Boeing and Korean Air extend flight training and digital solutions agreements

Korean Air and Jin Air have each signed five-year renewal agreements for pilot training services across their Boeing fleets.

Andy (Andrew) Choi, LLOC, Boeing (left) and Byungil Yoon, VP, Flight Training Center, Korean Airlines (right) commemorate partnership by extending flight training and digital solutions agreements.
Andy (Andrew) Choi, LLOC, Boeing (left) and Byungil Yoon, VP, Flight Training Center, Korean Airlines (right) commemorate partnership by extending flight training and digital solutions agreements.
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SEOUL, South Korea — Korean Air along with its sister company Jin Air have extended their 20-year aftermarket services relationship with Boeing, signing renewal agreements for pilot training services and digital solutions at the Seoul ADEX trade show.

Korean Air and Jin Air have each signed five-year renewal agreements for pilot training services across their Boeing fleets. This includes 737, 747, 777 and 787 aircraft for Korean Air, and 737 and 777 aircraft for Jin Air.

Additionally, Korean Air has signed a 10-year agreement for Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro electronic flight bag (EFB) and digital navigation services. Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro EFB tools improve operational efficiency and pilot decision making through enhanced digital charting and navigation information. These include Airport Moving Map capabilities on iPad and front-panel avionics displays that increase pilot situational awareness on the ground, and Tailored Map services that integrates navigation information with airline specific data to enhance operations in flight.

With an in-service fleet of 169 aircraft, Korean Air is one of the world's top 20 airlines and serves 124 destinations in 44 countries worldwide. In July, South Korea’s flag carrier finalized an order for 20 new 787 airplanes, adding to its Dreamliner fleet. The carrier also announced plans in June to acquire 10 additional 787 jets via lease.

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