Tag: Korean Air

  • Nordisk begins LD3 delivery to Korean Air

    Korean Air continues to favour aluminium because of its simplicity in maintenance and greater recycling benefits.... Read More
  • Korean Air hits Q1 sales and profit records

    Korean Air said its first quarter sales and operating profits were the highest ever, based on an increase in demand for travel and a strong won. The carrier’s first quarter sales were 2.6 trillion won (US$2.3 billion), up 14.8...... Read More
  • 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...... Read More
  • WFS boosts volumes with 12 new contracts

    Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest cargo handler, has boosted its volumes in Paris by over 6,000 tonnes a month after signing contracts with a dozen new airlines. Korean Air is the largest of the contracts and sees...... Read More
  • Korean Air launches Hanoi service

    Korean Air Lines (KAL) Cargo has announced the launch of a scheduled B747-400 freighter service to the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi. The service will operate twice-weekly to Hanoi via Singapore from Seoul Incheon with the return routed direct from Hanoi...... Read More
  • Korean pulls out of SkyTeam cargo alliance

    Korean Air has terminated its involvement in the SkyTeam joint venture cargo sales alliance that had been formed with SkyTeam partners Delta and Air France. The Asian carrier’s withdrawal effectively ended the joint venture after Delta Cargo decided to...... Read More
  • SOUTH KOREA: Korean Air swings to Q2 net profit

    Korean Air reported this week that it has swung to a net profit in the second quarter after six consecutive quarters of losses, helped by lower fuel costs and large currency-linked gains. The world’s largest air cargo carrier is...... Read More
  • Korean Air extends China network

    Korean Air has announced it will add two non-stop services to China from Incheon International Airport in Seoul, beginning 27 May. This will bring Korean Air’s services between Incheon International Airport, Seoul, and Xi’an, a western city in China...... Read More
  • Jin Air to begin international routes soon

    Jin Air, the premium short-haul carrier established in 2008 by Korean Air, will start its inaugural international flights in October this year to cities in China and Thailand.... Read More
  • Korean Air reports net loss

    Korean Air reported a full-year 2008 net loss of KRW1.96 trillion (US$1.4 billion), reversed from a net profit of KRW11.1 billion in 2007, citing the weak won as the biggest contributor to the heavy decline. It also said yesterday...... Read More