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Name: KOREAN AIR
7JetSet7 Code: KAL
Status: Operational
Region: ORIENT
City: SEOUL
Country: SOUTH KOREA
Employees 14700
Web: koreanair.com
Email: selpr@koreanair.co.kr
Telephone: +82 22 656 7227
Fax: +82 22 656 7289
Sita: SELPRKE
Background
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KAL-2002-10-A.jpg
KAL-2002-10-B.jpg
KAL-2002-10-C.jpg
KAL-2002-10-D.jpg
KAL-2002-TOP-WLD-CARGO
KAL-2003-06 NEWS-APL ORDER
KAL-2003-TRAFFIC
KAL-2003-WLDTOP25
KAL-2004-02 NEWS 777-200ER
KAL-2004-04
KAL-2004-05 NEWS -747-400ERF ORDER
KAL-2004-08
KAL-2004-09 NEWS 737-9B5
KAL-2004-10 NEWS-747-400
KAL-2004-10 NEWS-747-4B5ERF
KAL-2004-1ST QTR-RPK
KAL-2004-WORLD-RPK
KAL-2005-01 2004 STATS
KAL-2005-01-A380
KAL-2005-04-NEWS 737-9B5
KAL-2005-07-NEWS URUMQI
KAL-2005-11-NEWS OKAY AIR-A
KAL-2005-TOP-RPK
KAL-2006-02 NEWS FC STRIKE
KAL-2006-02-NEWS-A
KAL-2006-TOP-WLD-CARGO
KAL-2007-STATS
KAL-2007-TOP-WLD-CARGO
KAL-2008-WLD-TOP-RPK
KAL-2008-WORLD TOP 10 CARGO
KAL-2009-11 GUG-777-300ER
KAL-2009-12 747-8I ORDER
KAL-2009-12 747-8I ORDER-A
KAL-2009-12 CARGO TO VIETNAM
KAL-2009-12 EXPAT
KAL-2009-12 GUIDES
KAL-2011-01-2010 WORLD TOP TRAFFIC
KAL-2013-03 - SAMSUNG S4 SMARTPHONE
KAL-2013-03 - TO MALE THE MALDIVES
KAL-2013-06 - 747-8I 777-300ER PARIS
KAL-2013-10 - BOEING ORDER
KAL-2016-05 - 777 Engine Fire.jpg
KAL-AIRPORT-INCHEON-ICN-A-2003-05.jpg
KAL-AIRPORT-INCHEON-ICN-B-2005-03.jpg
KAL-AIRPORT-INCHEON-ICN-C-2005-03.jpg
KAL-AIRPORT-INCHEON-ICN-D-2005-03.jpg
KAL-AIRPORT-INCHEON-ICN-E-2005-03.jpg
KAL-AIRPORT-INCHEON-ICN-F-2005-03.jpg
KAL-AIRPORTS S KOREA - 2013-03
KAL-CABIN ATTENDANT-2005-01 NEW UNIFORM
KAL-CABIN ATTENDANT-2005-05-AD
KAL-CABIN ATTENDANTS-2011-08-A380
KAL-FLIGHT CREW AD-2010-12
KAL-FLIGHT CREW FEMALE-2008-11
KAL-LOGO
KAL-MAINTENANCE MRO
KAL-MAINTENANCE MRO AD
KAL-MAINTENANCE MRO-A
KAL-TAIL LOGO

FORMED IN 1948. KOREAN AIR (KAL) WAS ESTABLISHED WHEN THE KOREAN GOVERNMENT TOOK CONTROL OF KOREAN NATIONAL AIRLINES (FOUNDED IN 1948). THE PARENT COMPANY IS THE HANJIN GROUP, WHICH STARTED IN 1945 AS A 1-MAN TRUCKING OPERATION. >50 YEARS LATER, NOW IS A TRANSPORTATION & INDUSTRIAL GIANT, WITH SHIPPING, FINANCE, HEAVY ENGINEERING & TELECOMMUNICATIONS. THE HANJIN GROUP TOOK CONTROL OF THE STRUGGLING CARRIER IN MARCH 1969. HANJIN TOOK OVER (KAL) IN 1969 WHEN IT JUST HAD 8 AIRPLANES: DC-3'S, DC-4'S & 1 DC-9. LONG-HAUL FREIGHT OPERATIONS WERE INTRODUCED IN APRIL 1971 FOLLOWED BY PASSENGER SERVICE TO LOS ANGELES IN APRIL 1972. KOREAN AIR (KAL) PULLED IN 40% OF HANJIN'S $9.89 BILLION IN 1994 REVENUE. LATER (KAL) BECAME THE 3RD LARGEST AIRLINE IN ASIA. HANJIN AS A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING COMPANY, PLACES HEAVY EMPHASIS ON AIR FREIGHT, AND WAS 28% OF (KAL)'S TOTAL REVENUE. DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL, SCHEDULED & CHARTER, PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

ADDRESS:
1370 GONGHANG-DONG
AIR OPERATIONS CENTER 6TH FLOOR GANGSEO-GU
SEOUL, 157-712, SOUTH KOREA

THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA (TAEHAN MIN-GUK) WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1948, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 99,016 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 46 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS SEOUL, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS KOREAN.

