Tags: Korean Air

Korean Air partners with Airbus Helicopters on vertical unmanned aerial systems

Korean Air and Airbus Helicopters signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on October 5 to develop vertical unmanned aerial systems (VUAS) for the Republic of Korea Armed Forces. Jung-woo Park, head of Korean Air’s Aerospace Business Division, and Bruno Even, CEO of Airbus Helicopters, attended the signing ceremony in Seoul. As highlighted in the MOA, […]

Korean Air ranks first in global customer satisfaction for 18th consecutive year

Korean Air took first place in the air passenger transportation sector of the 2022 Global Customer Satisfaction Index (GCSI) awards on June 23. Hosted by the Global Management Association(GMA), the GCSI awards recognize the best Korean corporation in each category by evaluating customer satisfaction levels, global competitiveness and customer loyalty. In recognition of its efforts […]

Korean Air renews IATA ‘CEIV Pharma’ Certification

Korean Air has once again received certification from IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators Pharma (CEIV Pharma), demonstrating its highest service quality and expertise in pharmaceutical transportation. IATA’s “CEIV Pharma” is an international standard that recognizes an airline’s capability to manage pharmaceuticals. More than 280 checklists, including transportation handling procedure, storage facilities, equipment, and […]

Korean Air to develop high-performance engine for small launch vehicles

Korean Air will develop a high-performance engine for the upper stage of a small launch vehicle, as part of the Korean Ministry of Science and ICT (Information, Communication and Technology)’s “small launch vehicle development project.” This small launch vehicle project aims to develop a two-stage-to-orbit small launch vehicle using domestic technology. The first stage of […]

Korean Air wins Air Transport World Cargo Operator of the Year Award

Korean Air has been announced the winner of one of the most prestigious honors in the aviation industry: Air Transport World’s (ATW) 2022 Cargo Operator of the Year. After being recognized as ATW’s 2021 Airline of the Year, Korean Air has once again proved its position as one of the world’s most successful airlines during […]

Korean Air wins top awards for first class sparkling and fortified wines

Korean Air received gold medals in both the first class sparkling and first class fortified wine categories, in Business Traveller’s Cellars in the Sky Awards 2021. Korean Air’s first class champagne Perrier Jouët Belle Epoque 2012 and first class fortified wine Chateau Rieussec 2013 were the winners in their respective categories. Business Traveller, the renowned […]

Airbus, Air Liquide, Korean Air and Incheon International Airport Corporation partner to pioneer the use of hydrogen

Airbus, Air Liquide Korea, Korean Air and Incheon International Airport Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the use of hydrogen at Seoul’s Incheon Airport. The collaboration will also study the development of a Korean domestic airport infrastructure to support the deployment of hydrogen-powered commercial aircrafts. This partnership reflects a shared ambition to […]

Singapore approves Korean Air’s business combination with Asiana Airlines

Korean Air received unconditional approval from the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) for its business combination with Asiana Airlines on February 8. Following its assessment, the CCCS has concluded that Korean Air’s acquisition of Asiana Airlines will not infringe Singapore’s Competition Act. Singapore’s competition authority conducted a public consultation in July last year […]

Korean Air launches biometric self-boarding at Seoul Gimpo Airport

Korean Air has introduced biometric self-boarding services for the first time in Korea. From February 8, passengers can pass through Korean Air’s domestic boarding gates at Gimpo Airport with a scan of their palms, and will not need to present an actual boarding pass. The palm vein scan will allow the airline to immediately check […]