Korean Air

Founded
1962
Type
Full Service Carrier
Fleet size
179
Destinations
150
Passengers per year
N/A

Korean Air is the flag carrier of Korea and the countries largest airline. The Korean passengers’ carrier operates flights to destinations in Asia, Oceania, North America, and Europe.

Organization

Korean Air is owned by the Hanjin Group and has one subsidiary airline which is called Jin Air. The airline has over 20,000 employees.

Parent company
Hanjin Group
Alliance
SkyTeam
Frequent Flyer Program
SkyPass

History

Korean Air was founded in 1962 by the Government of South Korea as Korean Air Lines. In 1969, the Hanjin Group became the airlines’ shareholder. In 1984, the airline changed its name from Korean Air Lines to the current name, Korean Air.

Baggage

Passengers traveling in Economy Class are permitted to bring 1 piece of cabin luggage with a maximum weight of 12 kg. In First or Prestige Class are passengers allowed to bring 2 pieces of cabin baggage with a maximum combined weight of 18 kg. The amount of checked baggage allowance depends on the travel class and destination. Please consult website Korean Air to calculate the permitted amount of checked baggage.

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In-flight Wi-Fi

Korean Air does not offer in-flight Wi-Fi on its flights.

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