T'way Airlines

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T'way Air
티웨이항공
Tiway hanggong
IATA
TW
ICAO
TWB
Callsign
TEEWAY
Founded August 2010
Commenced operations September 2010
Operating bases Gimpo International Airport
Incheon International Airport
Fleet size 7
Destinations 18
Company slogan Happy T'way it's yours
Headquarters Seoul, South Korea
Key people Chul-Ho Hahm (CEO)
Website www.twayair.com

T'way Air Co., Ltd.(Hangul: 티웨이항공; RR: Tiway hanggong), is a low-cost airline based in Seongsu-dong, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea.

A T'Way Airlines Boeing 737-800 at Fukuoka Airport, Japan. (2012)

History[edit]

T'way Air Co., Ltd. was established on 8 August 2010 with two Boeing 737-800s. The following month, the airlines obtained Domestic Air Operator Certificate(A.O.C.) and launched the service between Gimpo Int'l Airport and Jeju Int'l Airport.[1] Prior to its dissolution before 2010, T'way Air was known as Hansung Airlines. In 2013, within just three years after the foundation, T'way Air achieved a profit.[2] In 2014, the airlines recorded the highest load factors in Gimpo-Jeju flight among the seven Korean air carriers.[3] In March 2014, T'way Air introduced its 7th aircraft (B737-800) and another aircraft will be added in Aug 2014. The airlines will launch service between Daegu Airport to Jeju Int'l Airport on March 30, 2014.[4][5]

  • Aug. 2010 Established with introduction of 1st and 2nd Boeing 737-800
  • Sep. 2010 Obtained of Dom. Air Operator Certificate(A.O.C.), launched domestic service to GMP-CJU
  • Jan. 2011 Acquisition of 3rd B737-800
  • Jul. 2011 Obtained an Int'l Air Operator's Certificate(A.O.C.)
  • Aug. 2011 Acquisition of 4th B737-800
  • Oct. 2011 Launched the first international service to Bangkok
  • Dec. 2011 Launched international service to Fukuoka
  • Jan. 2012 Charter flight to Chiang Mai, Siem Reap, Haikou, T'way Air tops Customer Service List (Servey Conducted by Korean Consumer Agency)
  • Apr. 2012 Launched international service to Taipei (4 times a week)
  • May. 2012 Acquisition of 5th B737-800
  • Nov. 2012 Re-obtained Air Transport License (Including Cargo)
  • Mar. 2013 Charter flight to Haikou
  • Oct. 2013 Acquisition of 6th B737-800
  • Nov. 2013 Launched cargo service (ICN/BKK V.V)
  • Dec. 2013 Launched international service to Sapporo (daily) and Saga (2 times a week)
  • Mar. 2014 Acquisition of 7th B737-800

Destinations[edit]

A T'way Airlines Boeing 737-800 landing at Seoul Incheon International Airport, South Korea. (2012)

T'way Airlines serves the following destinations (as of May 2014):[6]

[Base] Base
[Charter] Charter destination
City Country IATA ICAO Airport
Bangkok Thailand BKK VTBS Suvarnabhumi Airport
Daegu South Korea TAE RKTN Daegu International Airport
Fukuoka Japan FUK RJFF Fukuoka Airport
Guiyang China KWE ZUGY Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport [Charter]
Jeju South Korea CJU RKPC Jeju International Airport
Jinan China TNA ZSJN Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport [Charter]
Kunming China KMG ZPPP Kunming Changshui International Airport [Charter]
Lanzhou China LHW ZLLL Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport [Charter]
Nanning China NNG ZGNN Nanning Wuxu International Airport [Charter]
Saga Japan HSG RJFS Saga Airport
Sapporo Japan CTS RJCC New Chitose Airport
Seoul South Korea GMP RKSS Gimpo International Airport [Base]
Seoul South Korea ICN RKSI Incheon International Airport [Main base]
Shijiazhuang China SJW ZBSJ Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport [Charter]
Taipei Taiwan TSA RCSS Taipei Songshan Airport
Taiyuan China TYN ZBYN Taiyuan Wusu International Airport [Charter]
Xuzhou China XUZ ZSXZ Xuzhou Guanyin Airport [Charter]
Zhangjiajie China DYG ZGDY Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport [Charter]

Fleet[edit]

The T'way Airlines fleet consists of seven Boeing 737-800 aircraft with an average age of 10.8 years, each of which provides space for 189 passengers and 186 passengers in an all-economy class cabin layout (as of May 2014).[7]

T'Way Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Order Passengers Notes
Boeing 737-800 1
6
0
0
186
189
5 leased

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