Gimpo Airport

Type: Company
Name: Gimpo Airport
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

The pain never fades with horrific reminders

When Korea Airline Flight (KAL) 007 went down on Sept.1, 1983 time stood still for the Hendrie family. At 21-years-old Shelagh Hendrie was torn apart when word that her 25-year-old, big sister Mary Jane had been killed.“Murdered,” Shelagh Dowding, now ... [Published Sault Star Online - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

South Korea leads Asia rankings in 2014 ATRS airport efficiency awards

Published: 21/07/14Source: ©The Moodie ReportBy Melody Ng, Asia Bureau ChiefSOUTH KOREA> Three airports operated by Korea Airports Corporation (KAC) have achieved high rankings in annual airport operational efficiency awards organized by the Air Transport ... [Published Moodie Report - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

T'way Airlines Takes Delivery of 8th Aircraft to Expand Services

T'way Airlines, Korea's low-cost airline operator, said on July 21 that it has taken the delivery of an eighth aircraft and held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Gimpo International Airport. The new airplane is an 189-seater Boeing 737-800. All other seven ... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Seoul Summer Sale 2014 kicks off in South Korea

Seoul Summer Sale 2014 hosted by Seoul Metropolitan Government has kicked off from July 1 through July 31 International Press Relations Manager, Lauren Suk Press Relations Division, disclosed to our report recently. According to Lauren Suk the Seoul ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

For kids, ground fountains symbolize summer

On a bright Tuesday afternoon, Yeouido’s Mulbit Square was full of mothers and their children, despite the scorching heat, all there for its ground fountain.Among the crowd was Park Se-hee, 38, and her 5-year-old Hyewon. As Park rubbed sunblock on her ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Jeju Air becomes first S. Korean LCC to have flown 20 mln passengers

SEOUL, July 16 (Yonhap) -- Jeju Air Co., South Korea's largest budget carrier, said Wednesday it flew its 20 millionth passenger, marking a first for the industry.The milestone comes a little over eight years after the low-cost carrier (LCC), operated ... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

KAL rises above in safety standards

Since the Sewol ferry tragedy in April, safety has become a top priority for most companies in Korea. But for the nation’s largest air carrier Korean Air Lines (KAL), it has long been the most important value - one that the company had to learn the hard ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

`Diverting flights necessary to ensure safety'

Korean Air crew members exit an airplane on an escape slide during emergency landing training at the company's cabin crew training center near Gimpo International Airport in western Seoul, Tuesday./ Courtesy of Korean AirKorean Air chief seeks passengers' ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Fewer fliers on domestic routes in May

Travelers on domestic flights decreased more than 3 percent in May following the Sewol ferry tragedy, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said yesterday.According to its data, two million people flew domestically last month, which is down ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jun 23 2014]

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...“Because I was really hoping that these people would more listen to my story rather then trying talk me out of it. They basically said that "he's a crazy old man, that's story story because he can't justify in his own mind that he shot down 269 innocent people."
A T'way Airlines official said, "With the addition of a new aircraft, we will be able to reduce shortages in available seats and improve profitability." He added that his company would take a ninth delivery of the same B737-800 in December this year as part of a strategy to expand the international flight...
...fall in insurance premiums shows that Korean Air is acknowledged as one of the most safely operated carriers in the world,'' the president said. "Despite the deteriorating bottom line, we paid all employees a bonus, equivalent to their monthly basic salary, at the end of last year because they achieved safety goals. Even though it cost $47 million in 2013, it helped to raise the awareness of safety among our employees."
...Also, with the 'know-how's gained from airport management and operation, KAC will strive to work harder to fix its stature as a "globally recognized organization specializing in airport operation and management"

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The pain never fades with horrific reminders [Published Sault Star Online - Jul 24 2014]
South Korea leads Asia rankings in 2014 ATRS ai... [Published Moodie Report - Jul 21 2014]
T'way Airlines Takes Delivery of 8th Aircraft t... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Jul 21 2014]
Seoul Summer Sale 2014 kicks off in South Korea [Published AwarenessTimes - Jul 17 2014]
For kids, ground fountains symbolize summer [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 17 2014]
Jeju Air becomes first S. Korean LCC to have fl... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Jul 16 2014]
KAL rises above in safety standards [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 09 2014]
`Diverting flights necessary to ensure safety' [Published Korea Times - Jul 01 2014]
Fewer fliers on domestic routes in May [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jun 23 2014]
World Business Quick Take [Published Taipei Times Online - Jan 19 2014]
Fact Sheet for Korea Airports Corporation [Published Silobreaker - Jun 19 2011]
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