Korean Air Celebrates 50 Years in Aviation

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Commemorating this special milestone, Korean Air has unveiled 10 of their aircraft with specially designed liveries. These commercial jets will display the emblem ’50 years’ with the number ‘0’ painted in a taegeuk design, that resembles the red and blue circle on the South Korean flag.

The South Korean carrier have selected two Airbus A380-800s, two A220-300s, two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, two 777-300ERs and two 737-8 Maxs for the new design.

The first flight to showcase its new livery was a 777-300ER flying from Incheon to San Francisco on 14 February 2019. The emblem unanimously chosen by Korean Air employees, will remain on the planes until the end of 2019.

Korean Air was launched as a small Asian carrier with only eight aircraft on 1 March, 1969. Today, after decades of developing new routes, service innovation, and continuous investment, Korean Air has become a leading global airline, flying to 124 cities in 44 countries, with a total fleet of 174 aircraft.

Established in 1969, Korean Air flies to 124 destinations in 44 countries, and they have a total fleet of 174 aircraft.

Recently, Korean Air introduced its “Vision 2023” plan, which focuses on sustainable growth, improving its financial structure, transparency in corporate governance, and shareholder-friendly policies in all business areas to further enhance the corporate values for the next century.

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