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Korean Air to start flying world’s largest passenger aircraft from LAX

October 14, 2011 by

It has been announced that Korean Air is to start running a regular scheduled commercial flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Incheon International Airport near Seoul. The flights will be aboard the Airbus A380 jetliner, which is the world’s largest passenger aircraft.

For the moment Korean Air will offer three weekly flights aboard the airbus. However, by the end of October it is expected to offer daily flights on that route, which means that more people will be able to enjoy convenience and ease when traveling this route.

The huge Airbus A380 is a state of the art carrier, which comes with three bars and even has its own duty free store. While the aircraft could potentially hold more than 850 economy class passengers due to its size, Korean Air has decided to opt for 407 as a maximum, 301 of which will be in economy class.

John Jackson, a vice president of marketing for Korean Air, said: “Our A380 is a game changer for Los Angeles. We now offer service to Asia that no one else can meet,” Jackson said. “Our aircraft is roomier, quieter and more comfortable than any other serving the Los Angeles area.”