Korean Air has added a tenth Airbus A380
aircraft to its fleet.
The latest A380, which is configured in a
three-class layout with just 407 seats in total, is now going through the
required tests in Korea before making its debut flight to Atlanta
on 3 August 2014.
Korean Air operates fourteen A380 flights
a week between both Incheon-Los Angeles and Incheon-New York and
also seven flights a week between Incheon-Paris.
The carrier also operates the A380 on the
Incheon-Atlanta route, strengthening competitiveness on long haul
Korean Air’s A380 has 301 seats in economy
class, the lowest configuration of any A380 operator so far,
providing a pitch of 34 inches.
Air has also devoted
an entire upper deck of the large aircraft to a single class. 94
fully flat ‘Prestige Sleeper’ seats are located on the upper deck
of the A380 in Prestige Class (business class) providing a more
First Class Kosmo Suites are located at the front of the lower
‘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
The ‘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 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 help themselves to a range of beverages and
have some time away from their seat.
Korean Air’s first A380 was delivered in June
2011 and the delivery of the tenth finalizes the order.
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