T'way Airlines

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T'way Air
티웨이항공
Tiway hanggong
T'way Airlines Logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
TW TWB TEEWAY
Founded August 2010
Commenced operations September 2010
Operating bases
Focus cities
Fleet size 15
Destinations 18
Company slogan Happy T'way it's yours
Headquarters Seoul, South Korea
Key people Chul-Ho Hahm (CEO)
Website www.twayair.com

T'way Air Co., Ltd.(Hangul티웨이항공; RRTiway hanggong), is a low-cost airline based in Seongsu-dong, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea.

A T'Way Airlines Boeing 737-800 at Fukuoka Airport, Japan. (2012)

History[edit]

T'way Air Co., Ltd. was established on 8 August 2010 with two Boeing 737-800s. The following month, the airlines obtained Domestic Air Operator Certificate(A.O.C.) and launched the service between Gimpo Int'l Airport and Jeju Int'l Airport.[1] Prior to its dissolution before 2010, T'way Air was known as Hansung Airlines. In 2013, within three years after the foundation, T'way Air achieved a profit.[2] In 2014, the airlines recorded the highest load factors in Gimpo-Jeju flight among the seven Korean air carriers.[3] In March 2014, T'way Air introduced its 7th aircraft (B737-800) and another aircraft will be added in August 2014.[needs update] The airlines will launch service between Daegu Airport to Jeju Int'l Airport on March 30, 2014.[needs update][4][5] In August 2010, established with introduction of first and 2nd Boeing 737-800.

  • Sep. 2010 Obtained of Dom. Air Operator Certificate(A.O.C.), launched domestic service to GMP-CJU
  • Jan. 2011 Acquisition of 3rd B737-800
  • Jul. 2011 Obtained an Int'l Air Operator's Certificate(A.O.C.)
  • Aug. 2011 Acquisition of 4th B737-800
  • Oct. 2011 Launched the first international service to Bangkok
  • Dec. 2011 Launched international service to Fukuoka
  • Jan. 2012 Charter flight to Chiang Mai, Siem Reap, Haikou, T'way Air tops Customer Service List (Survey Conducted by Korean Consumer Agency)
  • Apr. 2012 Launched international service to Taipei (4 times a week)
  • May. 2012 Acquisition of 5th B737-800
  • Nov. 2012 Re-obtained Air Transport License (Including Cargo)
  • Dec. 2012 Charter flight to Siem Reap
  • Jan. 2013 Charter flight to Miyazaki and Okinawa
  • Mar. 2013 Charter flight to Haikou
  • Apr. 2013 Charter flight to Sanya, Quanzhou, Shijiazhuang, Guangzhou, Changsha, Xian, Wenzhou, Nanning
  • Oct. 2013 Acquisition of sixth B737-800
  • Nov. 2013 Launched cargo service (ICN/BKK V.V)

In December 2013, they launched international service to Sapporo (daily) and Saga (two times a week). In March 2014, acquisition of seventh B737-800. In January 2015, they planned to acquire two Sukhoi SSJ 100 by April 2015.[needs update]

Destinations[edit]

A T'way Airlines Boeing 737-800 landing at Seoul Incheon International Airport, South Korea. (2012)

T'way Airlines serves the following destinations (as of June 2016):[6]

[Base] Base
[Charter] Charter destination
[Future] Future destination
City Country IATA ICAO Airport
Seoul Republic of Korea GMP RKSS Gimpo International Airport [Base]
Seoul Republic of Korea ICN RKSI Incheon International Airport [Main base]
Daegu Republic of Korea TAE RKTN Daegu International Airport
Jeju Republic of Korea CJU RKPC Jeju International Airport
Muan Republic of Korea MWX RKJB Muan International Airport
Gwangju Republic of Korea KWJ RKJJ Gwangju Airport
Guiyang China KWE ZUGY Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport [Charter]
Jinan China TNA ZSJN Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport [Charter]
Kunming China KMG ZPPP Kunming Changshui International Airport [Charter]
Lanzhou China LHW ZLLL Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport [Charter]
Nanning China NNG ZGNN Nanning Wuxu International Airport [Charter]
Shijiazhuang China SJW ZBSJ Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport [Charter]
Taiyuan China TYN ZBYN Taiyuan Wusu International Airport [Charter]
Xuzhou China XUZ ZSXZ Xuzhou Guanyin Airport [Charter]
Zhangjiajie China DYG ZGDY Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport [Charter]
Macau Macau MFM VMMC Macau International Airport[7]
Fukuoka Japan FUK RJFF Fukuoka Airport
Ōita Japan OIT RJFO Oita Airport [8]
Osaka Japan KIX RJBB Kansai International Airport[9]
Saga Japan HSG RJFS Saga Airport
Sapporo Japan CTS RJCC New Chitose Airport
Tokyo Japan NRT RJAA Narita International Airport[10]
Taichung Taiwan RMQ RCMQ Taichung Airport [Charter]
Taipei Taiwan TSA RCSS Taipei Songshan Airport
Bangkok Thailand BKK VTBS Suvarnabhumi International Airport
Da Nang Vietnam DAD VVDN Da Nang International Airport[11]
Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam SGN VVTS Tan Son Nhat International Airport[12]
Vientiane Laos VTE VLVT Wattay International Airport[Charter] [13]
Guam Guam GUM PGUM Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport [14]

Fleet[edit]

The T'way Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft as of July 2016.[15]

T'way Airlines fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Y Total
Boeing 737-800 15 186
189
186
189
Total 15

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "티웨이항공". Twayair.com. 1990-01-06. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 
  2. ^ ""예림당, 티웨이항공 흑자 등 2차 성장 본격화" - 한화투자증권 - 이투데이". Etoday.co.kr. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 
  3. ^ "아시아뉴스통신 - 새롭게 함께하는 중심 언론!!!". Anewsa.com. 2014-01-13. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 
  4. ^ 대구~제주 구간,저비용항공사 취항 - 파이낸셜뉴스 (in Korean). Fnnews.com. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 
  5. ^ 티웨이항공 7호기 도입.. 대구~제주 취항 - 파이낸셜뉴스 (in Korean). Fnnews.com. 2014-10-29. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 
  6. ^ "티웨이항공". Twayair.com. 1990-01-06. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 
  7. ^ "T'way Air to Start Macau Service from late-Nov 2015". Airlineroute.net. 2 October 2015. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  8. ^ "T’Way Air to Start Seoul – Oita Service from late-Sep 2014". Airlineroute.net. 2014-09-10. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 
  9. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2015/01/22/tw-kix-s15/
  10. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2016/02/01/tw-japan-s16/
  11. ^ "T'Way Airlines Adds Da Nang Service from July 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  12. ^ "T'way Air to Start Ho Chi Minh City Service from late-Dec 2015". Airlineroute.net. 30 October 2015. Retrieved 30 October 2015. 
  13. ^ "T’Way Airlines Adds Seoul – Vientiane Scheduled Charter from Dec 2014". Airlineroute.net. 2014-11-24. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 
  14. ^ http://www.twayair.com/Company/Report/View.aspx?seq=187
  15. ^ "T'Way Air Fleet Details and History - Planespotters.net Just Aviation". Planespotters.net. 2015-03-07. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 

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