Korean Air signs codeshare pact with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
South Korea’s national flag carrier Korean Air recently announced it has signed a codeshare agreement with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Both the carriers are members of leading global airline alliance SkyTeam.
The airline in a statement said that the codeshare pact with the Dutch carrier will become effective from January 16, 2013 onwards. The pact would be applicable on route between Seoul and Amsterdam.
The codeshare pact would enable Korean Air flights code to be placed on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines-operated flights on Seoul-Amsterdam route. The flights on this route are being operated four times every week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The flights on the route are being operated with the help of a 415-seat Boeing 747-400 aircraft.
A spokesperson of Korean Air said that the flights would depart from Amsterdam at 17.45 and will arrive at Seoul Incheon International Airport at 12.05 the following day. The return flight would depart from Seoul Incheon International Airport at 14.55 and would arrive in Amsterdam at 18.35.