Korean Air to Introduce Direct Flights to Delhi starting December


Korean Air to Introduce Direct Flights to Delhi starting December


Seoul (24 October, 2016) – Korean Air is launching nonstop service between Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Airport and Incheon International Airport beginning December 2016. Delhi will be the second destination for Korean Air following Mumbai in India.

The inaugural flight will take place on December 1st, with service aboard an Airbus A330-200 aircraft capable of seating 218. Equipped with Korean Air’s newest seats in both First and Prestige Class and cutting edge AVOD system, the aircraft will provide customers utmost comfort.

KE481 will depart Incheon airport at 12:45 and land in Delhi at 18:20. The return flight, KE482 will depart Delhi at 19:40 and arrive in Incheon at 5:50 next day.

Delhi is the central city of trade and commerce in Northern India. The city has attracted many international corporations such as Samsung Electronics, General Electric, Hewlett Packard, Google, and Yahoo to set up their branch office.

Another aspect of the city is its cultural reputation. Gandhi Memorial Museum and India Gate, the war memorial to 82,000 soldiers of the Indian Army during the First World War, are both famous historic sites to visit. Delhi can also be a perfect transit city to visit Agra where Taj Mahal, the UNESCO world heritage site, stands and Jaipur which is well known as “Pink City”, full of rose-pink colored buildings.

Korean Air will continue to offer its extensive global network with a wider range of options for each of its passengers, delivering true “Excellence in Flight”.

▣ Flight Schedule

Flight Number Days of Operation Route Departure Arrival
KE481 Tue, Thu, Fri

Sat, Sun

Incheon (ICN) ~ Delhi (DEL) 12:45 18:20
KE482 Delhi (DEL) ~ Incheon (ICN) 19:40 05:50+1


About Korean Air

Korean Air, is one of the world’s top 20 airlines and carried more than 24 million passengers in 2015. Korean Air operates over 460 flights per day to 131 cities in 46 countries on six continents with a fleet of 174 aircraft including ten A380s.

With its modern aircraft and over 20,000 professional employees, Korean Air offers customers convenience and comfort. Korean Air’s award-winning offerings of Korean and international meals and state-of-the-art inflight entertainment system provide passengers with a memorable inflight experience.

The airline is a founding member of the Sky Team airline alliance, which together with its 20 members, offers its 612 million annual passengers a worldwide system of more than 16,320 daily flights covering 1,052 destinations in 177 countries.

Korean Air introduced the double-decker A380 aircraft to its fleet in 2011 and made the interior more spacious than any other airline, with just 407 seats spread across three classes, with the top deck dedicated to ‘Prestige’ business class. The design also features the world’s first onboard ‘Duty Free Showcase’ and three bar lounges.

More on Korean Air’s programs, routes, frequencies and partners is available at www.koreanair.com