Korean Air is the largest airline and flag carrier in terms of international destinations, fleet size, and international flights in South Korea. The airline was initiated in March 1969 where its global headquarters is placed in Seoul, South Korea. The international passenger airline along with its cargo division flies in 126 cities which are in 44 countries. The domestic division of the airline flies in 13 destinations. Korean Airline is one of the top-ranked international cargo airlines where it is one among the top 20 in terms of passengers carried.
The international hub of Korean Air is Incheon International Airport Terminal 2. They also have a satellite headquarters at Incheon. The airline is known to be the founding member of Sky Team airline alliance where when it comes to awards and accolades the airline was voted as the best airline in 2012, which was by Business Traveler readers. Delta Air Lines is their new joint venture partnership. The airline has first-class, prestige class, premium economy class, and economy class for its passengers.
There are many in-flight amenities provided by the airline like:
- In-flight magazine: Korean Air’s in-flight magazine ‘Morning Calm’ is more than just a common in-flight magazine. It mesmerizes the readers with breathtaking places of Korea and also of places all around the world through cutting-edge design and photography. Morning Calm is renowned for its creativity so that the passengers can relax and enjoy during the flight. Beyond is also Korean Air’s in-flight magazine that is inclusive of interesting articles and in-flight entertainment guide. The magazine is written in both Korean and English where information is provided on all of the programs, music, celebrities and movies and it is available in all of the classes and in the Korean air lounges.
- In-flight entertainment: Korean Air offers its passengers with various movies like European and Asian movies, famous Hollywood hits, dramas, documentaries, sports programs and calming music so that passengers can have the best companion for their journey.
- In-flight Wi-Fi: With the AVOD (Audio Video on Demand), the passengers can have access to the different in-flight entertainment at free of cost by connecting the in-flight Wi-Fi to the personal mobile phone.
- In-flight meals: Korean Airline’s “From Farm to Fly” in-flight meal is nothing but a delectable and lip-smacking healthy food which is cooked from fresh ingredients. The beef ribs, rib-eye steak, and all of the chicken dishes come from the Jedong pastures which are in the Mt. Halla of Jeju Island. The airline also offers the popular Jedong Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup. The formal Korean meal is served in courses which are inclusive of appetizer, main course with side dishes and desserts.
Korean Air loyalty program is called as ‘Skypass’, through which the members can earn miles every time they book a flight and the miles can be redeemed for either family members or themselves where they can also use miles to shop with Korean Air partners. The members will also receive exclusive promotions and offers.