Does Korean Air still fly the 747?

Korean Air has announced the end of the long-haul quad-jet era, with the retirement of the Airbus A380 and Boeing 747-8. Korean Air has joined the growing list of airlines planning to retire the Airbus A380, and the carrier’s Boeing 747-8 fleet is also on the chopping block.

How much does a 747-8I cost?

In 2019, a single 747-8 Intercontinental cost $418.4 million. Meanwhile, the freighter variant was for sale for $419.2 million per unit. Comparing the cost of the initial 747-100, the price of the 747-8 is lower after taking inflation into account.

How fast is the Boeing 747-8I?

Mach 0.86
Boeing 747-8i And according to Boeing, the 747-8I is the world’s fastest commercial jet. This plane can reach an impressive speed of Mach 0.86; it is currently in service with several major commercial airlines such as Air China, Korean Air and Lufthansa.

What is the difference between 747-8 and 747-8I?

The new 747-8 is the latest derivative of the 747 family of airplanes and is being developed in both freighter (747-8F) and passenger (747-8I, for “Intercontinental”) versions. The primary external differences between the 747-8 and the 747-400 are in wingspan and fuselage length. They are virtually the same height.

How many 747 does Korean Air have?

20 Boeing
According to, the airline has a current fleet of 20 Boeing 747 aircraft (16 747-8 and 4 747-400).

Why does 747-8 have no winglets?

The 747-8 uses raked wingtips instead of winglets. The raked wingtips provides the same advantages as winglets.

How many seats are in Korean Air B747-8I?

Korean Air’s B747-8I aircraft is equipped with 368 seats and offers three classes of service: First, Prestige, and Economy. First Class seats are open suite flat bed seats, Prestige Class also features flat bed seats.

What are the classes on a Korean Air 747?

All Korean Air 747s have three classes of service, first, Prestige and economy, with Prestige Class occupying the upper deck and a section aft of first class and forward of economy on the lower deck.

What’s the difference between Korean Air 400 and 8i?

For Prestige Class passengers the biggest difference between a 747-400 and a 747-8i is that the 8i has lie flat seats with all-aisle access while the 400 has angled flat seating without all-aisle access. Korean Air’s fleet includes as many 747-8is (10) as A380s. Korean Air is phasing out its 747-400s. Only two remain in service.

What kind of seats are in first class on Korean Air?

First Class seats are open suite flat bed seats, Prestige Class also features flat bed seats. Seats in First Class are Kosmo flat bed suites and seats in Prestige Class are Prestige Sleeper flat bed seats. All seats in this aircraft are fitted with AVOD entertainment and in-seat power ports.