Korean Air has finalized an order with Boeing
for five 747-8 Intercontinentals and six 777-300ER (Extended
Korean Air has also ordered one additional 787
The value of the combined order is valued at
$3.9 billion at current list prices.
With this order Korea's flag carrier expands its
backlog of 747-8 Intercontinentals and 777-300ERs to 10 each. The
order also increases Korean Air's 787 backlog to 11.
Korean Air is currently the only airline
in the world to order both the passenger and freighter variations
of the 747-8. The airline also became the first international
carrier to simultaneously operate both the 747-8 and 777
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