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Korean Air posts record profits

Korean Air posts record profits

15 April 2010 Airline News

A resurgent Korean economy led by booming technology exports has helped the country’s largest carrier, Korean Air, post record first quarter sales and operating profits. The airline also said it expects to beat its 2010 profit target as the global appetite for technology returns, plus strong growth in transit passenger numbers and plans to boost international routes.

Korean Air A380 ‘in time for Olympics’

Korean Air A380 ‘in time for Olympics’

1 December 2009 Airline News

Korean Air will operate an Airbus A380 to London in time for the 2012 London Olympics, its chief executive has confirmed. The aircraft – which was meant to be in operation in time for the Beijing Olympics – would start flying from Seoul to London in time for the Games

Korean Air reveals new Airbus order

2 March 2009 Airline News

Korean Air has placed a new firm order with Airbus for six more A330-200 aircraft. The order is the first for the new 238 tonne increased take-off weight version of the popular twin-engine widebody, offering an extended flying range of up to 7,200 nautical miles.

Korean Air buys two further superjumbos

4 February 2009 Press Release Airline News

Korean Air is to buy two additional Airbus A380 superjumbos, bringing its total A380 order to ten.Korean Air said the additional order for two planes would cost US$514 million in list price terms. The planes would be delivered in May and June, 2014.

Korean Airlines Adds ABACUS to Enhance Booking Reliability

24 February 2003 Press Release Travel Technology News

Korean Airlines, has added an ABACUS solution to enhance booking reliability with travel agents. The airline has upgraded its booking reliability with the help of ABACUS after implementing AnswerBack earlier this month. With AnswerBack, ABACUS-powered travel agents can now confirm their customerså’ bookings on Korean Airlines faster than ever.