Korean Air has enhanced its summer flight schedule to include Airbus A380 flights to JFK Airport in New York. According to the airline's most recent schedule submission, starting in July, the behemoth of the skies will fly to New York once a day from its Seoul Incheon base.
Korean Air was one of the first airlines to resume operations with the Airbus A380. Except for four journeys to Atlanta in early November 2019, Korean Air's Airbus A380 schedule has been dominated by a once-weekly route to Guanzhou, China.
Korean Air has planned a daily Airbus A380 rotation between Seoul Incheon Airport and New York's JFK Airport from July 1st until the IATA winter timetable in October.
Following Emirates and Singapore Airlines, Korean Airlines will be the third carrier to operate the Airbus A380 to New York since the pandemic recovery began. Emirates offers daily direct A380 flights from Dubai to JFK, as well as a daily 5th freedom A380 service with a stop in Milan Malpensa (MXP). In both directions, Singapore Airlines' route runs as a fifth freedom service with a stop in Frankfurt. With the addition of Korean Airlines, JFK will become one of the world's most diversified A380 airports.