Korean Air buys two Boeing freighters
20 / 03 / 2011
THE world’s number one cargo airline, according to IATA statistics, is expanding its freighter fleet.
Korean Air has placed an order for two new Boeing 747-8 freighters at a cost of US$639 million.
In December 2009 Korean Air became the first airline to order both the passenger and freighter versions of the 747-8. With this order, Korean Air has five 747-8 Intercontinentals and seven 747-8 freighters on order.
The airline currently operates a total of 27 Boeing freighters.