Korean Air to supply as B747-8 wing part supplier

Korean Air’s Aerospace Business Division has announced that the airline has been selected to produce the wing structure components for the new Boeing 747-8 aircraft. Since August 2008 Korean Air’s Tech Centre – the Aerospace Business Division, located in Pusan, South Korea – has delivered raked wing tips, wing tip extensions and flap tTrack fairings […]


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Korean Air’s Aerospace Business Division has announced that the airline has been selected to produce the wing structure components for the new Boeing 747-8 aircraft.

Since August 2008 Korean Air’s Tech Centre – the Aerospace Business Division, located in Pusan, South Korea – has delivered raked wing tips, wing tip extensions and flap tTrack fairings for Boeing’s wing structures.

“Korean Air has produced the components of the wing and fuselage for the Boeing 737 and 777 aircraft for over twenty years and in addition has also started manufacturing parts for Boeing 747-400s,” said Hang Jin Cho, executive VP of Korean Air Aerospace Business Division. “As a result, Korean Air has been acknowledged as one of the leading aircraft manufacturers, utilising the most innovative and advanced aircraft manufacturing technologies.”