Tag: Asiana Airlines

Korean Air Is Acquiring Asiana Airlines For $1.62 Billion

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hanjin Group owned Korean Air has stated it is buying the rival airline Asiana Airlines for KRW1.8 trillion ($1.62 billion). As a result of this acquisition, which is said to “stabilize the Korean aviation industry”, Korean Air will become the 15th world’s biggest carrier by distance flown. Asiana has been looking for a potential buyer […]

Which Airlines Are Still Flying Iconic Airbus A380?

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Airbus A380. The superjumbo. The giant. The icon of modern aviation. Whatever you call it, it is still world’s biggest commercial aircraft ever built. It is an eye-catching flying object for those not related to aviation. It is a breathtaking experience for ordinary flyers travelling with the A380. It is a spectacular view for […]

Asiana Airlines Takes Delivery of Its First A350 XWB

Reading Time: < 1 minute Asiana Airlines of South Korea has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the 12th airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. Asiana’s A350-900 is configured with a three class layout with a total of 311 seats, comprising 28 in Business Smartium, convertible to fully flat beds, 36 in […]

Korean Air Jet Engine Catches Fire at Haneda Forcing Evacuation

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Korean Air Lines Co. plane was evacuated at Tokyo’s Haneda airport after an engine caught fire Friday. All 302 passengers and 17 crew members disembarked, Kyosuke Okada, a spokesman for Japan’s transport ministry said by telephone Friday. Seven people were injured on the Boeing Co. 777 plane which was about to depart to Seoul […]

Asiana Airlines Approved for Cabin Crew Training

Reading Time: < 1 minute Asiana Airlines received approval from the Transport Ministry to oversee flight training for cabin crew, according to the carrier. The certification, attained on March 8, allows Asiana to provide safety training for cabin crew for other airlines, both from Korea and abroad. “We hope for this to be an opportunity for Asiana to spread its […]