Jin Air

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Jin Air
Jin Air logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
Secondary hubs
Fleet size26
Company sloganFly, better fly
Parent companyKorean Air
Traded asKRX: 272450
HeadquartersGangseo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Key peopleCho Won-tae, Choi Jung-ho (CEO)[1]

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]


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]


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

As of December 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]
 China Harbin Harbin Taiping International Airport Charter Terminated [10]
 China Qingdao Qingdao Liuting International Airport Charter Terminated [11]
 China Shanghai Shanghai Pudong International Airport [2]
 China Wuxi Sunan Shuofang International Airport [2]
 China Xi'an Xi'an Xianyang International Airport [2]
 China Yinchuan Yinchuan Hedong International Airport Charter Terminated [12]
 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 [13]
 Japan Ishigaki New Ishigaki Airport Charter Terminated [14]
 Japan Kitakyushu Kitakyushu Airport [2][15]
 Japan Miyazaki Miyazaki Airport Charter Terminated [16]
 Japan Okinawa Naha Airport [2]
 Japan Osaka Kansai International Airport [2]
 Japan Saga Saga Airport Charter Terminated [17]
 Japan Sapporo New Chitose Airport [2]
 Japan Tokyo Narita International Airport [2][18]
 Laos Vientiane Wattay International Airport [2]
 Macau Macau Macau International Airport [2]
 Malaysia Johor Bahru Senai International Airport Seasonal [2][19]
 Malaysia Kota Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu International Airport [2]
 Northern Mariana Islands Saipan Saipan International Airport [2][20]
 Philippines Angeles Clark International Airport [2]
 Philippines Cebu Mactan–Cebu International Airport [2]
 Philippines Kalibo Kalibo International Airport [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][21]
 Taiwan Taichung Taichung International Airport Charter Terminated [22]
 Taiwan Taipei Taoyuan International Airport [2]
 Thailand Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport [2]
 Thailand Pattaya U-Tapao International Airport Charter Terminated [23]
 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]


Jin Air Boeing 737-800

As of December 2018, Jin Air operates an all-Boeing fleet consisting of the following aircraft:[24][25]

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]


  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 to operate 2-week Jeju – Harbin charter service in April 2011". Routesonline. 12 April 2011.
  11. ^ "Jin Air launch Jeju – Qingdao charter service". Routesonline. 18 November 2010.
  12. ^ "Jin Air Converts Seoul – Vientiane to Regular Service; New Yinchuan Scheduled Charter in S12". Routesonline. 27 March 2012.
  13. ^ "Jin Air Schedules Ibaraki Charters in July 2016". Routesonline. 30 May 2016.
  14. ^ "Jin Air adds scheduled Ishigaki charters in Sep/Oct 2017". Routesonline. 26 September 2017.
  15. ^ "Jin Air expands Japan service in W16". routesonline. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  16. ^ "Jin Air launch 5 new scheduled charter routes within Asia". Routesonline. 5 January 2011.
  17. ^ "Jin Air launch 5 new scheduled charter routes within Asia". Routesonline. 5 January 2011.
  18. ^ "Jin Air Adds Seoul Incheon – Tokyo Narita Service from July 2016". airlineroute. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  19. ^ "Jin Air expands Malaysia service in 1Q18". airlineroute. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  20. ^ "Jin Air Adds New Guam / Saipan Service in S16". airlineroute. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  21. ^ "Jin Air Schedules Yangyang - Shanghai Seasonal Service from June 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
  22. ^ "Jin Air launch 5 new scheduled charter routes within Asia". Routesonline. 5 January 2011.
  23. ^ "Jin Air launch 5 new scheduled charter routes within Asia". Routesonline. 5 January 2011.
  24. ^ "Fleet Information". Jin Air.
  25. ^ "Jin Air Fleet Details and History". planespotters.net. 23 August 2018. Retrieved 23 August 2018.

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