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Korean Air lands at Budapest Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2020 15:51

Budapest Airport’s record growth continues as the Hungarian capital announces yet another new airline for summer 2020.  Korean Air, the flag carrier of South Korea, will operate three-times-weekly from its ... Read More

Korean Air appoints new leader for the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020 22:00

The Korean Air Co., Ltd announced that Daniel Song has been appointed managing vice president and director of Korean Air’s Americas region that includes Canada, the US, Mexico and South ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 06:42

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG) for a ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 03:55

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation industry The International Air Transport Association (IATA) at their annual ... Read More

SkyTeam Announces Walter Cho, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air, as Chair of its Alliance Board

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 1, 2019 21:37

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has announced Walter Cho, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air, as the new chairperson of its alliance board. The appointment was endorsed today at a ... Read More

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 19:40

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Seoul, Republic of Korea, for the 75th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) ... Read More

Korean Air receives 200th Boeing aircraft

editor editor- May 23, 2019 02:35

Korean Air received delivery of its 25th B777-300ER on May 14, the 200th Boeing aircraft the airline has received since 1971. The first Boeing aircraft Korean Air received delivery of ... Read More

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 00:45

Delta will be serving Tokyo’s preferred airport under a preliminary decision announced May 16 by the Department of Transportation, with new slot pairs for flights between Haneda Airport and Seattle, ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 17:17

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most comprehensive data-based evaluation of airlines ... Read More

Korean Air and the Hanjin Group Chairman and founder of Skyteam died in Los Angeles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 06:16

Yang Ho Cho, 70, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air and the Hanjin Group, died peacefully April 7 in a Los Angeles hospital after a brief illness.  He was considered ... Read More

Boston-Logan Airport: New international routes

editor editor- April 2, 2019 02:42

The last 24 hours have brought 2 new international flights to Boston Logan International Airport, thanks to Delta joint venture partners KLM and Virgin Atlantic - setting the stage for ... Read More

Korean Air: No more peanuts

editor editor- April 1, 2019 21:55

Korean Air has made the decision to remove peanuts from its food offerings after the recent incident involving 2 teenagers who were taken off their flight from flight KE621 to ... Read More

Václav Havel Airport Prague: Here comes summer

editor editor- March 30, 2019 02:35

Spring may have just officially sprung on March 20, but in Prague, summer is starting in just 2 days, and tourists are ready to travel. On Sunday, March 31, 2019, ... Read More

Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea

editor editor- March 28, 2019 00:47

Two unaccompanied teenage minors, ages 15 and 16, were left stranded in South Korea after being booted from their flight from Seoul to the Philippines before takeoff. The sons of ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 10:50

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are in progress in Ethiopia after today's Ethiopian Airlines crash. Here ... Read More

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

editor editor- February 22, 2019 00:01

Delta today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, and Portland, Ore., as well as twice-daily ... Read More

Korean Air celebrates its 50th anniversary with special aircraft livery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 01:15

Korean Air has announced that ten aircraft will display a special emblem and slogan to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year. The special aircraft livery will depict the number 50 ... Read More

Korean Air helps orphanage in Manado, Indonesia

editor editor- February 13, 2019 00:09

Korean Air employees visited Yettrang, an underprivileged village with a high poverty rate and no education or welfare benefits. During their time in Yettrang, the volunteers constructed the foundation for ... Read More

Guam achieves best Calendar Year with 1.55M visitors welcomed in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 07:52

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce that Guam welcomed 1.55 million visitors in 2018, the best Calendar Year in the island’s history. December 2018 finished off the ... Read More

Delta Air Lines connects Minneapolis and Mexico City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 15:17

Delta, in conjunction with its partner Aeromexico, will bring customers flying through its hub in the Twin Cities a new option to reach Mexico City and beyond, subject to government ... Read More

Delta Air Lines adds more key markets for Boston customers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 05:14

Delta adds more key markets for Boston customers: Chicago, Cleveland, Newark and Washington, D.C. Delta is Boston's fastest-growing carrier by daily departures, and has more than doubled domestic daily departures ... Read More

Guam shows strong presence at 2017 Mode Tour Travel Mart

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 28, 2017 02:03

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and its tourism partners recently returned from promoting the island at the fourth annual Mode Tour Travel Mart held in COEX, Seoul from November 16 ... Read More

Guam wins two awards at Busan International Travel Fair

editor editor- September 19, 2014 11:42

TUMON, Guam - Guam received the Best Folklore Performance Award and the Best Tourism Publicity Award after impressing the international community at the Busan International Travel Fair (BITF). Read More

Korean Air bans shark fins on its cargo flights

editor editor- June 21, 2013 08:24

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 ... Read More

Korean Air increases frequency to Canada and China

editor editor- June 18, 2013 08:45

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

Korean Air provides lifeline for struggling Czech Airlines

editor editor- April 11, 2013 09:20

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. Read More

Boeing delivers first 777 built at increased rate

editor editor- February 26, 2013 08:06

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 ... Read More

Boeing rolls out first 777 at increased production rate

editor editor- January 11, 2013 07:26

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. Read More

Kenya Airways signs full codeshare with Korean Air

editor editor- October 15, 2012 04:01

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 ... Read More

Korean Air orders two 777-300ERs

editor editor- July 21, 2012 02:53

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. Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau sweeps 3 travel awards in Korea

editor editor- June 16, 2012 02:46

TUMON, Guam - Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) proudly announced that Guam was presented with 3 awards at the recent 25th Korea World Travel Fair (KOTFA2012) held in Seoul, South Korea. Read More

WestJet and Korean Air launch codeshare agreement

editor editor- May 15, 2012 08:37

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

Russia travel agents excited about Guam USA

editor editor- April 4, 2012 05:54

TUMON, Guam - A Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) delegation, led by Senator Tina Rose Muña Barnes, conducted separate Guam Destination Workshops and introduced Guam, CNMI and the region of Micronesia ... Read More

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

editor editor- February 7, 2012 06:53

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