Jin Air

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Jin Air
진에어
Jin Air logo.png
IATA
LJ
ICAO
JNA
Callsign
JIN AIR
Founded 2008
Fleet size 10
Destinations 15
Company slogan Fly, better fly with Jin Air
Parent company Korean Air
Headquarters Gangseo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Key people Jae-Kun Kim (CEO)[1]
Website www.jinair.com

Jin Air Co. Ltd (Hangul: 진에어; RR: Jin E-eo), formerly Air Korea is a low cost airline originating from South Korea. It is a full subsidiary of Korean Air. Jin Air began operations in July 2008 with routes to regional destinations in Korea. In October 2009, Jin Air began flights to Macau, Guam and Bangkok.[2] The name "Jin Air" was officially announced on June 15, 2008 at an opening ceremony in Seoul.[3] It has its headquarters in Deungchon-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul.[4] The inaugural flight was between Seoul's Gimpo International Airport and Jeju International Airport on July 17, 2008 using a Boeing 737-800.

Destinations[edit]

City Country IATA ICAO Airport Refs
Seoul  South Korea ICN RKSI Incheon International Airport
Seoul  South Korea GMP RKSS Gimpo International Airport
Jeju  South Korea CJU RKPC Jeju International Airport
Yangyang  South Korea YNY RKNY Yangyang International Airport Charter
Siem Reap  Cambodia REP VDSR Siem Reap International Airport Charter
Sapporo  Japan CTS RJCC New Chitose Airport
Nagasaki  Japan NGS RJFU Nagasaki Airport
Okinawa  Japan OKA ROAH Naha Airport
Chengdu  China CTU ZUUU Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (Begins between April and June 2014)[5]
Jiamusi  China JMU ZYJM Jiamusi Dongjiao Airport (Begins 8 April 2014)
Chongqing  China CKG ZUCK Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (Begins between April and June 2014)[7]
Fuzhou  China NKG ZSNJ Nanjing Lukou International Airport (Begins between April and June 2014)[8]
Nanjing  China FOC ZSFZ Fuzhou Changle International Airport
Yinchuan  China INC ZLIC Yinchuan Hedong International Airport (Begins between April and June 2014)[9]
Xi'an  China XIY ZLXY Xi'an Xianyang International Airport (Begins between April and June 2014)[10]
Taiyuan  China TYN ZBYN Taiyuan Wusu International Airport (Begins between April and June 2014)[11]
Shanghai  China PVG ZSPD Shanghai Pudong International Airport
Hong Kong  Hong Kong, China HKG VHHH Hong Kong International Airport
Macao  Macau, China MFM VMMC Macao International Airport
Nanning  China NNG ZGNN Nanning Wuxu International Airport (Begins between April and June 2014)[12]
Shenyang  China SHE ZYTX Shenyang Taoxian International Airport (Begins between April and June 2014)[13]
Shijiazhuang  China SJW ZBSJ Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport (Begins between April and June 2014)[14]
Shenyang  China SHE VMMC Shenyang Taoxian International Airport Charter
Guam  Guam GUM PGUM Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport
Bangkok  Thailand BKK VTBS Suvarnabhumi Airport
Chiang Mai  Thailand CNX VTCC Chiang Mai International Airport
Vientiane  Laos VTE VLVT Wattay International Airport
Cebu  Philippines CEB RPVM Mactan Cebu International Airport
Clark  Philippines CRK RPLC Clark International Airport

Fleet[edit]

Jin Air Boeing 737-800

Jin Air started its operation with 4 Boeing 737-800s from Korean Air, seating 189 passengers of single class (as of June 2014).[15] It planned to expand its fleet to 2 A300-600Rs by April 2009, but this was canceled. In 2014, They are planning on introducing Boeing 777-200ER [16]

Jin Air Fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Options Passengers Notes
Y+ Y Total
Boeing 737-800 10 189 189 2 equipped with winglets
Boeing 777-200ER 1 2 40 353 393 Entry in service December 2014. Transferred from Korean Air.
Total 11 2 0

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