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Korean Air sets a return date for the Boeing 737 MAX

South Korean carrier Korean Air has announced the date when it will start operating passenger flights on its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft after the arrival of the aircraft in Seoul, South Korea, on February 13, 2022.

On February 14, 2022, Korean Air confirmed to the media that it will start operating its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in March 2022. Flightradar24.com datathe day before the announcement, on February 13, 2022, a 2.8-year-old aircraft registered with HL8348 was transported from a storage location at Narita International Airport (NRT) in Japan to Gimpo International Airport (GMP) in South Korea.

“We will make every effort to ensure its safe operation under the control of the Ministry of Transport. Our security and safety office will serve as a comprehensive control tower for the safe operation of the aircraft, ”a Korean Air spokesman said. Korea Herald.

Currently, the Seoul-based airline has a single-jet type but plans to expand its MAX fleet to 29 aircraft by 2028.

Since November 2015, Korean Air has ordered 30 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

However, the delivery of the aircraft was delayed due to the global shutdown of the aircraft after 346 deaths in two fatal crashes: flight 610 Lion Air in October 2018 and flight 302 Ethiopian Airlines in March 2019.



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