Korean Air (Seoul-Incheon) has 10 passenger Boeing 747-800 Intercontinental Jumbos on order with the first copy due this year. The carrier already operates five freighter versions.
The carrier is now planning to introduce the passenger version on August 2, three days a week, on the Seoul (Incheon) – London (Heathrow) route. The new type will be operated on a daily basis starting on September 1 per Airline Route.
The newer Boeing 747-800s will replace the older remaining Boeing 747-400s.
Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Korean Air is already an operator of the freighter version. Boeing 747-8HTF HL7609 (msn 37132) prepares to touch down in Anchorage, Alaska.