Founded in 1988, Asian Airlines is one of the major airlines in South Korea. The airline is a privately owned company. It operates from its two hubs - Gimpo International Airport and Incheon International Airport. Its focus cities are Gimhae International Airport and Jeju International Airport.
Asiana Airlines operates with a fleet strength of 72 passenger aircraft comprising 50 Airbus and 22 Boeing aircraft.
The IATA code for Asiana Airlines is OZ
The ICAO code for Asiana Airlines is AAR. The Callsign for Asiana Airlines is ASIANA.
Asiana Airlines Codeshares
Asiana Airlines has entered into codeshare agreements with 27 leading airlines throughout the world including Air Canada, Air China, China Southern Airlines, Qantas and Sri Lankan Airlines.
Asiana Airlines is a member of Star Alliance from 2003. With its Star Alliance membership Asiana Airlines is able to offer its passengers the entire network comprising 27 airlines connecting 1330 airports in 192 countries. Its passengers are also eligible for the Star Alliance rewards program.
Destinations Covered by Asiana Airlines
Asiana Airlines operates flights to 10 cities in South Korea. It also flies to 65 cities in 23 countries throughout the world. It covers more destinations on account of its membership with Star Alliance and also its agreements with its codeshare partners.
Asiana Airlines runs Air Seoul as its subsidiary airline to take care of low-cost routes and operates from the Incheon International Airport.
Services by Class on Asiana Airlines
Asiana Airlines offers services by class which include First Suite Class, First Class, Business Smartium Class, Business Class, Economy Smartium and Economy Class.
The First Suite Class provides excellent facilities including a 32-inch personal TV monitor (the first time on an airline), sliding doors for privacy, 210 Cm flat bed and a companion seat apart from the normal services reserved for such classes such as special meals, satellite phone, power supply and seat controls.
Other classes of travel have services commensurate with the price paid for the class and are quite comprehensive and include satellite phone, power supply and seat controls.
Asiana Airlines Special Services
Baggage rules are fairly exhaustive covering a wide range of allowances based on aircraft, flight route, booking class, physical condition of passengers, status of passengers and frequent flyer status.
Generally, 1 piece of handbag weighing up to 8 Kg is allowed as carry-on baggage for economy class passengers and 2 pieces of handbags weighing 8 Kg each for business class passengers. There is a size restriction.
Checked in baggage is restricted to 1 piece weighing up to 23 Kg for economy class passengers and 2 pieces weighing up to 32 Kg for business class passengers. There is a size restriction. Excess baggage would be charged extra and no passenger can carry more than 32 Kg per ticket.
Asiana Airlines Asiana Club
The frequent flyer program run by Asian Airlines is known as Asiana Club. As a member of the club the flyer earns Asiana Club Miles. Miles can be earned when flying with Asian Airlines partners. Member can graduate to Platinum level by passing through Silver, Gold, Diamond, Diamond Plus levels. The Miles earned can be redeemed for flights or upgrades.
Accolades for Asiana Airlines
Asiana Airlines is a recipient of numerous awards from several agencies. It includes Airline of the Year Awards. Asiana Airlines has continued to maintain a Skytrax 5-star rating since 2007 without a break.
Asiana Airlines is the sponsor of the Presidents Cup 2015 and South Korea national football team.