Korean Air deploys its 200th Boeing plane

2019.05.22 15:56:39

B777-300ER aircraft. [Photo by Korean Air Lines Co.]이미지 확대

B777-300ER aircraft. [Photo by Korean Air Lines Co.]

South Korea’s full-service carrier Korean Air Lines Co. said Wednesday it has added a B777-300ER aircraft or the 200th to its Boeing fleet. The carrier now has 25 units of B777-300ER aircraft, it added.

The new jet dressed in a livery to badge 200th KAL Boeing jet is deployed on the route between Incheon, Korea and Fukuoka, Japan and will also fly to San Francisco, the U.S., Osaka, Japan, and Hanoi, Vietnam, said the carrier. Korean Air introduced Boeing 777-300ER with 291 seats for the first time in 2009. It boasts improved fuel efficiency with 26 percent less carbon dioxide emissions and much lower noise, compared to the carrier’s previously launched models.

Boeing 777-300ER is fitted with three types of first-class, prestige, and economy seats and all of them are equipped with an Ad-Supported Video on Demand (AVOD) entertainment system offering travelers various contents like films, music albums, games, video from outdoor cameras and an interactive flight map.

Korean Air connects 124 cities in 44 countries across the globe with its 200 Boeing and 49 Airbus aircrafts.

By Chun Gyung-woon and Lee Ha-yeon

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