Korean Air Plans To Acquire Asiana In $1.6B Deal

Credit: Joe Pries
The COVID-19 crisis is set to spark major consolidation in the South Korean airline industry, with Korean Air planning to purchase struggling rival Asiana Airlines. Korean Air said on Nov. 16 that its board has decided to buy Asiana for KRW1.8 trillion ($1.6 billion). State-owned Korea Development...
Adrian Schofield

Adrian is a senior air transport editor for Aviation Week, based in New Zealand. He covers commercial aviation in the Asia-Pacific region.

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