Korean Air’s A220 fleet leads recovery in air travel in South Korea

Korean Air is using its A220 fleet to restore its regional and domestic passenger network and provide much-needed connectivity in South Korea, in turn providing a welcome boost to local economies.

“Korean Air has been operating ten A220s and these aircraft are used on our domestic and short-haul routes. Thanks to its more fuel-efficient engines, Korean Air’s GTF-powered A220s have lower operating cost, which enables us to utilize the fleet effectively,” said Lee Soo Keun, chief operating officer at Korean Air. “It’s important to us that we continue to support efforts that repatriate and reconnect people to their loved ones, while also sustaining the economy with the continued flow of goods and essential supplies.”

The airline offers A220 flights to and from several cities and airports in the country, including Seoul-Gimpo, Busan, Cheongju, Jeju and Ulsan.At Korean Air, the Airbus A220 aircraft and its Pratt & Whitney GTF engines are leading the recovery in air travel in South Korea, thanks to greater capacity and lower operating costs.

Korean Air flies the larger A220-300 aircraft, each with 140 economy seats in a 2-3 seating configuration. The aircraft is also renowned for its passenger comfort, including lower noise thanks in large part to the Pratt & Whitney GTF engine.

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