Delta's Airline Partners

Korean Air

Delta Air Lines and Korean Air launched a joint venture partnership on transpacific routes on May 1, 2018 and offer an enhanced and expanded network, industry leading products and service, and a more seamless customer experience between the U.S. and Asia.


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About Korean Air

Korean Air, established in 1969, is one of the world's top 20 airlines operating over 460 flights per day to 124 cities in 44 countries. The airline is a founding member of the Sky Team airline alliance, which annually welcomes 630 million passengers worldwide, covering 1,150 destinations in 175 countries.

Bringing The World Together With Our Partnership

Delta provides Korean Air access to a broad North American network via its key hubs along with a strong marketing presence throughout the U.S. In return, Korean Air has a network of more than 80 destinations throughout Asia and a strong marketing presence within Asia.

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Delta has completed the acquisition of a 10 percent equity stake in Hanjin-KAL, the largest shareholder of Korean Air. This investment furthers Delta’s strategy of building equity stakes in its global partners and demonstrates the airline’s commitment to the success of its joint venture with Korean Air.

“Together with the team at Korean Air, we have a vision to deliver the world’s leading trans-Pacific joint venture for our shared customers, offering the strongest network, the best service and the finest experience connecting the U.S. with Asia,” said Delta CEO Ed Bastian. “This is already one of our fastest-integrating and most successful partnerships, and experience tells us this investment will further strengthen our relationship as we continue to build on the value of the joint venture.”

Delta and Korean Air operate the industry’s most robust trans-Pacific joint venture, providing customers with seamless access to more than 290 destinations in the U.S. and over 80 destinations in Asia, including the partnership’s award-winning hub at Seoul-Incheon (ICN).

Steve Sear, Delta's President – International and Executive Vice President of Global Sales, spoke with Delta News Hub one year into the approval of the airline's joint venture with Korean Air about what customers, employees and others can look forward to in 2019 and beyond.