An Asiana Airlines-operated aircraft has crash landed at San Francisco international airport, killing at least two people. The Boeing 777 made an emergency landing earlier, after arriving from Seoul.
JetBlue Airways and Asiana Airlines have launched an interline agreement to connect each other’s networks and bring new flight options to travellers between Asia and the Americas. Through the arrangement, effective immediately, travellers can book single-ticket travel combining flights on both carriers and enjoy one-stop baggage check-in when they transfer between the airlines at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport.
Asiana Airlines has launched a new route between Seoul, South Korea, and Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. Asiana Airlines now operates two flights per week, departing from Incheon Airport at 19:30 every Wednesday and Saturday and arriving in Yangon at 23:40 local time.
Asiana Airlines is increasing its scheduled departures from London Heathrow Terminal 1 to Seoul. From 30 October 2011, Asiana will offer daily nonstop service between London Heathrow and Seoul Incheon airport.
Troops in South Korea have mistakenly opened fire on an Asiana operated passenger jet, in the belief it was a North Korean aircraft. A total of 99 rifle rounds were fired at the passenger jet, all of which failed to hit the target.
Air Canada today announced that it has entered into talks to explore a closer cooperation with Korea’s Asiana Airlines that would result in enhanced service in the Canada-Korea market.
Asiana will offer its passengers the convenience of electronic ticketing, using Amadeus ETS. Asiana, a pioneer in the field of electronic bookings in Asia, joins All Nippon Airways (ANA) and 9 other carriers globally, using Amadeus Electronic Ticket Server (ETS).