Jin Air

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Jin Air
진에어
Jin Air logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
LJ JNA JIN AIR
Founded 2008
Hubs
Secondary hubs
Fleet size 26
Destinations 31
Company slogan Fly, better fly
Parent company Hanjin Group
Traded as KRX: 272450
Headquarters Gangseo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Key people Cho Won-tae, Choi Jung-ho (CEO)[1]
Website www.jinair.com

Jin Air Co. Ltd (Hangul진에어; RRJin E-eo) is a South Korean low-cost airline. As of April 2018 it operates flights to six domestic cities and 26 international destinations.[2] It launched its first long haul route, between Incheon and Honolulu, in December 2015.[citation needed] It has operated cargo services since November 2013.[citation needed]

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 South Korea.[citation needed] The inaugural flight was between Seoul's Gimpo International Airport and Jeju International Airport on July 17, 2008 using a Boeing 737-800.[citation needed] In October 2009, Jin Air began flights to Macau, Guam and Bangkok.[citation needed]

2017 initial public offering[edit]

Jin Air was the third and last company to join the Korea Exchange (KRX) by way of an initial public offering (IPO) in 2017, alongside Studio Dragon and TissueGene.[citation needed]

On October 30, the KRX announced that Jin Air passed the IPO preliminary approval.[5]

Jin Air had its IPO on December 8, 2017.[6]

Destinations[edit]

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

As of September 2018, Jin Air flies to the following destinations:

Country City Airport Notes Refs
 Australia Cairns Cairns Airport Seasonal [2][7][8]
 Australia Gold Coast Gold Coast Airport Charter Terminated [9]
 Cambodia Siem Reap Siem Reap International Airport Charter Terminated [10]
 China Changsha Changsha Huanghua International Airport Charter Terminated [11]
 China Chengdu Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport Charter Terminated [12]
 China Dalian Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport Charter Terminated [12]
 China Hohhot Hohhot Baita International Airport Charter Terminated [13]
 China Hangzhou Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport Charter Terminated [12]
 China Harbin Harbin Taiping International Airport Charter Terminated [14][12]
 China Hefei Hefei Xinqiao International Airport Charter Terminated [12]
 China Hohhot Hohhot Baita International Airport Charter Terminated [12]
 China Lanzhou Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport Charter Terminated [13]
 China Mudanjiang Mudanjiang Hailang International Airport Charter Terminated [11]
 China Nanchang Nanchang Changbei International Airport Charter Terminated [12][11]
 China Nanning Nanning Wuxu International Airport Seasonal Terminated [15]
 China Ningbo Ningbo Lishe International Airport Charter Terminated [16]
 China Qingdao Qingdao Liuting International Airport Charter Terminated [17]
 China Quanzhou Quanzhou Jinjiang International Airport Seasonal Terminated [18]
 China Shanghai Shanghai Pudong International Airport [2]
 China Shijiazhuang Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport Seasonal Terminated [19][12]
 China Taiyuan Taiyuan Wusu International Airport Charter Terminated [12]
 China Tianjin Tianjin Binhai International Airport Charter Terminated [12]
 China Wenzhou Wenzhou Longwan International Airport Charter Terminated [12]
 China Wuxi Sunan Shuofang International Airport [2]
 China Xiamen Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport Charter Terminated [12]
 China Xi'an Xi'an Xianyang International Airport [2]
 China Yanji Yanji Chaoyangchuan International Airport Charter Terminated [12][11]
 China Yantai Yantai Laishan International Airport Terminated [20]
 China Yinchuan Yinchuan Hedong International Airport Charter Terminated [21][12]
 China Zhengzhou Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport Charter Terminated [12][11]
 Guam Guam Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport [2]
 Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong International Airport [2]
 Japan Fukuoka Fukuoka Airport [2]
 Japan Ibaraki Ibaraki Airport Charter Terminated [22]
 Japan Ishigaki Ishigaki Airport Charter Terminated [23]
 Japan Kitakyushu Kitakyushu Airport [2][24]
 Japan Kushiro Kushiro Airport Charter Terminated [12]
 Japan Miyazaki Miyazaki Airport Charter Terminated [25]
 Japan Niigata Niigata Airport Charter Terminated [11]
 Japan Okinawa Naha Airport [2]
 Japan Osaka Kansai International Airport [2]
 Japan Saga Saga Airport Charter Terminated [26]
 Japan Sapporo New Chitose Airport [2]
 Japan Tokyo Narita International Airport [2][27]
 Laos Vientiane Wattay International Airport [2]
 Macau Macau Macau International Airport [2]
 Malaysia Johor Bahru Senai International Airport Seasonal [2][28]
 Malaysia Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu International Airport [2]
 Northern Mariana Islands Saipan Saipan International Airport [2][29]
 Philippines Angeles Clark International Airport [2]
 Philippines Cebu Mactan–Cebu International Airport [2]
 Philippines Kalibo Kalibo International Airport Resumes 28 October 2018 [2]
 South Korea Busan Gimhae International Airport [2]
 South Korea Cheongju Cheongju International Airport [2]
 South Korea Gwangju Gwangju Airport [2]
 South Korea Jeju Jeju International Airport [2]
 South Korea Seoul Gimpo International Airport Hub [2]
Incheon International Airport Hub [2]
 South Korea Yangyang Yangyang International Airport Seasonal Terminated [2][30]
 Taiwan Taichung Taichung International Airport Charter Terminated [31]
 Taiwan Taipei Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport [2]
 Thailand Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport [2]
 Thailand Pattaya U-Tapao International Airport Charter Terminated [32]
 Thailand Phuket Phuket International Airport [2]
 United States Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport [2]
 Vietnam Da Nang Da Nang International Airport [2]
 Vietnam Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport [2]

