Korean Air has changed the model type of the
Boeing 787 Dreamliner that it was to introduce next year, to the
more fuel efficient Boeing 787-900. Ten 787s are scheduled to be delivered to
the airline through 2016.
The 787 is made of carbon composite material
allowing passengers to enjoy a quieter, more comfortable and
Starting last year, Korean Air began introducing
six new Airbus A330-200s, an aircraft somewhat equivalent to the
Boeing 787, to
minimize any affect the airline may have due to delays in the
delivery of the 787.
Korean Air has also decided to
Boeing 747-8F freighters rather than lease them.
The maximum range of
the 747-8F is 8130km and it can carry 19% (134 tons) more than the
existing 747-400Fs. Korean Air will be introducing seven B747-8Fs
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