Asiana Airlines (OZ) will expand its long-haul routes and focus on becoming a world top 10 carrier by 2015, according to the South Korean carrier’s senior VP, strategic planning. Speaking in Seoul Nov. 4 at the Assn. of Asia Pacific Airlines annual meeting, Kim Ebae said its fleet would grow from 71 aircraft this year, to 83 in 2013 and 88 in 2015. ATKs would increase by 5% this year, 14% in 2013 and 25% in 2015, he said. “We have expanded our long-haul routes and ...

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