FEBRUARY 1993: 1992 = +$1.5 MILLION (+$20.2 MILLION) NET PROFIT: +9.2% (RPK) TRAFFIC, +13% PASSENGERS (PAX), +4.6% (FTK) FREIGHT TRAFFIC.
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Fleet:
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KAL-737 MAX - 2015-11-A.jpg
KAL-737 MAX - 2015-11.jpg
KAL-737-747-777-NOV06
KAL-737-800 HL7757
KAL-737-800-CONFIG
KAL-737-8B5
KAL-737-900 - 2015-08.jpg
KAL-737-900-CONFIG
KAL-747 DATA
KAL-747-400-WORLD CUP SOCCER
KAL-747-400ERF
KAL-747-4B5
KAL-747-4B5-2010-05
KAL-747-4B5-APR08
KAL-747-4B5F
KAL-747-8F - HL7629-2017-09-28.jpg
KAL-747-8F HL7639-2017-03.jpg
KAL-747-8F HL7639-2017-11.jpg
KAL-747-8F-2011-03
KAL-747-8HTF - 2012-02
KAL-747-8I - 2015-07.jpg
KAL-747-CONFIG
KAL-777-200-CONFIG
KAL-777-2B5ER-SOCCER
KAL-777-300-CONFIG
KAL-777-300ER - 2013-01
KAL-777-3B5
KAL-777-FB5 - 2012-02
KAL-787
KAL-787-9 - 1st 2017-02.jpg
KAL-A300-600R
KAL-A300-CONFIG
KAL-A300B4-622R
KAL-A321neo - 2015-06.jpg
KAL-A330 HL8027-2017-06.jpg
KAL-A330-200-CONFIG
KAL-A330-300
KAL-A330-300-CONFIG
KAL-A380
KAL-A380-2011-05
KAL-A380-2011-07
KAL-A380-861 - 2012-05
KAL-Bombardier CS300 - 2017-10.jpg
KAL-F 100

November 2017:

5/2 ORDERS 737-700/-900:

1 737-7B5 BBJ (CFM56-7B27) (2997-37660, /09 HL8222), 2010-07. WITH WINGLETS. EXEC.

2 737-8BK (CFM56-7B) (3794-39447, /11 HL8240; 3852-38129, /11 HL8241), (TCI) LSD, EX-(N1786B). WITH WINGLETS. 12C, 180Y.

1 737-8GQ (CFM56-7B26) (2119-35790, /06 HL7757, 2006-12 - SEE PHOTO), (AWW) LSD. WITH WINGLETS. 12C, 156Y.

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Management:
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KAL-1-YANG HO CHO-2006-02
KAL-1-YANG HO CHO-CHMN
KAL-2-LEE JOONG HEE - PRES
KAL-3-KEN CHOI-PRES CARGO

YANG-HO CHO , CHAIRMAN & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO) (SON OF PREVIOUS CHAIRMAN), (KAL) & HANJIN GROUP (1999-04).
Yang-Ho Cho is the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Korean Air (KAL), 1 of Asia's largest airlines and the world’s largest commercial airline cargo carrier. Mr Cho was named Chairman & (CEO) of (KAL) in April 1999, having served as President & (CEO) since 1992. Prior to that, he was Executive VP & (COO) of (KAL). Mr Cho began working for (KAL) as a Manager in the Americas Regional Headquarters in 1974. He worked his way up in the company ranks by continually adding various departments to his overall responsibilities (including Maintenance, Marketing, Purchasing, Information Systems, and Corporate Planning).

After receiving a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Inha University (Incheon, Korea) in 1975, Mr Cho received an MBA from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1979, and a doctoral degree in Business Administration from Inha University in 1988. In 1998, he received an honorary Doctorate degree in Aviation Business Administration from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida.

Mr Cho is also Chairman of the parent Hanjin Group (1 of the world's largest transportation conglomerates). He was named to this post in February 2003, after having served as the Group's Vice Chairman since 1996. He is also the Director of various subsidiary companies including Korea Airport Service (KAS), and (HIST). In addition to his corporate responsibilities, Mr Cho was elected Vice-Chairman of The Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) in 1996, and has held the title of honorary Consulate-General to Ireland in the Republic of Korea since 1995. He was named Chairman of the Korea-French High Level Businessmen's Club in October 2000, and has also served on the Board of Governors for the International Air Transport Association (IATA) (ITA) since elected in May 2001. In June 2016, Mr Cho was re-elected to the (IATA) Board of Governors and the Strategy & Policy Committee, each for a 3-year term at the 72nd (IATA) (AGM) in Dublin, Ireland.

He also has served as Chairman of the Korea Defense Industry Association since 2004. He has been on the (USC) Board of Trustees since 1997. He is Chairman of the board of trustees at Inha and Hankuk Aviation universities.

Mr Cho's commitment of serving the public with transportation has been widely recognized. In 2004, he received the title of "Commandeur" in the Legion D'Honneur, the highest civilian honor awarded in France. In 2005, Mr Cho was awarded the title of Mongol's Polaris, the highest civilian honor granted by the government of Mongolia.
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