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Airlines in KoreaFlag of South Korea

This page provides links to all currently operating international, regional, domestic, passenger and cargo airlines registered in Korea.Click on Airline Name for contact, fleet, route and accident data.


Find current airlines in these Countries:

Airlines in South Korea
Airline Main Base
IATA code
ICAO code
IATA Prefix
Start of ops.
Air Busan Busan (PUS)
BX
ABL
982
2008
Air Incheon Seoul (ICN)
-
-
2012
Air Pohang Pohang (KPO)
K1
KAB
2017
Air Seoul Pohang (KPO)
RS
ASV
2016
Asiana Airlines Seoul (ICN)
OZ
AAR
988
1988
Eastar Jet Seoul (GMP)
ZE
ESR
839
2007
Jeju Air Jeju (CJU)
7C
JJA
2005
Jin Air Seoul (GMP)
LJ
JNA
2008
Korea Express Air Seoul (GMP)
XE
KEA
-
2005
Korean Air Seoul (GMP)
KE
KAL
180
1969
T'Way Airlines Cheonggiu (CJJ)
TW
TWB
722
2010

Airlines defunct since 2000 in Korea
Airline Fate
IATA code
ICAO code
Start of ops.
End of ops.
Hansung Airlines Started ops 31/8/05. Suspended ops 19/12/05, resuming 15/2/06. Ceased ops again on 18/10/08 and purchased mid-2010 by Tomato Savings Bank and restarted in 8/10 as T'way Air
HS
HAN
2005
2008
Kostar Airlines AOC granted 5/08. Expected to start operations in 9/08 but believed never launched
-
-
2008
2009
Yeongnam Air Ceased operations in 4/09.
-
ONA
2006
2009

Airline hull loss accidents in Korea
Date
Airline Aircraft type Reg. Location Fatal
Cat.
12-Aug-07 Jeju Air DHC-8-402 Q400 HL5256 Busan-Gimhae... 0 crashed
15-Apr-02 Air China Boeing 767-2J6ER B-2552 near Pusan-Kimhae... 129 crashed
15-Mar-99 Korean Air DC-9-83 (MD-83) HL7570 Pohang Airpo... 0 crashed
05-Aug-98 Korean Air Boeing 747-4B5 HL7496 Seoul-Kimpo ... 0 crashed
10-Aug-94 Korean Air Airbus A300B4-622R HL7296 Cheju Airpor... 0 crashed
26-Jul-93 Asiana Airlines Boeing 737-5L9 HL7229 near Mokpo Airpor... 68 crashed
13-Jun-91 Korean Air Boeing 727-281 HL7350 Taegu Airpor... 0 crashed
25-Nov-89 Korean Air Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000 HL7285 Seoul-Kimpo ... 0 crashed
19-Nov-80 KAL Boeing 747-2B5B HL7445 Seoul-Gimpo ... 14 crashed
23-Jan-71 KAL Fokker F-27 Friendship 500 HL5212 near Sokcho 2 hijacked

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