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Korean Air Produces Name Tags Using Scraps of Retired Aircraft

Korean Air Produces Name Tags Using Scraps of Retired Aircraft

SEOUL, Sept. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s biggest carrier, on Thursday released name tags and golf ball markers made with parts from a Boeing 747-400 (HL7461), a retired aircraft. The airline made souvenirs using materials produced while disassembling the old aircraft. The HL7461, Korean Air’s last Boeing 747-400, was introduced [...]

Korean Air Q2 Net Dips 20 pct on Weak Passenger Demand

Korean Air Q2 Net Dips 20 pct on Weak Passenger Demand

SEOUL, Aug. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s largest carrier, said Friday its second-quarter net profit dropped 20 percent from a year earlier as travel demand remained weak due to the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic. Its net profit reached 130 billion won (US$111 million) in the April-June period, compared with 162.4 billion [...]

Korean Air Vows to Limit Flight Attendants’ Exposure to Cosmic Radiation

Korean Air Vows to Limit Flight Attendants’ Exposure to Cosmic Radiation

SEOUL, July 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s biggest carrier, has announced the details of an initiative expected to launch next year that would ensure systematic management of flight attendants’ exposure to cosmic radiation. Korean Air’s labor and management factions held negotiations last month to consult on such issues, industry sources [...]

Korean Air Unites Forces with Hyundai Oilbank to Establish Bio-aviation Fuel Ecosystem

Korean Air Unites Forces with Hyundai Oilbank to Establish Bio-aviation Fuel Ecosystem

SEOUL, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s biggest airline, on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with major oil refiner Hyundai Oilbank Co. for the establishment of an eco-friendly aviation fuel ecosystem. Bio-aviation fuel that is composed of grains, plant material, seaweed or animal fats can reduce carbon emissions by [...]

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 [...]