Jin Air

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Jin Air
진에어
Jinair ci.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
J7 JIN JIN AIR
Founded 2008
Hubs
Secondary hubs
Fleet size 22
Destinations 27
Company slogan Fly, better fly
Parent company Hanjin Group
Headquarters Gangseo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Key people Won-Tae Cho, Jung-ho Choi (CEO)[1]
Website www.jinair.com

Jin Air Co. Ltd (Hangul진에어; RRJin E-eo) is a Korean low-cost carrier. As of August 2016 the airline operates flights to 5 domestic cities and 22 international destinations.[2] It launched its first long haul route, between Incheon and Honolulu, in December 2015. It has operated cargo services since November 2013.

History[edit]

Jin Air is headquartered in Deungchon-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul.[3] The name "Jin Air" was officially announced on June 15, 2008 at an opening ceremony in Seoul.[4]

Jin Air began operations in July 2008 with routes to regional destinations in Korea. The inaugural flight was between Seoul's Gimpo International Airport and Jeju International Airport on July 17, 2008 using a Boeing 737-800. In October 2009, Jin Air began flights to Macau, Guam and Bangkok.[5]

Jin Air Boeing 777-200ER taking off from Seoul Incheon

Destinations[edit]

As of December 2016, Jin Air flies to the following destinations:[2]

Country City Airport Notes/References
Australia Cairns Cairns Airport [6]
China Hong Kong Hong Kong International Airport
China Macau Macau International Airport
China Shanghai Shanghai Pudong International Airport
China Wuxi Sunan Shuofang International Airport
China Xi'an Xi'an Xianyang International Airport
Guam Guam Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport
Japan Fukuoka Fukuoka Airport
Japan Kitakyushu Kitakyushu Airport [7]
Japan Okinawa Naha Airport
Japan Osaka Kansai International Airport
Japan Sapporo New Chitose Airport
Japan Tokyo Narita International Airport [8]
Laos Vientiane Wattay International Airport
Malaysia Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu International Airport
Northern Mariana Islands Saipan Saipan International Airport [9]
Philippines Cebu Mactan–Cebu International Airport
Philippines Angeles Clark International Airport
Republic of Korea Busan Gimhae International Airport
Republic of Korea Cheongju Cheongju International Airport
Republic of Korea Jeju Jeju International Airport
Republic of Korea Seoul Gimpo International Airport Hub
Incheon International Airport Hub
Republic of Korea Yangyang Yangyang International Airport Seasonal[10]
Taiwan Taipei Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
Thailand Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport
Thailand Phuket Phuket International Airport [11]
United States Honolulu Honolulu International Airport Seasonal(Peak Season)[12]
Vietnam Da Nang Da Nang International Airport [13]
Vietnam Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport [14]

Codeshare Agreements[edit]

Interline Agreements[edit]

Fleet[edit]

Jin Air Boeing 737-800

As of August 2016, the Jin Air fleet consists of the following aircraft:[15]

Jin Air Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers
Y+ Y Total
Boeing 737-800 18 183 183
189 189
Boeing 777-200ER 4 48 345 393
Total 22

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "News: Asia/Pacific". Airliner World. 2008-09-20. p. 23. 
  2. ^ a b "Route Map". jinair.com. Jin Air. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "footer_copy.gif." Jin Air. Retrieved on October 9, 2010. "Address: 653-25 Deungchondong, Gangseogu, Seoul" Address in Korean: "서울강서구등촌동653-25"
  4. ^ Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ "Jin Air to launch Incheon-Cairns service". Korea Herald. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Jin Air expands Japan service in W16". routesonline. Retrieved 23 September 2016. 
  8. ^ "Jin Air Adds Seoul Incheon – Tokyo Narita Service from July 2016". airlineroute. Retrieved 5 May 2016. 
  9. ^ "Jin Air Adds New Guam / Saipan Service in S16". airlineroute. Retrieved 29 March 2016. 
  10. ^ "Jin Air Schedules Yangyang - Shanghai Seasonal Service from June 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 3 June 2016. 
  11. ^ "Jin Air to Start Phuket Service from Dec 2015". Airlineroute.net. 1 October 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  12. ^ "Jin Air to Start Hawaii Operation from Dec 2015". Airlineroute.net. July 13, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Jin Air to Start Seoul - Da Nang Route from late-Oct 2015". Airlineroute.net. 10 September 2015. Retrieved 10 September 2015. 
  14. ^ "Jin Air Expands Hanoi Flights in W15". Airlineroute.net. July 13, 2015. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  15. ^ "Jin Air Fleet Details and History". Planespotters.net. 1 August 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016. 

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