All posts tagged "Korean Air"

  • Cho Hyun-a (L), the head of the KAL Hotel Network, attends an event in Los Angeles on Sept. 23, 2014, for the signing of a contract for the InterContinental Hotel Group to operate the Wilshire Grand Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Kirk Kinsell, president of the Americas at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), is at right. (Yonhap)
    Korean Air chooses InterContinental to run LA’s tallest hotel

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – British-based InterContinental Hotel Group announced today that it will operate a 900-room hotel housed in the under-construction, 73-story Wilshire Grand project. At 1,100 feet high, the $1.1 billion skyscraper project being developed Korean Air will...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • LA is prepared in case of an ebola outbreak
    Korean Air temporarily halts flights to Nairobi on Ebola scare

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s national carrier Korean Air Lines Co. said Thursday it will temporally suspend flight services to Nairobi, Kenya, due to the Ebola scare. The company said the suspension is a precaution to stop...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • People inspect the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine, Thursday, July 17, 2014.  Koreans experienced similar attack some three decades ago, when Soviet forces shot down Korean Air Lines Flight 007.  (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
    [HOT LINKS] Ukraine Crash Revives Memories of 1983 Korean Air Attack

      The crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, allegedly after being hit by a missile, brings back memories of other deadly attacks involving commercial airlines. One of the...

    • Posted July 18, 2014
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  • Korean Air employee dies after fight with Seattle airport worker

    A Korean Air employee’s fight over a piece of equipment with a cargo worker at Tacoma-Seattle International Airport led to his death Saturday. According to county prosecutors, Jason Geum, 40, and cargo service contract worker Taumeileli Mapusua,...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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  • Korean Air to suspend flights to two Japanese cities

    (Yonhap) — Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s largest flag carrier, said Thursday that it will temporally suspend flight services to two destinations in Japan due to a drop in passenger traffic. The airline said flights linking...

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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    Korean Air posts net loss of $151 million in Q1

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s top air carrier, said Thursday it posted a net loss of 155.8 billion won (US$151.7 million) in the first quarter, mainly due to unfavorable exchange rates that affected...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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  • (Korea Times)
    Korean Air to sell assets

    By Kim Tae-jong Korean Air, the flagship unit of Hanjin Group, said Thursday it will sell assets to raise 3.5 trillion won ($3.3 billion) as part of efforts to tackle a liquidity shortage and support its cash-stripped...

    • Posted December 19, 2013
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