Korean Air is to introduce nine additional
next-generation aircraft to its fleet in 2013; two A380s, one
A330-200, two B777-300ERs, two B737-900ERs, one B747-8F and one
The arrival of the addition two
A380s in July and October 2013, will bring the number of
Korean Airís A380s to eight.
Korean Air will mostly deploy the A380s
on long-haul flights, including New York and Los Angeles.
the month of January 2013, the A380 frequency between Incheon -
New York has been doubled from seven to fourteen flights a week.
The frequency of the A380 operation between Incheon - LA route is
also increased from seven to twelve flights a week during the same
On 1 February, Korean Air
will resume the A380 service between Incheon-Frankfurt and in
August, the airline will begin its A380 service between Incheon
Korean Air is committed to adopting
fuel efficient and eco-friendly next-generation aircraft, which
maximize passenger comfort with state-of-the-art seats and
upgraded inflight services.
Korean Air introduced
thirty aircraft during 2011 and 2012; sixteen in 2011 and fourteen
in 2012. Korean Air plans to take delivery of a total of 53
aircraft including five B747-8is, ten B787-9s and ten CS300s by 2018.
January 2013, Korean Airís fleet numbered 148 aircraft. By the
50th anniversary of Korean Air in 2019, the aim is to have 200
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