GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

HONG KONG, Feb 27 (FAM) – Korean Air has taken delivery of its first 787-9 Dreamliner on Feb 23 to become the first Korean carrier to operate the Dreamliner in South Korea.

The airline is scheduled to launch domestic flights between Seoul’s Gimpo Airport and JeJu for a month as part of the required certification period, before launching long-haul international routes from Seoul’s Incheon Airport to Toronto, Madrid, and Zurich later this year.