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Korean Air Extends Boeing Flight Training and Digital Solutions Agreements

Korean Air has extended its 20-year aftermarket services relationship with Boeing, signing renewal agreements for pilot training services and digital solutions.

“Our long-standing relationship with Boeing continues to be an asset as we address the needs of the growing commercial aviation industry,” said Wonkyu Kim, senior vice president, Flight Operations Division, Korean Air. “Boeing has consistently provided us with exceptional training for our pilots and digital tools that help us drive efficiencies throughout our operations.”

Korean Air and its sister company Jin Air have each signed five-year renewal agreements for pilot training services across their Boeing fleets. This includes 737, 747, 777 and 787 aircraft for Korean Air, and 737 and 777 aircraft for Jin Air.

Andy Choi, LLOC, Boeing (left) with Byungil Yoon, VP, Flight Training Center, Korean Airlines. Click to enlarge.

Additionally, Korean Air has signed a 10-year agreement for Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro electronic flight bag (EFB) and digital navigation services.

“It is clear why Korean Air is a leader in the airline industry. The airline continues to make strategic investments to upgrade its fleet, train its people, and make its operation more efficient. We are honored to support Korean’s efforts to achieve excellence in flight by extending our partnership with these important services agreements,” said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of Commercial Sales and Marketing, The Boeing Company.

With an in-service fleet of 169 aircraft, Korean Air is one of the world's top 20 airlines and serves 124 destinations in 44 countries worldwide.

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