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T'way Air Co., Ltd.(Korean티웨이항공; RRTi-wei Hanggong), is a South Korean low-cost airline based in Seongsu-dong, Seongdong-gu, Seoul.

T'way Air
티웨이항공
Ti-wei Hanggong
T'way Air logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
TW TWB TEEWAY
FoundedAugust 2010
Commenced operationsSeptember 2010
Operating bases
Focus cities
Fleet size27
Destinations38
Company sloganHappy T'way it's yours
HeadquartersSeoul, South Korea
Key peopleHong-Geun Jung (CEO)
Websitewww.twayair.com
A T'Way Air Boeing 737-800 at Fukuoka Airport in Japan, 2012.

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%.[1]

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HistoryEdit

The airline was established on 8 August 2010 with two Boeing 737-800s.[citation needed] 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.[2] The following year an AOC for international operations was awarded and in October it launched the first international service, to Bangkok.[citation needed] In 2013 the airline achieved a profit for the first time.[3] In November that year cargo services were launched.[citation needed] In March 2014, T'way Air introduced its seventh Boeing 737-800 aircraft.[4][5] The 't' in t'way stands for together, today and tomorrow. [6]

DestinationsEdit

As of May 2019, T'way Air serves – or plans to serve – the following destinations:[7][8]

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
Qingdao Qingdao Liuting International Airport Terminated
Sanya Sanya Phoenix International Airport
Shanghai Shanghai Pudong International Airport
Wenzhou Wenzhou Longwan International Airport
Guam Hagåtña Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport
Japan Fukuoka Fukuoka Airport
Kumamoto Kumamoto Airport
Nagoya Chubu Centrair International Airport [9]
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 [10]
Cebu Mactan–Cebu International Airport
Russia Khabarovsk Khabarovsk Novy Airport [11]
Vladivostok Vladivostok International Airport [12]
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
Taiwan Kaohsiung Kaohsiung International Airport [13]
Taipei Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
Taipei Songshan Airport
Taichung Taichung International Airport [13]
Thailand Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport
Vietnam Da Nang Da Nang International Airport
Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat International Airport
Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport
Nha Trang Cam Ranh International Airport

FleetEdit

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

As of May 2019, T'way Air operates an all-Boeing fleet consisting of the following aircraft:[14][15][16][17]

T'way Air fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Boeing 737-800 27 186
189
Boeing 737 MAX 8 8 TBA Deliveries from 2019[14][18]
Boeing 737 MAX 10 10 TBA Deliveries in 2022–2024[18]
Total 27 18

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "South Korea aviation market: a decade of rapid growth driven by LCCs". CAPA. 2 June 2019.
  2. ^ "티웨이항공". Twayair.com. Archived from the original on 21 March 2014. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  3. ^ ""예림당, 티웨이항공 흑자 등 2차 성장 본격화" - 한화투자증권 - 이투데이". Etoday.co.kr. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  4. ^ 대구~제주 구간,저비용항공사 취항 - 파이낸셜뉴스. Fnnews.com (in Korean). Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  5. ^ 티웨이항공 7호기 도입.. 대구~제주 취항 - 파이낸셜뉴스. Fnnews.com (in Korean). 29 October 2014. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  6. ^ (주)티웨이항공. naver.com (in Korean). Retrieved 6 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Check-in counters at the airports". Twayair.com. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Flight Schedules". Twayair.com. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  9. ^ "T'Way Air adds Jeju – Nagoya service from April 2019". routesonline. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  10. ^ https://www.twayair.com/booking/schedule/getFlgtSched.do?depAirport=TAE&arrAirport=CRK
  11. ^ Liu, Jim (7 June 2018). "T'Way Air adds Khabarovsk service from July 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 7 June 2018.
  12. ^ Liu, Jim (26 February 2018). "T'Way Air adds Vladivostok service from April 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  13. ^ a b Liu, Jim (31 October 2017). "T'Way Air adds new routes to Taiwan in Dec 2017". routesonline.com. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  14. ^ a b "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.
  15. ^ "Airline Insight: T'way Air". Blue Swan Daily. 23 August 2018. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  16. ^ "T'way Air Fleet Details and History". Planespotters.net. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
  17. ^ "About T'way Aircrafts [sic]". T'way Air. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  18. ^ a b Taylor, Ellis (20 December 2018). "PICTURE: Eastar Jet takes delivery of its first 737 Max 8". Perth: Flight Global. Retrieved 20 December 2018.

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