Korean Air, one of the founding members of the SkyTeam airline alliance, is the largest airline in South Korea in terms of international flights, destinations, and fleet size. The airline is currently one of the top 20 best airlines in the world. Korean Air flies to 131 destinations across 46 countries and 13 domestic destinations. The airline currently operates with 160 aircrafts, serving passengers in Economy Class, Prestige Class, and First Class.
Korean Air provides the ultimate comfort in its most affordable flight class. The cabin offers reclining chairs with 34-inch legroom and 18-inch width for maximum comfort. The chair can be reclined to an 118-degree angle for better comfort. Each seat is equipped with an LCD screen that features various music playlists, Videos on Demand, short movies, and many more. Passengers can choose their seats from 361 days to 48 hours before departure.
Korean Air offers diverse selections of Korean, Japanese, and Chinese dishes, depending on the flight route. Passengers can enjoy authentic Korean dishes such as bibim noodles, Gondreabap, bibimbap, stir-fried octopus, rice, and vegetables. Passengers on a long-haul flight can also enjoy snacks such as rice cakes, samgak kimbap, pizza, and cup ramen.
Korean Air offers an improved and luxurious service in its business class, otherwise known as the Prestige Class. Seats in the Prestige Class are 21-inch wide and provide more spacious legroom compared to the Economy Class, completed with a footrest. However, each seat is equipped with the same entertainment facilities as Economy Class. Korean Air also offers Prestige Plus, Prestige Sleeper, and Prestige Suites seats for extra sleeping space and privacy.
Korean Air serves various Korean dishes such as Dongchimi noodles, bibimbap, bulgogi, soy-sauce marinated crab, and galbi-jjim. All dishes are served on a simple, yet stylish dishware. Passengers in Prestige Class can also taste high-quality wine from Italy, Germany, California, and France, including the famous Perrier-Jouet.
Korean Air’s First Class offers selections of spacious, private seats with various amenities. Passengers can choose between Kosmo, Kosmo Suites, Kosmo Sleeper, and Sleeper, which provides ample space for sleep and work. Individual reading lights, adjustable sleeping-seats, and partitions create a comfortable space for long-haul flights. Passengers also get to enjoy a personal LCD screen for entertainment, along with headphones and on-demand videos.
Meals served in First Class uses only the freshest ingredients from Jeju Island, served on elegant dishware. Passengers can enjoy traditional Korean dishes such as bulgogi, kimchi, Dongchimi noodles, bibimbap, and soy-sauce marinated crab. Passengers can also choose between selections of gourmet wine, from Alsace, Bordeaux, or Bourgogne.
Korean Air offers SKYPASS, a frequent flyer program that gives benefits for any Korean Air passenger age 12 years and above. Members can earn points, benefits, and rewards every time they fly with Korean Air or use other services affiliated with the airline. SKYPASS offers three tiers of benefits from Morning Calm, Morning Calm Premium, and Million Miler Club. Benefits include exclusive check-in, additional baggage allowance, access to KAL lounge, discounts, and many more. Passengers under 12 years old can also enjoy various benefits from the SKYPASS Junior program.
Korean Air flight attendant wears a combination of a sky-blue suit with a white shirt underneath and a white knee-length skirt. An elegant blue-and-white scarf complements the whole piece, creating a simple but refined look. The uniform was designed by an Italian designer, Gianfranco Ferré, and is made with ergonomic and comfortable materials. The design and color scheme were chosen to reflect Korea’s classic beauty, while still reflecting international, modern fashion sense. The comfortable material and design help the staff to assist passengers more quickly and effectively.
Please find the check-in time for all Korean Air flights on the table below. Check-in time may vary if your flight is operated by a partner airline. Please check your e-ticket to ensure.
Recommended Check-in Time
Check-in Time Limit
1 hour before departure
20 minutes before departure
1 hour 30 minutes before departure
40 minutes before departure
All flights to North America
2 hours before departure
1 hour before departure
Online check-in is also available for Korean Air flights. Please follow the steps below.
In general, refunds are permitted for personal reasons (self-cancellation, sickness, pregnancy, or death of a passenger), cancellation/rescheduling by the airline, force majeure, or double booking. However, different airlines have different policies regarding acceptable refund reasons. Please visit Korean Air Refund Policy for a complete information on refund.
You can easily change your flight schedule and itinerary using Easy Reschedule. Some airlines allow changes to date, time, route, and airline, while some only allow changes to date and time.
Please refer to Korean Air Reschedule Terms & Conditions to find the complete guide to rescheduling your flight. If your flight is not eligible for Easy Reschedule, please contact Korean Air directly to reschedule.
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