Korean Air is the National airline of South Korea and the largest airline company in the country in terms of fleet size, international flights and international destinations. Korean Air flights operate an extensive route-network offering round trips and one way flight deals to destinations spanning across 6 continents, making it one of the few airlines to serve the 6 inhabited continents. You can make last minute Korean Air reservations to 22 cities in China, making it one of the two foreign carrier companies to operate in China.
Korean Air was founded in the year 1946 as ‘Korean National Airlines’. It was privatized in the year 1969. The airline’s international headquarters are situated in Seoul. It has two hubs at the ‘Incheon International Airport’ and the ‘Gimpo International Airport’. It has two focus hubs – The ‘Jeju International Airport’ and the ‘Gimhae International Airport’.
Korean Air is ranked among the world’s top 20 airlines by the number of passengers carried and also as one of the best cargo airlines. Korean Air is one of the founding members of the largest international airline alliance in the world- ‘SkyTeam’. The airline has one subsidiary company called ‘Jin Air’. Its frequent flyer program is called ‘SKYPASS’ and its company slogan is “Excellence in Flight”.
Connectivity and Fleet Size
One may find Korean Air flight tickets to a total of 127 destinations in 50 countries. Some of the major destinations one may book low cost Korean Air flight tickets to are: Busan, Seoul, Jeju, Sydney, Vienna, Toronto, Beijing, Copenhagen, Delhi, Amsterdam, etc.
Korean Air presently enjoys a fleet size of 174 aircrafts.
A Korean Air booking will get you the following amenities and services –
Korean Air provides its passengers an online check-in facility that allows the passengers to save time and energy by avoiding the wait in those long queues at the airport. Passengers can choose their seats and print their boarding passes from the comfort of their homes and offices. Passengers can check-in from 24 hours to 4 hours prior to the scheduled departure time of the flight.
After making an online Korean Air flight booking, one must check with the airline on the exact details of baggage allowances, as they may vary depending upon the route, travel class and flight duration.
Passengers can carry one bag along with one personal item (laptop bag, purse or overcoat) which must adhere to the following requirements –
Passengers traveling in First and Business Class cabins can carry up to 2 bags along with one personal item (laptop bag, purse or overcoat) which must adhere to the following requirements –
Checked Baggage Allowance:
For passengers traveling to/from US, Canada, Transpacific regions:
Economy Class passengers can check-in up to 2 pieces of baggage which must adhere to the following requirements –
Business Class passengers can check-in up to 2 pieces of baggage which must adhere to the following requirements –
First Class passengers can check-in up to 2 pieces of baggage which must adhere to the following requirements –
For passengers traveling to/from Europe and Asia –
Economy Class passengers need to adhere to the following requirements –
Business Class passengers need to adhere to the following requirements –
First Class passengers need to adhere to the following requirements –
The maximum weight of the baggage must not exceed 88 lbs in total.