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Asiana Forced To Suspend SFO Flights Due To 2013 Crash

Most probably remember the Asiana Airlines 777-200 that crash landed at San Francisco International Airport in July 2013. The accident, which was primarily determined to be pilot error, caused three fatalities and nearly 200 injuries. As a result of…

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Asiana Introduces “Business Suite” (First Class Replacement)

Yesterday I wrote about how Asiana Airlines suddenly stopped selling first class seats for travel as of September 1, 2019. The airline presently only sells first class on their small fleet of A380s, which they fly primarily to Los Angeles, New York,…

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Asiana Airlines Stops Selling First Class

Well, this isn't a very good time for first class in Korea. Just last week Korean Air announced that they're eliminating first class on 27 international routes as of June 1, 2019. Now Asiana Airlines has announced an even more radical change. While there's…

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Asiana Airlines Cuts Chicago, Other Unprofitable Routes

It's an interesting time for global aviation. You have some airlines doing really well, and at the same time we're seeing more airlines liquidate than we've seen in a really long time. Even within regions we're seeing huge variance in terms of airline…

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Full Details: New No-Show Fees From Asiana & Korean Air

A couple of days ago¬†I wrote about an incident¬†that occurred on a Korean Air flight from Hong Kong to Seoul Incheon over the weekend. Long story short, a K-pop band was flying Korean Air, and some crazed fans decided to book refundable tickets on the…

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Asiana Is Having A Meal Crisis That Has Allegedly Led To A Suicide

This story is unfortunate on many levels. Asiana Airlines, Korea's second largest airline, is having a crisis right now when it comes to their onboard catering. Since Sunday, Asiana has been forced to operate many flights without meals, reportedly including…

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Ouch: Asiana A330 Knocks Tail Off Turkish A321 In Istanbul

It's not that uncommon for there to be collisions between planes on the ground. Fortunately typically no one is hurt, so it's just a function of being a very expensive mistake to make. The most common type of collision we see is when planes' wings strike…

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Female Flight Attendants Accuse Asiana CEO Of Sexual Harassment

Asiana Airlines' CEO, Park Sam-koo, is in hot water after allegations of sexual harassment have surfaced from female flight attendants. This comes as the #MeToo movement is growing globally, including in South Korea, causing more people to speak out.…

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Review: Asiana Business Class A321 Seoul To Chengdu

My connection at Incheon Airport was just over two hours. I headed towards transit security, which took about 15 minutes. That meant I had about 90 minutes until boarding, so rather than trying to find a lounge, I just headed straight to the gate. Both…

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Review: Asiana Business Class A380 Los Angeles To Seoul

While I've flown Asiana's first class on this route, this was my first time flying their longhaul business class. I was curious to see how the product stacked up, both compared to Asiana's first class, and also compared to Korean Air's business class,…

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This Asiana Business Class Advertisement Is A Hilarious FAIL

Earlier I posted about how I'll soon be flying Asiana's business class from Los Angeles to Seoul Incheon, which I'm looking forward to. On that post, reader Claus left the following comment: "Asiana business class, sponsor of one of my most favorite…

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Booked: Asiana Business Class & Sichuan Business Class

For the first time in years, I've spent 30 straight days in the US. It wasn't supposed to be that way, as I had two international trips canceled, including one with my dad to Slovakia and Macedonia. Nonetheless I've had a lot of domestic travel, which…

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Footage I Had Never Seen Of The Crash Of Asiana 214 At SFO

Most of you probably remember the July 2013 crash landing of Asiana 214 at SFO. The plane was coming in too low on final approach and touched down too early, and after sliding down the runway for a bit the plane flipped. While it's tragic that three…

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Asiana Will Sell Memberships Offering Unlimited First Class Upgrades

South Korea-based Asiana Airline has just announced that they'll be selling an "Asiana First Membership," which offers unlimited complimentary upgrades to first class. The airline has been struggling financially and hasn't been able to fill their first…

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Review: Asiana Business Class Lounge Incheon Airport

I arrived at Incheon Airport at around 10AM, a little under three hours before my 12:55PM flight to Almaty. Upon entering the main check-in hall I checked the monitor to see where Air Astana's check-in counters were located. Their counters were in row…

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Asiana To Pay San Francisco $3.45 Million For Their 2013 Crash

Most of you probably remember the Asiana Airlines flight between Seoul Incheon and San Francisco which crashed back in mid-2013. The plane stalled on final approach, and ended up crash landing on the runway. Three people died, including one person who…

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Asiana Introducing Double Daily A380 Flights To LAX

Seoul Incheon-based Asiana Airlines took delivery of their first A380 in 2014. I had the chance to fly Asiana's A380 first class between Los Angeles and Seoul Incheon shortly after the service launched, given that Los Angeles was their first longhaul…

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Asiana Offering Complimentary Chauffeur Service For A Limited Time

Airline chauffeur service for premium passengers is something which has become more widespread lately. In some instances I "get it," from the airline's perspective: -- Virgin Atlantic offers it to full fare Upper Class passengers as a quirky perk which…

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Asiana Removing First Class From 777 And 747 Fleet

I've enjoyed my flights in Asiana first class, including on the Airbus A380, Boeing 747-400, and Boeing 777-200. Asiana has always been great about releasing first class award space, and I've rarely found the first class cabins to be full, which is perhaps…

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Asiana Upgrades Seattle Service To 777

We've seen a huge amount of international growth out of Seattle lately, much of which has been precipitated by Delta setting up a hub there. But beyond that we've seen other airlines both add service and improve the quality of their product offerings…

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Korea Proposes Dumb Solution To Improve Aircraft Safety

Historically Korean airlines have abysmal safety records. They've gotten better over recent years, but going back a couple of decades, Korean Air had a pathetic safety record. Korean cockpit culture was almost unarguably the primary cause of this. Korean…

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Asiana Adding More First Class Capacity To Los Angeles

Asiana began their longhaul A380 service between Seoul Incheon and Los Angeles as of last fall, and just recently announced that they'll expand A380 service to New York JFK as of June 13, 2015. Asiana's route to New York JFK was previously operated by…

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Asiana A380 Flights To JFK As Of June 13, 2015

As I wrote about yesterday, Asiana announced on Instagram that their next longhaul A380 destination would be New York JFK. That hardly came as a surprise, though frankly I wasn’t expecting them to announce the exact schedule so quickly. Via airlineroute.net,…

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