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Korean Air Extends Benefits of “Excellent Boarding Pass” Program

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All passengers visiting Korea with Korean Air, please keep your boarding pass during your stay. Korean Air’s “Service Excellence”continues even after flight.

 

SEOUL, Korea (April 22, 2014)– Since Korean Air launched the “Excellent Boarding Pass” program in 2012, its passengers visiting Korea have been enjoying ultimate service excellence not only in flight but also on the ground.

“Excellent Boarding Pass”program provides discounts and additional benefits to passengers holding their boarding passes who depart from overseas regions and arrive in Korea. Passengers just need to present their IDs and Korean Air boarding passes to any of the partners within 7 days from the departure date (except for one partner)  to enjoy these exclusive benefits.

Since the establishment of the program, Korean Air has partnered with over 30 affiliates to offer more variety and comprehensive benefits to its passengers after they disembark from the flights, which allows passengers to enjoy unique services in various places in Korea.

The passengers’ benefits begin as soon as they arrive at the airport. They can exchange money at favorable rates and receive discounts to rent mobiles phones and to take public transportation from the airport to downtown areas from Korean Air’s partners. Discount benefits are extended to more tourist attractions such as amusement parks, folk villages, theatres, restaurants, cafes, shopping malls and  department stores.“Excellent Boarding Pass”program provides customers with an enjoyable journey to explore Korea.

Korean Air recently introduced the new interactive video in order to allow its customers to know more about the“Excellent Boarding Pass” Program, so they would not miss out this wonderful opportunity.

Watch the video for more details about Korean Air’s “Excellent Boarding Pass” Program:

English version: http://youtu.be/P7PIZQ8JuZQ

English version (2nd) : http://youtu.be/HGznnW9iY-A

As a leading global carrier, Korean Air will continue to provide more and better benefits to its passengers visiting Korea, and ensure ultimate service excellence both in flight and on the ground.

 

About Korean Air

Korean Air, established in 1969, is one of the world’s top 20 airlines and carried more than 23 million passengers in 2013. Korean Air operates in excess of 200 flights per day to 125 cities in 45 countries on six continents with a fleet of 155 aircraft including eight A380s.

With its modern aircraft and over 20,000 professional employees, Korean Air offers customers safety, convenience and comfort. Korean Air’s award-winning offerings of Korean and Western meals and state-of-the-art inflight entertainment system provide passengers with a memorable inflight experience.

The airline serves six continents with more than 1,400 flights a week and is also a founding member of the Sky Team airline alliance which together with its 20 members, offers its 569 million annual passengers a worldwide system of more than 15,000 daily flights covering 1,064 destinations in 178 countries.

Korean Air introduced the double-decker A380 aircraft to its fleet in 2011 and made the interior more spacious than any other airline, with just 407 seats spread across three classes, with the top deck dedicated to ‘Prestige’ business class. The design also features the world’s first onboard ‘Duty Free Showcase’ and three bars and lounges.

More on Korean Air’s programs, routes, frequencies and partners is available at www.koreanair.com.

Korean Air to Resume Incheon-Irkutsk Service

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B737-900

Seoul, Korea (15 April, 2014)– Korean Air has announced that it will resume its service between Incheon International Airport, Seoul and Irkutsk, one of the largest cities in Siberia, known for its continental architecture and gateway to an area famed for its natural beauty.

Commencing19 May, Korean Air will operate two flights a week on the Incheon-Irkutsk route, utilizing a B737-900 aircraft seating 159 passengers in two classes. Operating every Monday and Friday, KE983 will depart Seoul Incheon at 20:50 and arrive in Irkutsk at 01:05 early the next morning. The return flight KE984 departs Irkutsk at 03:15 and arrives Seoul Incheon at 06:55 the same morning.

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Irkutsk

Geographically located at the border of Russia and Mongolia, Irkutsk is the biggest city in Eastern Siberia and the economic and cultural center of the Irkutsk Oblast region. The city is a popular tourism destination and the starting point of tours to the massive Lake Baikal, the oldest and deepest freshwater lake in the world, also known as the ‘Blue Eye of Siberia’. Lake Baikal is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The lake can be enjoyed year-round and as the waters remain cool even in the middle of the summer season, tourists from all over the world visit for various touristic resources including nature trails and lake-side activities.

By resuming the Incheon-Irkutsk route Korean Air expects to provide more option and greater flexibility for passengers travelling to Russia. Korean Air will continue to offer its extensive global network with a wider range of options for each of its passengers, delivering true “Excellence in Flight”.

▣ Flight Schedules

 

Flight Number Days of

Operation

Route Departure Arrival
KE983 Mon, Fri Incheon (ICN) ~ Irkutsk (IKT) 20:50 01:05+1
KE984 Tue, Sat Irkutsk (IKT) ~ Incheon (ICN) 03:15 06:55

About Korean Air

Korean Air, established in 1969, is one of the world’s top 20 airlines and carried more than 23 million passengers in 2013. Korean Air operates in excess of 200 flights per day to 125 cities in 45 countries on six continents with a fleet of 156 aircraft including eight A380s.

With its modern aircraft and over 20,000 professional employees, Korean Air offers customers safety, convenience and comfort. Korean Air’s award-winning offerings of Korean and Western meals and state-of-the-art inflight entertainment system provide passengers with a memorable inflight experience.

The airline serves six continents with more than 1,400 flights a week and is also a founding member of the Sky Team airline alliance which together with its 20 members, offers its 569 million annual passengers a worldwide system of more than 15,000 daily flights covering 1,064 destinations in 178 countries.

Korean Air introduced the double-decker A380 aircraft to its fleet in 2011 and made the interior more spacious than any other airline, with just 407 seats spread across three classes, with the top deck dedicated to ‘Prestige’ business class. The design also features the world’s first onboard ‘Duty Free Showcase’ and three bars and lounges.

More on Korean Air’s programs, routes, frequencies and partners is available at www.koreanair.com.