Seoul, Korea (3 September, 2015) – Korean Air is providing relief goods to those affected by the flood in Myanmar. Goods delivered to the country include 1,800 liters of water and 500 blankets.
The relief goods from Korean Air were delivered to Myanmar on September 2, through the carrier’s flight KE471 departed at 18:40 from Incheon to Myanmar.
More than 1,150,000 people have been displaced since the flood swamped 15,000 homes and inundated fields after continued storms hit the region in late July. The international community has been supporting the ongoing relief and recovery efforts.
Korean Air is providing 500 blankets and 1,200 bottles of mineral water for the flood victims in Myanmar through the Red Cross.
As a leading global carrier, Korean Air has a strong commitment to supporting relief efforts in times of need. In the aftermath of the earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal in April 2015 the carrier donated of relief goods such as 24,000 bottles of mineral water and 2,000 blankets to those affected by the earthquake. Korean Air also transported relief supplies that were donated to the Embassy of Nepal.
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 2014. Korean Air operates in excess of 430 flights per day to 129 cities in 46 countries on six continents with a fleet of 159 aircrafts including ten 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 is a founding member of the Sky Team airline alliance which together with its 20 members, offers its 612 million annual passengers a worldwide system of more than 16,320 daily flights covering 1,052 destinations in 177 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 bar lounges.
More on Korean Air’s programmes, routes, frequencies and partners is available at http://www.koreanair.com .