T'way Air

T'way Air Co., Ltd. (Korean티웨이항공; RRTi-wei Hanggong), formerly Hansung Airlines,[2] is a South Korean low-cost airline based in Seongsu-dong, Seongdong-gu, Seoul. In 2018, it is the third largest Korean low-cost carrier in the international market, carried 2.9 million domestic passengers and 4.2 million international passengers. Its international traffic has quadrupled over the past three years while domestic traffic has grown by only 12%.[3]

T'way Air
Ti-wei Hanggong
T'way Air logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
FoundedAugust 13, 2010; 10 years ago (2010-08-13)
Commenced operationsSeptember 16, 2010
Focus citiesDaegu International Airport
Fleet size27
Parent companyT'way Holdings Inc.[1]
HeadquartersSeoul, South Korea
Key peopleHong-Geun Jung (CEO)
A T'Way Air Boeing 737-800 at Fukuoka Airport in Japan, 2012.
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T'way Air began as Hansung Airlines(한성항공), which began flying between 2005 and 2008, after which the company reorganized and rebranded in 2010.[2] The 't' in t'way stands for together, today and tomorrow.[4]

The airline was established on 8 August 2010 with two Boeing 737-800s.[5] The following month, the airline obtained an air operator's certificate (AOC) permitting domestic flights and commenced operations with services between Gimpo International Airport and Jeju International Airport.[6] The following year an AOC for international operations was awarded and in October it launched the first international service, to Bangkok.[7] In 2013 the airline achieved a profit for the first time.[8] In November that year cargo services were launched.[9] In March 2014, T'way Air introduced its seventh Boeing 737-800 aircraft.[10][11]


As of July 2020, T'way Air serves – or plans to serve – the following destinations:[12][13]

Country City Airport Notes Refs
China Haikou Haikou Meilan International Airport Terminated
Hong Kong Hong Kong International Airport
Jinan Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport
Macau Macau International Airport
Nanning Nanning Wuxu International Airport Terminated
Qingdao Qingdao Liuting International Airport
Sanya Sanya Phoenix International Airport
Shanghai Shanghai Pudong International Airport
Shenyang Shenyang Taoxian International Airport
Wenzhou Wenzhou Longwan International Airport
Yanji Yanji Chaoyangchuan International Airport [14]
Wuhan Wuhan Tianhe International Airport
Zhangjiajie Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport [14]
Guam Hagåtña Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport
Japan Fukuoka Fukuoka Airport
Kumamoto Kumamoto Airport
Nagoya Chubu Centrair International Airport [15]
Naha Naha Airport
Ōita Oita Airport
Osaka Kansai International Airport
Saga Saga Airport
Sapporo New Chitose Airport
Tokyo Narita International Airport
Laos Vientiane Wattay International Airport
Northern Mariana Islands Saipan Saipan International Airport
Philippines Angeles Clark International Airport [16]
Cebu Mactan–Cebu International Airport
Kalibo Kalibo International Airport [17]
Russia Khabarovsk Khabarovsk Novy Airport [18]
Vladivostok Vladivostok International Airport [19][20]
South Korea Busan Gimhae International Airport
Daegu Daegu International Airport
Gwangju Gwangju Airport
Jeju Jeju International Airport
Muan Muan International Airport
Seoul Gimpo International Airport Domestic Hub
Incheon International Airport International Hub
Yangyang Yangyang International Airport [21]
Taiwan Kaohsiung Kaohsiung International Airport [22]
Taichung Taichung International Airport [22]
Taipei Taipei Taoyuan International Airport
Taipei Songshan Airport
Thailand Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport
Chiang Mai Chiang Mai International Airport [23]
Vietnam Da Nang Da Nang International Airport
Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport
Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat International Airport
Nha Trang Cam Ranh International Airport


A T'way Air Boeing 737-800 landing at Seoul's Incheon International Airport in 2012.

As of February 2021, T'way Air operates an all-Boeing 737 fleet consisting of the following aircraft:[24][25][26]

T'way Air fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A330-300 3 TBA [27]
Boeing 737-800 27 189
Boeing 737 MAX 8 8 TBA Deliveries from 2019.[28]
Total 27 11

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ https://m.marketscreener.com/T-WAY-AIR-CO-LTD-45490719/company/
  2. ^ a b "Hansung Airlines to fly again as t'way". worldairlinenews.com. 2010-09-09. Retrieved 2019-07-17.
  3. ^ "South Korea aviation market: a decade of rapid growth driven by LCCs". CAPA. 2 June 2019.
  4. ^ (주)티웨이항공. naver.com (in Korean). Retrieved 6 June 2017.
  5. ^ "한성항공, 티웨이항공으로 새 출발한다" [Hansung airline, starts anew as t'way airlines] (in Korean). Yonhap news. Retrieved November 13, 2020.
  6. ^ "티웨이항공". Twayair.com. Archived from the original on 21 March 2014. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  7. ^ "티웨이항공, 오늘부터 방콕 예약 오픈" [T'way airlines, opens reservations to bangkok starting from today] (in Korean). Korean Economy. Retrieved November 13, 2020.
  8. ^ ""예림당, 티웨이항공 흑자 등 2차 성장 본격화" - 한화투자증권 - 이투데이". Etoday.co.kr. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  9. ^ "여객 잡은 국내 저비용항공사(LCC), '화물'로 발 넓힌다" [Domestic Low Cost carriers which stablized the tourist market, expands to cargo service] (in Korean). Korean Economy. Retrieved November 13, 2020.
  10. ^ 대구~제주 구간,저비용항공사 취항 - 파이낸셜뉴스. Fnnews.com (in Korean). Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  11. ^ 티웨이항공 7호기 도입.. 대구~제주 취항 - 파이낸셜뉴스. Fnnews.com (in Korean). 29 October 2014. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  12. ^ "Check-in counters at the airports". Twayair.com. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  13. ^ "Flight Schedules". Twayair.com. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  14. ^ a b "티웨이항공, 장자제·옌지 신규 취항" (in Korean). Financial News. 1 August 2019.
  15. ^ "T'Way Air adds Jeju – Nagoya service from April 2019". routesonline. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  16. ^ https://www.twayair.com/booking/schedule/getFlgtSched.do?depAirport=TAE&arrAirport=CRK
  17. ^ "T'Way Air adds Kalibo service from Oct 2019". Routesonline.
  18. ^ Liu, Jim (7 June 2018). "T'Way Air adds Khabarovsk service from July 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 7 June 2018.
  19. ^ Liu, Jim (26 February 2018). "T'Way Air adds Vladivostok service from April 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  20. ^ Liu, Jim (15 July 2019). "T'Way Air adds Seoul – Vladivostok service from mid-July 2019". Routesonline. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  21. ^ "티웨이항공, 부산∼양양 신규 취항…"국내선 다변화"" (in Korean). Yonhap News Agency. 25 May 2020.
  22. ^ a b Liu, Jim (31 October 2017). "T'Way Air adds new routes to Taiwan in Dec 2017". routesonline.com. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  23. ^ "T'Way Air adds Seoul – Chiang Mai service from late-Nov 2019". Routesonline. 7 October 2019.
  24. ^ "Aircraft Information". T'way Air.
  25. ^ "항공기 등록현황". Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic of Korea (in Korean).
  26. ^ "T'way Air Fleet Details and History". Planespotters.net. 21 December 2020.
  27. ^ "T'way Air to adopt 3 A330-300 jets next year". Yonhap News Agency. 21 December 2020.
  28. ^ "T'way Air aims to add 8 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft to its fleet". Yonhap News Agency. 7 December 2017. Retrieved 9 December 2017.

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