Jin Air

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Jin Air
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2008
Fleet size 16
Destinations 36
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 (Hangul진에어; RRJin E-eo) is a low cost airline originating from South Korea, and a wholly owned 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.


City Country IATA ICAO Airport Notes
Seoul  South Korea ICN RKSI Incheon International Airport
Seoul  South Korea GMP RKSS Gimpo International Airport
Busan  South Korea PUS RKPK Gimhae International Airport
Cheongju  South Korea CJJ RKTU Cheongju International Airport
Jeju  South Korea CJU RKPC Jeju International Airport
Yangyang  South Korea YNY RKNY Yangyang International Airport Charter
Fukuoka  Japan FUK RJFF Fukuoka Airport
Sapporo  Japan CTS RJCC New Chitose Airport
Nagasaki  Japan NGS RJFU Nagasaki Airport
Osaka  Japan KIX RJBB Kansai International Airport
Okinawa  Japan OKA ROAH Naha Airport
Chengdu  China CTU ZUUU Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
Chongqing  China CKG ZUCK Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport
Dalian  China DLC ZYTL Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport
Nanjing  China NKG ZSNJ Nanjing Lukou International Airport
Jiamusi  China JMU ZYJM Jiamusi Dongjiao Airport
Nanning  China NNG ZGNN Nanning Wuxu International Airport
Fuzhou  China FOC ZSFZ Fuzhou Changle International Airport
Quanzhou  China JJN ZSQZ Quanzhou Jinjiang International Airport
Shanghai  China PVG ZSPD Shanghai Pudong International Airport
Shenyang  China SHE ZYTX Shenyang Taoxian International Airport
Shijiazhuang  China SJW ZBSJ Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport
Taiyuan  China TYN ZBYN Taiyuan Wusu International Airport
Yinchuan  China INC ZLIC Yinchuan Hedong International Airport
Xi'an  China XIY ZLXY Xi'an Xianyang International Airport
Hong Kong  Hong Kong HKG VHHH Hong Kong International Airport
Macau  Macau MFM VMMC Macau International Airport
Bangkok  Thailand BKK VTBS Suvarnabhumi Airport
Chiang Mai  Thailand CNX VTCC Chiang Mai International Airport
Phuket  Thailand HKT VTSP Phuket International Airport begins 2 December 2015[6]
Vientiane  Laos VTE VLVT Wattay International Airport
Hanoi  Vietnam HAN VVNB Noi Bai International Airport Begins 1 December 2015[7]
Da Nang  Vietnam DAD VVDN Da Nang International Airport begins 25 October 2015[8]
Siem Reap  Cambodia REP VDSR Siem Reap International Airport Charter
Medan  Indonesia KNO WIMM Kualanamu International Airport Charter
Cebu  Philippines CEB RPVM Mactan-Cebu International Airport
Clark  Philippines CRK RPLC Clark International Airport
Kalibo  Philippines KLO RPVK Kalibo International Airport Begins 1 December 2015[9]
Kota Kinabalu  Malaysia BKI WBKK Kota Kinabalu International Airport
Guam  Guam GUM PGUM Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport
Honolulu  USA HNL PHNL Honolulu International Airport begins 19 December 2015[10]

Former Destinations[edit]

City Country IATA ICAO Airport Notes
Changsha  People's Republic of China CSX ZGHA Changsha Huanghua International Airport Unscheduled
Fuzhou  People's Republic of China FOC ZSFZ Fuzhou Changle International Airport Unscheduled
Ningbo  People's Republic of China NGB ZSNB Ningbo Lishe International Airport Unscheduled
Taipei  Republic of China TPE RCTP Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
Tokyo  Japan HND RJTT Haneda International Airport Unscheduled
Yentai  People's Republic of China YNT ZSYT Yantai Chaoshui International Airport


Jin Air Boeing 737-800

Jin Air started its operation with 4 Boeing 737-800s from Korean Air, seating 189 passengers in a 1-class arrangement.[11] It planned to expand its fleet to 2 A300-600Rs by April 2009, but this was canceled. In 2014, the Boeing 777-200ER was introduced as well, with one used aircraft being transferred from Korean Air in December.[12]

Jin Air Fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Options Passengers Notes
Y+ Y Total
Boeing 737-800 14 2 189 189 6 equipped with winglets
Boeing 777-200ER 2 1 40 353 393 Entry in service December 2014. Transferred from Korean Air.
Total 16 3 0

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "News: Asia/Pacific". Airliner World. 2008-09-20. p. 23. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea
  4. ^ "footer_copy.gif." Jin Air. Retrieved on October 9, 2010. "Address: 653-25 Deungchondong, Gangseogu, Seoul" Address in Korean: "서울강서구등촌동653-25"
  5. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2014/04/09/lj-china-apr14/
  6. ^ "Jin Air to Start Phuket Service from Dec 2015". Airlineroute.net. 1 October 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "Jin Air Expands Hanoi Flights in W15". Airlineroute.net. July 13, 2015. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Jin Air to Start Seoul - Da Nang Route from late-Oct 2015". Airlineroute.net. 10 September 2015. Retrieved 10 September 2015. 
  9. ^ "Jin Air to Start Seoul – Kalibo Service from Dec 2015". Airlineroute.net. July 13, 2015. Retrieved October 1, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Jin Air to Start Hawaii Operation from Dec 2015". Airlineroute.net. July 13, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015. 
  11. ^ Fly, better fly_ Jin Air
  12. ^ Korean Air Corporate Fleet Information

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