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Airline & Safety Ratings

Korean Air Review & Korean Air Safety Ratings

Korean Air

Safety rating : 7/7  Rating Criteria | Safety Rating Breakdown

Product rating : 7/7  Rating Criteria
Airlineratings.com presents our independent Korean Air safety ratings and reviews.


Country of Origin: Korea  |  Airline Code: KE

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In Flight Product

Economy Class

  • Meals/snacks and beverages including alcohol provided
  • Audio/Video On Demand; no Audio/Video On Demand on some 737s on shorter domestic flights
  • Seat pitch of 32 to 34 inch with 18 inch width and 121 degree recline on newer aircraft; seat pitch of 30 to 32 inch on some 737s on shorter domestic flights
  • In seat power and USB connectivity on A330-200/300s, 747s, A380s, 777-200/300s and some 737s
  • Skyphones available on 777s, A330s, A380s and some 747s
  • Blankets and pillows available; amenity kit provided on medium and long haul flights
  • Baggage allowance of no less than 1 x 23kg bag for international flights but varies with flight; baggage allowance of 1 x 20kg bag on domestic flights
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First Class

  • Superior meal and beverage service provided
  • Audio/Video On Demand with noise canceling headphones
  • Kosmo Suites with Kosmo sleeper seats have seat pitch of 83 inch with 26.5 inch width and transform into 79 inch long fully lie flat beds; older sleeper seats have seat pitch of 83 inch with 20.6 inch width and have steep recline but are not lie flat
  • In seat power and USB connectivity available on A330-200/300s, 747s, A380s, 777-200/300s and some 737s
  • Skyphones available on 777s, A330s, A380s and some 747s
  • Duvet, large pillow and amenity kit provided
  • Baggage allowance of no less than 3 x 32kg bags but varies with flight
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Prestige (Business) Class

  • Superior restaurant quality, multi course meal service accompanied by wines and spirits
  • Audio/Video On Demand; no AVOD or in seat power on 737s on short routes
  • Old seats (Prestige plus) have seat pitch of 60 inch and 21.8 inch width with significant recline but are not lie flat; new seats (Prestige sleeper and prestige suite) have seat pitch of 71 to 74 inch seat and 21.6 inch width and transform into fully lie flat beds with seat dividers for privacy; seat pitch of 40 to 50 inch with some recline on 737s on short routes; seating in 2-2 configuration on single aisle aircraft
  • In seat power and USB connectivity available on A330-200/300s, 747s, A380s, 777-200/300s and some 737s
  • Skyphones available on 777s, A330s, A380s and some 747s
  • Blankets and pillows available; amenity kit provided on medium to long haul flights
  • Baggage allowance of no less than 2 x 32kg bags but varies with flight; baggage allowance of 1 x 30kg bag on domestic flights
  • Click here for route specific details of aircraft type, in flight product and in-flight services.

History

  • Established as private airline in March 1969
  • Carried its 150 millionth passenger in 1994
  • Received its 100th aircraft in 1995
  • One of inaugural members of the SkyTeam alliance in June 2000
  • Operates 121 passenger aircraft to 119 cities in 40 countries today

Major Strengths

  • Award winning airline with reputation for offering good value for money and an excellent in flight product

Subsidiary Airlines

  • Jin Air

Alliances

  • SkyTeam

Aircraft Types

  • A330-200
  • A330-300
  • A380
  • 737-800
  • 737-900
  • 747-400
  • 777-200
  • 777-300

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