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Wed, 22 May 2019

Korean Air Takes Delivery of 200th Boeing Aircraft

Korean Air has taken delivery of its 25th Boeing 777-300ER, the 200th Boeing aircraft the airline has received since 1971.

The first Boeing aircraft Korean Air received delivery of was the B707-3B5C.

 Of the 200 aircraft received from Boeing during the past 48 years, Korean Air currently operates 119 of them on both international and domestic routes as part of its passenger and cargo fleets.

Korean Air has taken delivery of its 25th Boeing 777-300ER, the 200th Boeing aircraft the airline has received since 1971. Click to enlarge.

The new aircraft, which has a special livery to show that it is Korean Airís 200th plane from Boeing, will primarily fly to San Francisco, Osaka, Hanoi and other international destinations along with the 24 other 777-300ERs.

Korean Air first introduced the 777-300ER into service in 2009. With a seat capacity of 291, the 777-300ER is more eco-friendly, making less noise and with 26% fewer carbon dioxide emissions compared to its predecessor.

Korean Airís 777-300ER is equipped with Kosmo Suites in first class, Prestige Sleepers in prestige class, and New Economy seats in economy class.

Today, Korean Air connects 124 cities in 44 countries with 119 Boeing and 49 Airbus aircraft.

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