Korean Air has added the ninth Airbus A380
aircraft to its fleet.
The ninth A380 is now going through the required
tests in Korea before it makes its debut flight to Atlanta on 6
Korean Air operates the A380 on Incheon-Los
Angeles and Incheon-New York fourteen flights a week each and
Incheon-Paris seven flights a week.
Commencing 6 July the carrier will also
operate the A380 on the Incheon-Atlanta route three flights a
Configured in a three-class layout with just 407
seats in total, Korean Air’s A380 has 301 seats in
economy class a pitch of 34 inches.
94 fully flat ‘Prestige Sleeper’ seats
are located on the upper deck of the A380 in Prestige Class
(business class) providing an experience that can be likened to a
business class only aircraft.
12 First Class Kosmo Suites are located in the front
of the lower deck and provide passengers with independent space,
whilst also ensuring total privacy.
Korean Air’s ‘Duty Free Showcase’ is located at
the back of the lower deck and features a variety of duty-free
products with a dedicated cabin crew member on hand to assist and
advise passengers with all their shopping needs.
The very relaxing ‘Celestial Bar’ is a dedicated
area of the A380 aircraft where passengers can sample Korean Air’s
exclusive cocktails during their flight. Six cocktails
feature at the bar, chosen following a special cocktail tasting
event recently carried out by the airline for VIP customers.
Other bars are located on each floor at the
front of the aircraft by the Prestige and First Class cabins and
passengers can serve themselves and have some time away from their
Korean Air will finalize the delivery of its
tenth A380 being delivered later this month - three years after the first
A380 was introduced into Korean Air service in June 2011.
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