Korean Air finalises order for 33 A350s

Korean Air A350

Korean Air has become a new customer for the A350 following the signature of a firm order with Airbus for 33 aircraft.

The order covers 27 A350-1000s and six A350-900s.

Jason Yoo, Chief Safety and Operating Officer and EVP at Korean Air said: “The A350’s exceptional range, fuel efficiency and passenger comfort make it a great fit for our global network.

“We are confident that the introduction of the A350 to our fleet will drive operational efficiencies and elevate the overall travel experience for our passengers.”

Benoit de Saint Exupéry, EVP Sales, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus said: “This order from Korean Air is another major endorsement for the A350 as the world’s long range leader.

“The airline will benefit from new levels of efficiency across its operations, with significantly reduced fuel consumption and carbon emissions.

“The A350 will also be the perfect platform for the carrier to take its in-flight product and world class service to new heights.

“We thank Korean Air for its ongoing confidence in Airbus and its products, and look forward to seeing the A350 flying in the carrier’s iconic livery.”