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Rytis Beresnevicius
Lifeline to Korea’s 2nd biggest airline: Asiana finds buyers

The ailing South Korean airline found new owners. Led by two South Korean giants, a consortium will buy out a majority of Asiana Airlines' s shares. The consortium aims to complete the purchase by April 2020....


AeroTime Team
Jeju Air to acquire 51% Eastar Jet’s shares

Jeju Airlines (also known as Jeju Air), South Korea’s largest budget carrier, is planning to acquire a 51% stake in its competitor, another South Korean low cost carrier Eastar Jet, signaling strains in the country’s already crowded budget carrier market....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Jetstar aims to boost demand between Australia and South Korea

Jetstar Airways announced a new route that will connect Australia's Golden Coast with the capital of South Korea, Seoul. The low-cost carrier aims to boost demand for travel between the two countries, which has been falling since September 2018....


Clement Charpentreau
Third USAF F-16 crash in less than two months

An F-16 Fighting Falcon of the United States Air Force crashed as it was about to land on Kunsan Air Base, near Gunsan, South Korea. The pilot managed to eject from his aircraft. The crash is the latest in a series of incidents involving an F-16 in the last few months....


Clement Charpentreau
South Korea, Japan, China to end risky airspace situation

South Korea, Japan, and China are close to reaching an agreement regarding the control of the airspace over the East China Sea, in an attempt to put an end to a series of near-miss incidents....


Zivile Zalagenaite
150 Boeing 737NG checked for pickle fork cracks in South Korea

South Korean authorities confirmed that inspections for Boeing 737NG pickle fork cracks have been completed in the country. Out of a total 150 aircraft checks completed, double cracks were detected on 13 aeroplanes, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) revealed on November 25, 2019. ...


AeroTime Extra
South Korea halts flights for students taking exams

Aviation in South Korea is put on hold for 35 minutes to help out students in the country who are taking influential exams.   ...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Four Boeing 737NG grounded for pickle fork cracks in South Korea

Following a second round of inspections, pickle fork cracks were found on four Boeing 737 NG, bringing the total number of grounded aircraft in South Korea to 13. ...


Clement Charpentreau
Six Russian warplanes intercepted by South Korean fighter jets

The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff reported that six Russian military aircraft entered the country’s air defense identification zone on the East Sea, the West Sea, and the South Sea.  More than ten fighter jets were scrambled to intercept them....


Clement Charpentreau
Asiana A380 engine catches fire at Seoul Incheon Airport [Video]

The engine of an Airbus A380 belonging to the South Korean carrier Asiana Airlines caught fire during refueling in Seoul airport. The incident caused no injury....