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Korean Air teams up with major companies to pioneer UAM in Korea

From left to right, Mr. PARK Jong-Ook, President of KT Corp; Mr. WOO Keehong, President of Korean Air; Mr. KIM Kyung Wook, President & CEO of Incheon International Airport Corporation; Mr. SHIN Jaiwon, President of UAM Division at Hyundai Motor Group; and Mr. YOON Young-Joon, President & CEO of Hyundai Engineering & Construction Korean Air […]

Korean Air’s financial results for Q3 2021 (Non-consolidated) – Record quarterly operating profit since the third quarter results of 2016.

Korean Air recorded a revenue of KRW 2.227 trillion (USD 1.879 billion) and an operating profit of KRW 438.6 billion (USD 370 million) in its third quarter financial results. The airline attained a record quarterly operating profit since the third quarter results of 2016.             ※ Q3 2016 operating profit: KRW 4.476 trillion  The cargo […]

Korean Air partners with Boeing to enhance military helicopter maintenance capabilities

Korean Air has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Boeing regarding a technical cooperation to enhance maintenance capabilities for the Republic of Korea military’s vertical lift aircraft.  Through the agreement, Korean Air and Boeing will cooperate in the maintenance, repair & overhaul (MRO) business with the main goal of upgrading domestic maintenance capabilities of […]

Korean Air becomes first major global airline to go all-in on AWS Cloud

Korean Air has completed the migration of its entire IT infrastructure to Amazon Web Services Korea LLC (AWS), which comes three years after announcing its plans for cloud migration in November 2018. Korean Air is the first global full service carrier to complete an all-in migration to AWS. The airline will use AWS cloud capabilities […]

Korean Air partners with SK Energy to adopt carbon-neutral jet fuel

Korean Air has partnered with SK Energy, a major petroleum and refinery company in Korea, to introduce carbon-neutral jet fuel to actively counter climate change. Through the partnership, the airline will purchase a month’s worth of carbon-neutral jet fuel for domestic flights departing from Jeju and Cheongju. Carbon-neutral jet fuel can be achieved by measuring […]

Korean Air operates 10,000 cargo-only passenger flights

Korean Air has operated 10,000 cargo-only passenger flights as of August 1. The airline launched its first cargo-only passenger flight on the Incheon-Ho Chi Minh route in March 2020, and has operated these flights on 65 routes to North America, Europe, Southeast Asia, China and Japan, transporting 400,000 tons worldwide. Approximately 40 tons are transported […]

Korean Air moves forward with Asiana integration

Korean Air has finalised a post-merger integration plan with Asiana Airlines after receiving confirmation from the Korea Development Bank. In November, Korean Air signed a deal to acquire Asiana’s new shares and perpetual convertible bonds. After the contract, Korean Air thoroughly conducted due diligence and created the post-merger integration plan, which it submitted to the […]

Korean Air gets ready to deliver COVID-19 vaccine to the world

Korean Air, with one of the world’s largest cargo operations, has launched a COVID-19 vaccine transport task force to prepare for the safe and swift transport of the vaccine once it becomes available. Transporting vaccines is a very delicate and challenging process requiring specialized storage facilities and equipment. Vaccines generally need to be stored at […]

Korean Air leadership takes pay cuts, looks for further asset sales

All Korean Air executives will forgo part of their salaries in response to the worsening business environment due to the Covid-19 virus outbreak. Korean Air announced that salaries of its executive vice presidents and above will be reduced by 50 per cent senior vice presidents by 40 per cent, and managing vice presidents by 30 […]

Korean Air Unveils All-New Safety Video Starring Global K-pop Group SuperM

Korean Air unveiled a brand-new safety video in partnership with SM Entertainment, the largest entertainment company in Korea. On November 4, the new safety video starring SuperM, a global K-pop group, was aired on all Korean Air flights, starting with KE621, which departed from Incheon at 7:45 am to Manila. In-flight safety videos are required […]