Korean Air A380. Photo: Courtesy, Airbus. Korean Air on Tuesday took delivery of its first Airbus A380 in a Toulouse ceremony. It will become the first Asian carrier to operate a GP7200-powered A380. KE, which became the sixth airline to take delivery of the A380, has 10 on order "which should [all] be delivered by 2014," KE Chairman Yang Ho Cho confirmed during the delivery ceremony. There are currently 20 GP7200-powered A380s in service, with 104 on order, according to ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Printer-friendly" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.