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May 5, 2011

Korean Air Orders Five Airbus A330s and Two Boeing 777s

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Written by: Brandon Farris
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Korean Air has announced an order for five new Airbus A330-200s along with two additional Boeing 777-300ERs, with a total value of $1.58 billion at list prices.

Korean Air Airbus A330-200 HL8228 takes off from LAX

Korean Air Airbus A330-200 (HL8228) takes off from LAX. (Photo by Brandon Farris)

Korean Air currently has 23 A330-200s, the most recent delivered in March, and operates 10 777-300s. The new deliveries, set to occur between 2013 and 2015, will give the Seoul-based carrier a total of 12 777-300s and 30 A330-200s.

Korean’s 777-300s seat between 291 and 342 passengers in a three class configuration, while the A330-200s seat 226 passengers in a three class configuration.

Korean Air 777-300ER HL8209  lifts off from LAX

Korean Air 777-300ER (HL8209) lifts off from LAX. (Photo by Brandon Farris)

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  • Anonymous

    Oh, what could have been Boeing 787…

  • Good to see Korean Ordering more planes.