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Korean Air Deploys Medium-haul Passenger Aircraft for Transport of Cargo to New York

Korean Air Deploys Medium-haul Passenger Aircraft for Transport of Cargo to New York

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean Air Lines Co. took the extraordinary measure of deploying medium-haul planes on long-haul eastern North American routes starting earlier this month to cope with the recent surge in cargo transport volume. The South Korea’s flagship carrier started operating A330 passenger aircraft as cargo dedicated planes on routes to [...]

Asiana Converts 2 More Passenger Jets for Cargo Transport

Asiana Converts 2 More Passenger Jets for Cargo Transport

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Asiana Airlines Inc., South Korea’s second-biggest carrier, said Monday it has converted two additional passenger jets into cargo planes to offset a sharp decline in air travel demand amid the coronavirus pandemic. Asiana has converted two more A350-900 passenger jets into cargo carriers to meet cargo-transporting demands in Asia, [...]

Regulations Eased to Allow Idle Passenger Planes to Transport Cargo

Regulations Eased to Allow Idle Passenger Planes to Transport Cargo

SEOUL, June 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Regulations are set to be loosened further to enable airlines to use passenger planes remaining idle due to the coronavirus outbreak to transport cargo more easily. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced on Thursday that it would ease the fire protection standards for passenger planes to make [...]