Articles Tagged ‘Korean Air’

Airbus delivers 50 aircraft in May including first A380 to Korean Air; Boeing to raise production of 737s

Airbus delivers 50 aircraft in May including first A380 to Korean Air; Boeing to raise production of 737s

Some major milestones for Airbus last month as Korean Air became the sixth airline to receive an A380 and easyJet took its 200th Airbus. Boeing has decided to ramp up production of its 737s, but which LCCs (no, it’s not Ryanair) took delivery of most 737s in May?

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection […]

US international growth outstrips domestic; China and UK lead way with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic adding seats

US international growth outstrips domestic; China and UK lead way with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic adding seats

The US domestic market is fairly sluggish at present but international demand is growing. Which are the leading country markets and which are the leading airlines serving international routes to and from the US? And what developments have there been in the last 12 months?


Asiana growing in China and Japan; five US routes account for one-third of all ASKs

Asiana growing in China and Japan; five US routes account for one-third of all ASKs

Korea’s other big carrier recently won the Skytrax Airline of the Year award. So service is good, but where does it fly to? And which routes has it added in recent years? And what has it done with some of its domestic routes? What competition does it face in the key US market?

New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 17 August - Monday 23 August):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 17 August – Monday 23 August):

Although this week ‘only’ offers 11 new routes, we can promise some unique routes and excellent photo coverage from launch celebrations. Which airline has launched its first international route, to a country capital that until now was a flag carrier monopoly airport? Which US regional carrier has entered a competitive, high-frequency route? And which are […]

China at the forefront of Asian air travel growth; Indonesia and Vietnam booming in 2010; Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand struggle

China at the forefront of Asian air travel growth; Indonesia and Vietnam booming in 2010; Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand struggle

Europe’s had volcano issues (and strikes), the US has had a major merger announcement but what’s happening in Asia? Which airlines and country markets are growing fastest? We have a couple of handy graphs summarising the trends.


Central European (CE) carriers abandon many long-haul routes; Delta, LOT leading long-haul airlines at CE airports

Central European (CE) carriers abandon many long-haul routes; Delta, LOT leading long-haul airlines at CE airports

Many Central European airports have benefited from increased short-haul services as a result of becoming EU members but what about long-haul services? Which routes are currently offered and which have disappeared in recent years?

Korean international traffic still growing; domestic impacted by KTX high-speed rail; Delta resumes Detroit in June

Korean international traffic still growing; domestic impacted by KTX high-speed rail; Delta resumes Detroit in June

Which are Korea’s busiest airports and how have they developed in recent years? Who has what share of the domestic market and which are by far the two leading country markets? What’s unusual about the routes to the US?

New routes launched during the last three weeks (Saturday 19 December – Friday 8 January):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsOver 40 new routes have been started since mid-December. Countries involved in celebrating new services include Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, the Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, the USA and Uzbekistan.


Korean Air awaits first A380; now serves 15 airports in Japan and 20 in China

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisKorean Air turned 40 this year and has 100 passenger aircraft. How diverse is its route network from Seoul Incheon and which routes generate the most revenue? Which new destinations has it added in the last year?

Incheon continues to make sweet Seoul music

Incheon continues to make sweet Seoul musicLast year Seoul’s Incheon airport grew by 11% and passed the 30 million mark. How has the Seoul airport system developed and which are the leading carriers and country markets at Incheon? Which European flag carrier recently started non-stop services? And what infrastructure developments are almost complete?