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Korean Air

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

Product rating : 7/7  Rating Criteria
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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
  • For route specific information on in flight product go to Korean Air on Flight Schedule with New Aircraft under the Onboard tab

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
  • For route specific information on in flight product go to Korean Air click on Flight Schedule with New Aircraft under the Onboard tab

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) 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
  • For route specific information on in flight product go to Korean Air click on Flight Schedule with New Aircraft under the Onboard tab

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
  • 737-900ER
  • 747-400
  • 777-200ER
  • 777-300
  • 777-300ER
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