Asiana Airlines is one of the major airlines in South Korea and was established in 1988. It is headquartered in Seoul and uses Gimpo International Airport as a domestic hub and Incheon International Airport as an international hub. The carrier is a member of Star Alliance.
The airline believes in the ideology of ‘maximum safety and customer satisfaction through service’ and this belief has helped it develop into a global airline by 2013. It also strives to bring in environment friendly practices and was one of the first carriers to ban in-flight smoking as far back as 1995.
Some of the well-deserved awards won by Asiana Airlines include:
Asiana Airlines connects passengers to 93 cities all over the world as of March 2013, including destinations in Korea, Japan, China, Central Asia, Russia, Southeast Asia, the Americas, Oceania and Europe. Passengers in the Middle East may make Asiana Airlines online bookings for travel between any of these destinations.
The fleet of the carrier consists of a range of Airbus and Boeing aircraft, and Boeings make up the cargo fleet as well. As of November 2013, there were 83 aircraft in the fleet of this airline.
Passengers may use their Asiana Airlines PNR status to keep track of their booking with the airline. When you fly with Asiana, another useful service that you might make use of would be the Asiana Airlines online check in, that enables you to check in from 48 hours up to 1 hour before the departure of your flight. This enables you to print out your boarding pass hours before reaching the airport, saving you a lot of waiting time. For those who prefer to check in at the airport, there are many options available including self check-in kiosks and an ECO counter for those with no check-in baggage.
On board the aircraft, the in-flight entertainment and the meals and beverage service is sure to give satisfaction. The unique in-flight health service further ensures a comfortable experience for passengers. Please contact the customer service of the airline for more details here.
The Asiana Airlines baggage allowance permits passengers on non-Americas routes to check in up to 20 kg in Travel Class, up to 30 kg in Business Class, up to 40 kg in First Class, and up to 10 kg for infants. Hand baggage of up to 10 kg is allowed in Travel Class, and 2 pieces of up to 10 kg are allowed in Business and First Class. For allowances on America's routes, and other rules, please check here.
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International passengers can do online check-in up to 48 hrs before departure, and domestic travelers can do so 24 hrs before departure
Economy travelers can check-in 2 pieces of bags 23 Kg each on the USA route, and one piece of a bag of 23 Kgon on the non-USA route. They bring 1 bag up to 10 Kg as carry-on luggage. Business-class travelers on both USA and non-USA routes can check-in 2 pieces of bags weighing up to 32 Kg each. In addition, they bring 2 bags up to 10 Kg as carry-on luggage.
No. An infant can travel on an adult’s lap. However, an extra seat must be booked for an additional infant.
Asiana Airlines serves 67 locations across 24 countries.
In-flight entertainment is offered by model and route, offering a comprehensive list of videos and audios to choose from.
Yes. Cats, dogs and birds weighing 7 Kg or less with a cage are allowed in the cabin. Pets exceeding this weight bracket can be transported as check-in baggage. Heavier pets must be shipped by cargo.
Yes, alcoholic beverages are complimentary.
IATA code is OZ, ICAO code is AAR, and callsign is ASIANA.
Up to 5 liters of well-sealed alcohol bottles having an alcoholic content of 24% to 70 % are allowed per person.