Sydney has welcomed a new Airbus A380 operator with the start of Korean Air’s seasonal service with the double decker superjumbo.
The Skyteam alliance member is operating the A380 to the NSW capital over summer, with the aircraft to feature on the Seoul (Incheon)-Sydney route from December 1 to March 26 2016.
Korean Air usually flies either the Airbus A330 or Boeing 777 aircraft to Sydney.
Meanwhile, Auckland Airport looks set to welcome its first Boeing 747-8I in January when Korean Air deploys the latest version of the “Queen of the Skies” to New Zealand.
Schedules published on the Airline Route website show the first Korean Air 747-8I service to Auckland was slated to take off on January 5. The aircraft will will remain on the route until the end of February.