Codeshare agreements[edit]

Interline agreements[edit]

Fleet[edit]

Jin Air Boeing 737-800

As of August 2017, Jin Air operates an all-Boeing fleet consisting of the following aircraft:[33][not in citation given][34]


Jin Air Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Y+ Y Total
Boeing 737-800 22 183 183
189 189
Boeing 777-200ER 4 48 345 393
Total 26 0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "News: Asia/Pacific". Airliner World. 2008-09-20. p. 23.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah "Route Map". jinair.com. Jin Air. Archived from the original on 2018-03-21. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  3. ^ "footer_copy.gif Archived 2012-03-02 at the Wayback Machine.." Jin Air. Retrieved on October 9, 2010. "Address: 653-25 Deungchondong, Gangseogu, Seoul" Address in Korean Archived 2011-02-08 at the Wayback Machine.: "서울강서구등촌동653-25"
  4. ^ "Korean Air Names Budget Carrier 'Jin Air'". Chosun Ilbo. 2008-06-16. Archived from the original on 2008-06-19.
  5. ^ "Jin Air wins preliminary approval for IPO on main exchange". Yonhap. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  6. ^ "진에어, 코스피 상장…"아시아 대표 LCC 도약"". Yonhap. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  7. ^ "Jin Air to launch Incheon-Cairns service". Korea Herald. Retrieved 28 June 2016.
  8. ^ Dalton, Nick (29 June 2017). "Airline returns later this year for seasonal flights to Cairns". Cairns Post. News Limited. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  9. ^ "Jin Air plans Gold Coast charters in late-April 2018". Routesonline. 26 March 2018.
  10. ^ "Jin Air Adds Kota Kinabalu / Siem Reap Service in W13". Routesonline. 16 October 2013.
  11. ^ a b c d e f "Jin Air July 2013 Jeju – China Charter Operations". Routesonline. 11 July 2013.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Jin Air Adds New Scheduled Charter Service to China / Japan July – Oct 2014". Routesonline. 23 July 2014.
  13. ^ a b "Jin Air Adds Charter Routes to Guiyang and Lanzhou in July 2012". Routesonline. 3 July 2012.
  14. ^ "Jin Air to operate 2-week Jeju – Harbin charter service in April 2011". Routesonline. 12 April 2011.
  15. ^ [httpshttps://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/240198/jin-air-adds-seoul-nanning-service-in-march-2014/?highlight=Jin%20Air "Jin Air Adds Seoul – Nanning Service in March 2014"]. Routesonline. 10 March 2014.
  16. ^ "Jin Air Starts Seoul Incheon – Ningbo Charter Service". Routesonline. 22 June 2012.
  17. ^ "Jin Air launch Jeju – Qingdao charter service". Routesonline. 18 November 2010.
  18. ^ "Jin Air Adds New Jeju – China Routes from Oct 2014". Routesonline. 26 September 2014.
  19. ^ "Jin Air seasonal Jeju – Shijiazhuang service". Routesonline. 16 August 2010.
  20. ^ "Jin Air to Launch Yantai Service from July 2012". Routesonline. 25 May 2012.
  21. ^ "Jin Air Converts Seoul – Vientiane to Regular Service; New Yinchuan Scheduled Charter in S12". Routesonline. 27 March 2012.
  22. ^ "Jin Air Schedules Ibaraki Charters in July 2016". Routesonline. 30 May 2016.
  23. ^ "Jin Air adds scheduled Ishigaki charters in Sep/Oct 2017". Routesonline. 26 September 2017.
  24. ^ "Jin Air expands Japan service in W16". routesonline. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  25. ^ "Jin Air launch 5 new scheduled charter routes within Asia". Routesonline. 5 January 2011.
  26. ^ "Jin Air launch 5 new scheduled charter routes within Asia". Routesonline. 5 January 2011.
  27. ^ "Jin Air Adds Seoul Incheon – Tokyo Narita Service from July 2016". airlineroute. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  28. ^ "Jin Air expands Malaysia service in 1Q18". airlineroute. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  29. ^ "Jin Air Adds New Guam / Saipan Service in S16". airlineroute. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  30. ^ "Jin Air Schedules Yangyang - Shanghai Seasonal Service from June 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
  31. ^ "Jin Air launch 5 new scheduled charter routes within Asia". Routesonline. 5 January 2011.
  32. ^ "Jin Air launch 5 new scheduled charter routes within Asia". Routesonline. 5 January 2011.
  33. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2017): 32. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  34. ^ "Jin Air Fleet Details and History". planespotters.net. 23 August 2018. Retrieved 23 August 2018.

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