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Korean Air

  1. 1. Korean Air BENEDICT GOMBOCZ
  2. 2. Overview Overview  Flag carrier and biggest airline of South Korea, with its global headquarters in Gonghang-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, South Korea.  The international passenger division and related cargo division of Korean Air together serve 130 cities in forty-five countries; its domestic division serves twenty destinations.  Ranks among the top twenty airlines in the world in relation to passengers carried; is also the top-ranked international cargo airline.  Seoul Incheon International Airport is its international hub.  Additionally retains a satellite headquarters campus at Incheon.  Was voted best airline in Asia by Business Travelers in 2012. Logo
  3. 3. Other facts  Founded 1946  Commenced operations 1962  Hubs -Seoul Gimpo International Airport -Seoul Incheon International Airport  Focus cities -Gimhae International Airport -Jeju International Airport -Kansai International Airport (Osaka)  Frequent-flyer program SKYPASS  Airport lounge KAL Lounge  Alliance SkyTeam  Subsidiaries Jin Air  Fleet size 155  Destinations 116
  4. 4. Other facts – cont.  Company slogan Excellence in Flight  Parent company Hanjin Group  Headquarters Gonghang-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, South Korea  Key people Cho Yangho (Chairman & CEO)  Website www.koreanair.com
  5. 5. Major centers Major centers  The Korean Air Operations Center (대한항공 빌딩), the main global headquarters campus of Korean Air, is located in Gonghang-dong, Gangseo-gu in Seoul.  Korean Air additionally retains a domestic office campus at Gimpo International Airport, also in Seoul.  Its secondary domestic hubs are Jeju International Airport, Jeju, and Gimhae International Airport, Busan.  The maintenance facilities are found at Gimhae International Airport.  As of March 2007, the airline has 16,623 employees.  The airline’s headquarters in North America (for passenger operations) is located in Westlake, Los Angeles, United States, whereas its cargo operations for North America are located on the grounds of Los Angeles International Airport in Westchester, Los Angeles.  The airline’s headquarters in Europe are located in the City of Westminster, London (the French office is in the 1st arrondissement of Paris; the German office is in Westend, Frankfurt).  The headquarters in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are located in Tverskoy District, Central Administrative Okrug, Moscow, Russia.  Its headquarters in Southeast Asia/Oceania are in the Ocean Tower (海洋大楼 Hǎiyáng Dàlóu) in Singapore.  Its headquarters in Japan are in the Tokyo Korean Air Building (KALビル KAL Biru) in Shbia, Minato, Tokyo.  Its headquarters in China are in the Hyundai Motor Tower (现代汽车大厦 Xiàndài qìchē dàshà) in Chaoyang District, Beijing; the carrier’s Hong Kong sales office is in Tower 2 of the South Seas center(南 洋中心 Mandarin: Nányáng Zhōngxīn)in Kowloon. Korean Air Headquarters, Gonghang-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul
  6. 6. Destinations Destinations  Together with British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, and United Airlines, Korean Air is one of the few airlines that fly to all six inhabited continents. Korean Air destinations map
  7. 7. Codeshare agreements Codeshare agreements  As of February 2014, Korean Air has codeshare agreements with these airlines:  Aircalin  Air Tahiti Nui  Alaska Airlines  Aurorea  Emirates Airlines  Etihad Airways  Hainan Airlines  Hawaiian Airlines  Iberia  Japan Airlines SkyTeam logo
  8. 8. Codeshare agreements – cont. Codeshare agreements – cont.  JET Airways  LAN Airlines  Malaysia Airlines  MIAT Mongolian Airlines  Myanmar Airways International  Rossiya Airlines  TAM Airlines  Uzbekistan Airways  WestJet  Xiamen Airlines Codeshare agreements – cont.  Korean Air is an airline partner of Skywards, the frequent-flyer program of Emirates.  Members of Skywards can receive miles for flying Korean Air and can trade in miles for free flights.  Additionally, on specific routes, Korean Air’s codesharing agreement with Malaysia Airlines also permits Enrich members of Malaysia Airlines to receive miles even if they fly with Korean Air.
  9. 9. Retired fleet Korean Air once operated these aircraft:  Airbus A300F  Airbus A300B4-2C  Airbus A300-600R  Airbus A300-600RF  Boeing 707-300C  Boeing 707-320C  Boeing 720  Boeing 727-200  Boeing 747SP  Boeing 747-200  Boeing 747-200F  Boeing 747-300  Boeing 747-300F  Boeing 747-400BCF  DOUGLAS DC-3  DOUGLAS DC-4  DOUGLAS DC-8  McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32  McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30  McDonnell Douglas MD-11  McDonnell Douglas MD-82  McDonnell Douglas MD-83  LockHEAD L-749A  FOKKER F27-200  FOKKER F27-500  Fokker F28-4000  FOKKER 100  GASUDEN KR-2  FAIRCHILD-HILLER FH-227  NAMC YS-11A-200
  10. 10. Loyalty Program  The frequent-flyer program of Korean Air is SKYPASS.  “SKYPASS” additionally refers to the blue card which are granted to Korean Air frequent flyers.  “Beyond your imagination” is the motto of SKYPASS.  The leading levels of the program are similar to the frequent-flyer programs of other airlines, and require its members to fly 30,000 miles per two-year cycle (50,000 miles required by first entry into this level).  Requirement for the highest level is based on lifetime flight miles, and requires a customer to fly one million miles for Million Miler, the highest leading status, or 500,000 miles for Morning Calm Premium, which comes next.  Both membership levels entitle their members to SkyTeam Elite Plus privileges; membership in these levels is allowed permanently.
  11. 11. Korean Air 737-800 in SkyTeam livery
  12. 12. Korean Air Cargo 747-400
  13. 13. The End The End  YouTube links:  POWERFUL takeoff Korean Air 747-400: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcY4RY2bC0s  Korean Air A380 Takeoff LAX: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2o1a8o0g6QI Korean Air Boeing 777-200
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