Asiana Airlines

By Chen Chuanren
With only a handful of regulators left to approve the merger, Korean Air is working on the transition and integration of new fleet and manpower.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Adrian Schofield
The carrier expects to confirm deals by the third quarter as order activity in Asia heats up.
Airlines & Lessors

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Adrian Schofield
Korean Air is reportedly considering an order for 20 Airbus A350s.
Airlines & Lessors

By Chen Chuanren
Korean Air has started construction of a new aircraft engine maintenance cluster in Unbuk, near Incheon International Airport.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Adrian Schofield
The Korean Air-Asiana merger process is spawning significant opportunities for other carriers thanks to competition remedies required by overseas regulators.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
Asiana’s cargo division will be sold if the Korean Air-Asiana merger is finalized.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
Korean Air has agreed to sell off Asiana Airlines' cargo business and support T'Way's European expansion to secure approval from Brussels for the takeover.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
Japan was one of three remaining jurisdictions that had not approved the deal; the last two are the U.S. and the EU.
Airlines & Lessors

By Jens Flottau
For the airline and aerospace industries, many questions about pandemic recovery remain unanswered.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Adrian Schofield
The recovery of the mainland China market will be particularly closely watched, along with expected major developments in airline consolidation.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
The European Commission has set a new target date for deciding whether to approve Korean Air’s proposed takeover of Asiana.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
The Asiana board says it will meet again in November, after an Oct. 30 meeting about Korean Air’s proposal did not produce a decision on the freighter sell-off.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
South Korean LCC T’Way Air could play a role in Korean Air’s proposal to ease concerns from European regulators about the merger of Korean Air and Asiana.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
The European Commission launched an in-depth investigation of the Korean Air-Asiana proposal in February over competition concerns.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Adrian Schofield
Before the announcement, Asiana Pilots Union members had been engaging in a work-to-rule campaign, and had recently announced an indefinite strike from July 24.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
Asiana’s pilots are stepping up their industrial action with plans for a strike following a long-running standoff with the South Korean airline.
Airlines & Lessors

By Sean Broderick
Accidents are becoming more survivable, meaning regulators are doing their jobs, but finding additional improvements has become more challenging.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Adrian Schofield
The EC has concerns about the proposed merger’s effect on competition on certain routes between South Korea and Europe that are served by both carriers.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Adrian Schofield
The core part of Korean Air’s remedy is helping Virgin Atlantic start flights between London Heathrow Airport and Seoul.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By David Casey
The latest new route announcements, schedule changes and codeshares.
Air Transport

By Adrian Schofield
The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into the proposed Korean Air-Asiana merger, which the regulator says could be anti-competitive.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The European Commission is reportedly set to pursue a full-scale antitrust investigation into Korean Air’s takeover of rival Asiana Airlines.
Airlines & Lessors

By Chen Chuanren
Asiana says that it was crucial for it to preemptively secure SAF supply for its global network as the EU prepares to mandate the use of SAF.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
The merger of South Korean carriers has won approval from China, which required slot transfers.
Airports & Networks