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Korean Air Set to Develop UAM Operating Control and Simulation System

Korean Air Set to Develop UAM Operating Control and Simulation System

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean national flag carrier Korean Air Lines Co. said Monday it will take part in a government-led research and development project for an urban air mobility (UAM) surveillance information acquisition system. Under the project led by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Korean Air will develop the [...]

S. Korean Regulator Gives Conditional Approval to Korean Air-Asiana Merger

S. Korean Regulator Gives Conditional Approval to Korean Air-Asiana Merger

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s antitrust regulator said Tuesday it has decided to conditionally approve a deal by Korean Air Lines Co., the country’s biggest carrier, to buy the debt-ridden Asiana Airlines Inc. The Fair Trade Commission (FTC)’s decision does not complete Korean Air’s proposed takeover of the country’s No. 2 carrier [...]

Korean Air to Use Aviation Fuel with Smaller Carbon Footprint on Paris Route

Korean Air to Use Aviation Fuel with Smaller Carbon Footprint on Paris Route

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s biggest carrier, said Friday it will use more environmentally friendly aviation fuel on its Incheon-Paris route as part of efforts to join global efforts to reduce carbon emissions. The move to use the so-called sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for the route comes as [...]

Korean Air to Introduce Palm Vein Scanning for Domestic Boarding

Korean Air to Introduce Palm Vein Scanning for Domestic Boarding

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Passengers on Korean Air Lines Co. flights will now be able to board airplanes by scanning their palms, instead of producing a boarding pass. The South Korea’s national flag carrier said Tuesday that it will introduce the country’s first ‘Bio Self-boarding Service’ for domestic flights, in which passengers can [...]