the company unveiled its product, the S-A2 aircraft. Supernal also announced deals with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) at the Singapore Airshow this month. Read More →
TRIP REPORTS Feb 24, 2024 Trip Report: Economy and Business Class on Korean Air's Boeing 737 MAX 8 Our writer, Sean Kim, had the chance to go on two flights in Korean Air's Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet. One flight was in economy class from Seoul-Gimpo (GMP) to Jeju (CJU). The return flight from CJU to GMP was in business class. Read More →
NEWS Feb 14, 2024 European Union Approves Korean Air's $1.4 Billion Acquisition of Asiana Airlines A merger between South Korea's two largest airlines, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines, has been under discussion for several years. After uncertainty over the merger's status, news emerged showing that progress is continuing. On February 13, the European Commission approved Korean Air's acquisition of Asiana Airlines, providing another green light for the merger. Read More →
NEWS Jul 10, 2023 Korean Air to Use Airbus A380 on Flights to Hong Kong Korean Air plans to use the Airbus A380 on its service from Seoul-Incheon International Airport (ICN) to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) starting in October. Korean Air's future schedule reveals that the airline plans to operate 28 direct A380 flights between the two destinations. Read More →
NEWS Jul 03, 2023 Korean Air to Work with GS Caltex on Sustainable Aviation Fuel Korean Air is working with Korean energy and chemical company GS Caltex to run test flights powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Korean Air and GS Caltex plan to share data from the flights with the South Korean government to help it establish SAF quality standards. These standards are aimed at commercializing SAF and making its use more widespread. Read More →
NEWS Jun 30, 2023 South Korean Carriers Reduce China Flights as Demand Falls Korean Air and Asiana Airlines have reduced the number of direct flights between South Korea and China due to a drop in demand and the deteriorating political relationship between the two countries. Read More →
NEWS Jun 02, 2023 Delta and Korean Air Commemorate 5-Year Trans-Pacific Joint Venture Anniversary Delta Air Lines and Korean Air are celebrating the fifth anniversary of the leading joint venture between the U.S. and Asia. This partnership continues to grow traffic through the region’s premier connecting hub at Incheon International Airport. Read More →
NEWS Sep 29, 2022 Virgin Atlantic to Join SkyTeam London-based airline Virgin Atlantic has just announced it will join the SkyTeam alliance, headed by good partners Delta and Air France-KLM. The airline's entrance will take effect in 2023 and will bring significant benefits to flyers. Read More →