Korean Air finalized the order for five Boeing 777 Freighters on 12 February 2015. The order is worth 1.5 billion dollars.
The Asian airline’s freighter fleet is all Boeing, comprising seventeen 747-400F, five 747-8F and four earlier ordered 777F aircraft. Moreover South Korea’s flag carrier currently operates 86 Boeing passenger airplanes and has unfilled orders for nearly 40 additional airplanes: 12 777-300ERs, 10 747-8 Intercontinentals, 10 787-9 Dreamliners, two 747-8 Freighters and six 777 Freighters.
The 777 Freighter is capable of flying 4,900 nautical miles (9,070 kilometers) with a full payload at general cargo market densities.
Featured image: A Boeing 777 of Korean Air (Image © Boeing)