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Korean Air bans shark fins on its cargo flights

HONG KONG – Korean Air has announced its recent policy to suspend the carriage of shark fins on its cargo flights in a bid to protect sharks, one of the globally endangered marine species.

Korean Air increases frequency to Canada and China

SEOUL, Korea – Korean Air, South Korea’s flagship airline, has announced to increase frequency on its routes to Canada and China.

Korean Air provides lifeline for struggling Czech Airlines

Korean Air has taken a 44 percent stake in Czech Airlines, providing a lifeline for the loss-making state-owned carrier and giving the Korean group a bigger presence in Europe.

Boeing delivers first 777 built at increased rate

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing has delivered the first 777 built at the increased production rate of 8.3 per month, or 100 airplanes per year. The airplane, a 777 Freighter, was delivered to Korean Air.

Boeing rolls out first 777 at increased production rate

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing has rolled out the first 777 to be built at the increased production rate of 8.3 per month, or 100 airplanes per year.

Kenya Airways signs full codeshare with Korean Air

KENYA (eTN) - An announcement over the weekend from Nairobi gave details on the codeshare agreement now signed by Kenya Airways, “The Pride of Africa,” and SkyTeam alliance partner, Korean Air.

Korean Air orders two 777-300ERs

SEATTLE, Wash. - Boeing and Korean Air today finalized an order for two 777-300ERs (Extended Range) airplanes. The order is valued at $596 million at Boeing list prices.

WestJet and Korean Air launch codeshare agreement

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet announced today it has launched a code-sharing arrangement with Korean Air, the largest airline in South Korea.

Boeing delivers first 747-8 and 777 Freighters to Korean Air

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing and Korean Air today celebrated delivery of the airline's first 747-8 and 777 Freighters.

Korean Air infuriates travelers with fare fiasco has said it was inundated last week with calls and e-mail from passengers shocked to discover that Korean Air had canceled their confirmed ticket from United States departure points t

A380 flights from New York to Asia start tomorrow

NEW YORK - JFK travelers are in for a treat when a new age of air service starts tomorrow: the first A380 flights to Asia from New York.

Korean Air prepares for A380 inaugural flight

Korean Air’s first-ever A380 will begin inaugural service between Seoul/Incheon and both Tokyo and Hong Kong on June 17.

Korean Air celebrates delivery of its first A380

Korean Air has celebrated the delivery of its first A380 at a special ceremony at Airbus in Toulouse today.

Korean Air orders five more A330s

Korean Air has placed a firm order with Airbus for five A330-200s.The latest purchase agreement increases the total numbers of A330s ordered by Korean Air to 30 aircraft, of which 23 have already been

Korean Air orders two Boeing 747-8s

SEATTLE, Wash. - Boeing and Korean Air today announced an order for two new 747-8 Freighters. The order value is $639 million at Boeing list prices.

Korean Air announces unique business class on A380

SEOUL, South Korea - Korean Air will launch its first A380 service in May 2011 with the entire upper deck of the aircraft devoted to business class flyers.

Korean Air strengthens service to Hawaii

HONOLULU, HI — Korean Air recently announced that it will add additional service from Seoul to Honolulu beginning on June 12, 2010.

Record first-quarter profit posted by Korean Air

SEOUL—South Korea's flag carrier Korean Air Co. Wednesday posted a record first-quarter operating profit as a strong won and economic recovery boosted outbound travel and cargo shipments.

Planes, cranes and change

Korean Air Chairman Yang-Ho Cho announced today that $1 billion will be invested to redevelop the Wilshire Grand Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Mr.

Korean Jin Air makes its way into Southeast Asia

Korean Air low cost subsidiary used the festive season to make its first step into Southeast Asia with the launch of its first flights in a brand-new Boeing 737-800 from Seoul Incheon International Ai

Korean Air orders five Boeing 747-8 jets

Boeing and Korean Air announced an order for five 747-8 Intercontinental jetliners.

Korean Air’s spending blitz

SEOUL, South Korea — Slammed by the worst travel slump in decades, the world's largest airlines have been grounding flights, slashing cabin services and pulling out first-class seats.

JAL code shares with Korean Air on Shizuoka-Incheon route

Japan Airlines (JAL) will start offering code share flights between Shizuoka and Seoul (Incheon) operated by Korean Air (KAL) starting June 4, 2009, the first day of operation of the new Shizuoka Airp

Korean Air hurt by tourism slowdown

SEOUL -- Korean Air Co. posted a wider net loss in the first quarter compared with a year earlier due to hefty foreign-exchange losses and low demand.

Korean Air helps Los Angeles get greener

Korean Air has partnered with Los Angeles “to plant and care for urban trees,” it was announced Friday.

Korean Air to benefit from Visa Waiver Program

LOS ANGELES, CA - Korean Air will realize significant benefits when the US waives visa requirements for South Korean tourists and business people, planned for next week.

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air partner with Korean Air

SEATTLE, WA - Travelers in the Pacific Northwest will have better access to Asia because of a new partnership between Korean Air and Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air.

Korean Air begins Sao Paulo / Los Angeles service

The only non-stop air service between Sao Paulo, Brazil and Los Angeles International Airport begins today as Korean Air launches its three times a week flights with three classes.