Korean Air is the flag carrier of South Korea. Korean Air is the largest airline in South Korea in terms of fleet size, international destinations and international flights. Korean Air was founded in 1962 as Korean National Airlines and the airline commenced operations on 1st March 1969. Korean Airlines has its global headquarters at Seoul, South Korea. The primary hubs of Korean Air are located at Seoul Gimpo International Airport and Seoul Incheon International Airport. Korean Airlines is among the Top 20 airlines in the world in terms of passengers carried. Korean Airlines flies to 127 destinations across 44 countries. Korean Airlines is a member of the Sky Team Alliance. Korean Air is an official sponsor of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Korean Air operates flights to its 127 destinations on a massive fleet of 166 aircrafts. Korean Air fleet is mostly dominated by Boeings, but Korean Air also operates on a few aircafts from the Airbus family.
The fleet includes: Boeing 777-200ER, Boeing 777-300, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 747-400, Boeing 747-8i, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-900, Boeing 737-900ER and Airbus A380-800, Airbus A330-200 and Airbus A330-300.
The main destinations covered by it are Egypt, North America, United States, Brazil, South America, Uzbekistan, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Magnolia, Taiwan, India, Nepal, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Israel, UAE, Austria, France, Germany, Russia, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, Australia, Fiji and many more.
In India Korean Air Mumbai and Chennai to the world. Korean Air has 21 flights a week to and from India. Korean Air operates on the following routes: Mumbai-Seoul, Philippines-Mumbai, New York City-Mumbai, Ho Chi Minh City-Mumbai, Houston-Mumbai, Toronto-Mumbai and Male-Chennai.
Korean Air is a full service carrier and has its aircrafts cabin divided into three classes. These classes are: First Class, Prestige Class and Economy Class.
First Class on board the Korean Airlines aircrafts promise a special experience, it offers a luxurious flying experience. Depending on the type of aircrafts, First Class offers five different types of seats, Kosmo Suites 2.0, Kosmo Suites, Kosmo Sleeper, Sleeper and Sleeper Ottoman.
Kosmo Suites 2.0 offer complete privacy with tall partition doors, the seat is 79 inches long and 24 inches wide.Kosmo Suites are 26.5 inches wide lie flat beds, the back and foot rest are adjustable by the touch of a button. Kosmo Sleeper seats are 78 inches long and 21.1 inches wide, a personal screen for personal os well as official work.
Sleeper seats are extremely comfortable and come with a 23 inch wide LCD for work and pleasure.
Sleeper (Ottoman) sets are lie flat beds with footstools, individual 17 inch LCD screens.
No matter which aircraft you fly, Korean Air ensures you travel in style and are comfortable throughout the flight.
Prestige Class offers to keep you relaxed and refreshed throughout the flight. Seats on the Prestige Class also vary with the type of aircrafts. Prestige Class has four types of seats, Prestige Suites, Prestige Sleeper, Prestige Plus and Boeing 737 Prestige Seat.
Prestige Suites have lie fat 21.6 inch wide seats and ample amount of space between two seats to offer passengers complete privacy, all seats have direct aisle access.
Prestige Sleeper seat is the same size as that of the Prestige Suite, Seats have adjustable back and footrest at the touch of a button.
Prestige Plus seats are 21.5 inches wide and have 60 inches of space between two rows of seats, this ensures complete privacy.
Boeing 737 Prestige Seats are 21 inches wide and these seats are equipped with Audio and Video on Demand system. Seating is 30% wider than regular Economy seats.
Economy offers ergonomically designed seats. The seats are 18 inches wide with a sliding cushions and 118 degrees reclining back. Economy seats have their personal 10.6 inch LCD with AVOD.
Korean Airlines allows free check in baggage. The baggage allowance depends on passenger itinerary and class of travel. Korean Air allows passengers travelling Economy Class one piece of luggage weighing not more than 23 kgs. Prestige Class travelers are allowed to check in two pieces weighing not more than 32 kgs each, whereas First Class travelers are allowed to check in three pieces of luggage weighing not more than 32 kgs each.
Carry on baggage for passengers travelling Economy is one piece weighing not more than 12 kgs with a restriction on the dimensions of the bags, for Prestige and First Class passengers the allowance goes up to 2 pieces of baggage with a size restriction.
Passengers are advised to check their baggage allowance while booking their tickets.
Frequent Flyer Program:
Korean Airlines’ frequent flyer program goes by the name of SKYPASS. As a SKYPASS member you can earn point each time you book a flight with Korean Air. SKYPASS has three levels namely, Morning Calm, Morning Calm Premium and Million Miler.
Members can redeem their miles earned for buying tickets, upgrading class of travel, and many more services.
FareHawker and Korean Airlines:
Korean Airlines is amongst the Top 20 airlines of the world. It operates flights from Mumbai and Chennai, and it connects India to the rest of the world. Being a member of the Sky Team Alliance, provides endless connectivity options to the rest of the world.
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