Korean Air to purchase 33 Airbus A350

Korean Air recently announced that it plans to sign a contract with Airbus to purchase 33 aircraft. There are 27 A350-1000s and 6 A350-900s, respectively, valued at $13.7 billion.

Korean Air to purchase 33 Airbus A350

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Korean Air’s introduction of this equipment means accelerating ESG management by introducing a new eco-friendly A350 series aircraft, while also taking advantage of the equipment in preparation for the integration of Asiana Airlines.

The A350-1000 aircraft that Korean Air will introduce is the largest aircraft in the A350 family. It is usually equipped with 350 to 410 seats. More than 50% of the fuselage is made up of carbon composite materials, increasing fuel efficiency and reducing carbon emissions by 25% compared to existing aircraft of similar class.

Meanwhile, Korean Air is accelerating the modernization of its aircraft for safe operations. Including this contract to purchase 33 Airbus aircraft, the company plans to introduce a total of 143 new aircraft, including 50 Airbus A321neo.

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