Jin Air

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Jin Air
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2008
Fleet size 10
Destinations 15
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 (Hangul: 진에어; RR: Jin E-eo), formerly Air Korea, 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
Jeju  South Korea CJU RKPC Jeju International Airport
Cheongju  South Korea CJJ RKTU Cheongju International Airport (begins September 2015)
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 Osaka Kansai International Airport
Okinawa  Japan OKA ROAH Naha Airport
Chengdu  China CTU ZUUU Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
Fuzhou  China NKG ZSNJ Nanjing Lukou International Airport
Chongqing  China CKG ZUCK Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport
Jiamusi  China JMU ZYJM Jiamusi Dongjiao Airport
Nanning  China NNG ZGNN Nanning Wuxu International Airport
Nanjing  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
Vientiane  Laos VTE VLVT Wattay International Airport
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
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 December 2015)


Jin Air Boeing 737-800
Jin Air Boeing 777-200ER takes off from Incheon International Airport (December 2014)

Jin Air started its operation with 4 Boeing 737-800s from Korean Air, seating 189 passengers in a 1-class arrangement.[6] 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.[7]

Jin Air Fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Options Passengers Notes
Y+ Y Total
Boeing 737-800 12 4 189 189 2 equipped with winglets
Boeing 777-200ER 1 2 40 353 393 Entry in service December 2014. Transferred from Korean Air.
Total 13 6 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. ^ Fly, better fly_ Jin Air
  7. ^ Korean Air Corporate Fleet Information

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