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