Jeju Air

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Jeju Air
제주항공
Jeju Hanggong
Jeju Air Logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
7C JJA JEJU AIR
FoundedJanuary 25, 2005
Hubs
Frequent-flyer programRefresh Point
AllianceValue Alliance
Fleet size39
Destinations40
Company sloganNew Standard, JEJUair
Parent companyAekyung Group
HeadquartersJeju City, Jeju Province
Key peopleSeok Joo Lee (C.E.O.) Yong Chan An (C.E.O.)
Employees2,700
Websitehttp://www.jejuair.net/
Jeju Air
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationJeju Hanggong
McCune–ReischauerChechu Hanggong

Jeju Air (Hangul제주항공; Hanja濟州航空), is a South Korean low-cost airline, the first to be founded in the country.[1][2] It offers scheduled domestic services between several cities in South Korea, as well as between Seoul and international destinations including Japan, China, Russia, the Mariana Islands, and various Southeast Asian countries. It is also a founding member of the Value Alliance. Jeju air named after jeju island. Jeju air, a member of AK group, is scheduled to open Seoul head office tower hotel to diversify income at Hongik station of Seoul Metro.

History[edit]

Established as a joint venture by Aekyung Group and the Jeju Island government on January 25, 2005, Jeju Air became Korea's first low-cost airline. In 2016, it helped found Value Alliance, the world’s first pan-regional low-cost carrier (LCC) alliance, comprising eight Asia Pacific LCCs. In 2017, Jeju Air carried over 60 million passengers, with revenue reported of $890mm US operating profits over $80mm US.

Destinations[edit]

Country City Airport Notes Refs
 China Beijing Beijing Capital International Airport [3]
 China Chengdu Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport Charter Terminated [4]
 China Jiamusi Jiamusi Dongjiao Airport
 China Haikou Haikou Meilan International Airport [5]
 China Qingdao Qingdao Liuting International Airport [6]
 China Quanzhou Quanzhou Jinjiang International Airport Terminated [7]
 China Sanya Sanya Phoenix International Airport [8]
 China Shijiazhuang Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport [9]
 China Weihai Weihai Dashuibo Airport
 China Yantai Yantai Penglai International Airport [10][11]
 Guam Guam Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport
 Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong International Airport
 Japan Fukuoka Fukuoka Airport
 Japan Kagoshima Kagoshima Airport [12]
 Japan Kitakyushu Kitakyushu Airport Terminated [13][14]
 Japan Matsuyama Matsuyama Airport
 Japan Nagoya Chubu Centrair International Airport
 Japan Okinawa Naha Airport
 Japan Osaka Kansai International Airport
 Japan Sapporo New Chitose Airport
 Japan Tokyo Haneda International Airport [15]
 Japan Tokyo Narita International Airport
 Laos Vientiane Wattay International Airport
 Macau Macau Macau International Airport
 Malaysia Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu International Airport
 Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Chinggis Khaan International Airport Charter Terminated [16]
 Northern Mariana Islands Saipan Saipan International Airport
 Philippines Cebu Mactan–Cebu International Airport
 Philippines Clark Clark International Airport Begins 22 December 2018 [17]
 Philippines Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport
 Russia Vladivostok Vladivostok International Airport [18]
 South Korea Busan Gimhae International Airport
 South Korea Cheongju Cheongju International Airport
 South Korea Daegu Daegu International Airport
 South Korea Gwangju Gwangju Airport
 South Korea Jeju Jeju International Airport Hub
 South Korea Muan Muan International Airport Seasonal [19]
 South Korea Seoul Gimpo International Airport Hub
Incheon International Airport Hub
 Taiwan Kaohsiung Kaohsiung International Airport [20]
 Taiwan Taipei Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
 Thailand Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport
 Thailand Chiang Mai Chiang Mai International Airport Resumes 19 December 2018 [21][22]
 Vietnam Da Nang Da Nang International Airport
 Vietnam Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport
 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat International Airport [23]
 Vietnam Nha Trang Cam Ranh International Airport [24]

Fleet[edit]

As of November 2018, Jeju Air operates an all-Boeing fleet consisting of the following aircraft:[25][not in citation given][26]

Current fleet[edit]

Jeju Air fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Boeing 737-800 39 3 186
189
Boeing 737 MAX 8 40 189 Options for 10 more MAX 8 variants[27]
Total 39 43

Retired fleet[edit]

Jeju Air retired fleet
Aircraft Total Introduced Retired Notes
Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 5 2006 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Jeju Air. Retrieved on March 5, 2010. "제주특별자치도 제주시 연동 301–7"
  2. ^ "Jeju Head Office Archived 2011-08-30 at the Wayback Machine.." Jeju Air. Retrieved on December 27, 2011. "#301-7, Yeon-dong, Jeju City, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province"
  3. ^ "Jeju Air Adds Daegu – Beijing Service from mid-Feb 2015". Routesonline. 28 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Jeju Air plans Cheongju – Chengdu charters in Oct 2016". Routesonline. 25 September 2016.
  5. ^ https://pulsenews.co.kr/view.php?year=2018&no=539275
  6. ^ "Jeju Air to Start Seoul – Quanzhou Service from April 2013". Routesonline. 4 April 2013.
  7. ^ "Jeju Air to Start Qingdao Service from late-June 2012". Routesonline. 24 May 2012.
  8. ^ "Jeju Air plans Seoul – Sanya Nov 2016 launch". Routesonline. 4 October 2016.
  9. ^ "Jeju Air Adds Scheduled Service to Shijiazhuang from late-Aug 2014". Routesonline. 19 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Jeju Air resumes Yantai service from April 2018". Routesonline. 19 March 2018.
  11. ^ "Jeju Air adds Busan – Yantai service in W18". Routesonline. 27 September 2018.
  12. ^ 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Jeju Air plans 2 new routes in 1Q18".
  13. ^ "Jeju Air 4th weekly to Kitakyushu". Routesonline. 2 July 2009.
  14. ^ "Jeju Air to Start Ho Chi Minh; Suspends Kitakyushu Service: S12 Operation Changes". Routesonline. 17 January 2012.
  15. ^ "Jeju Air adds Seoul Incheon – Tokyo Haneda service from August 2018". Routesonline. 20 August 2018.
  16. ^ "Jeju Air adds Mongolia charters in late-Sep 2017". Routesonline. 20 September 2017.
  17. ^ "Jeju Air adds Seoul – Clark service from late-Dec 2018". Routesonline. 3 December 2018.
  18. ^ "Jeju Air adds Vladivostok service from Sep 2017". routesonline. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  19. ^ 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Jeju Air schedules international service from Muan in 2Q18". Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  20. ^ "Jeju Air adds Kaohsiung service from July 2017". Routesonline. 19 June 2017.
  21. ^ Air chiang mai "Jeju Air adds Chiang Mai service in W17" Check |url= value (help). Routesonline. 21 December 2017.
  22. ^ "제주항공, 인천-치앙마이 노선 다음달 19일 신규취항" (in Korean). 11 November 2018.
  23. ^ 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Jeju Air resumes Seoul – Ho Chi Minh City route from Dec 2017".
  24. ^ "Jeju Air adds Cam Ranh/Nha Trang scheduled charter in 3Q17". Routesonline. 23 June 2017.
  25. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2017): 32. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  26. ^ "Jeju Air Fleet Details and History". planespotters.net. 23 August 2018. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  27. ^ "South Korea's Jeju Air orders 40 Boeing planes worth $4.4 billion". Reuters. 20 November 2018.

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