3 May, 2023: Korean Air has done something spectacular about its employees and their families. Read to know more !
In order to express its gratitude to its numerous employees, Korean Air hosted a unique Family Day celebration on April 29 and 30. The airline also unveiled a special outer coat on one of its Boeing 777-300ERs, decorated with the names of all its employees worldwide, in addition to holding a carnival-style.
Few distinctive liveries have been applied to Korean Air's almost 160 operating aircraft. The airline has two aircraft that are painted in the SkyTeam alliance's color scheme in addition to its bright blue top and light gray bottom livery. The airline debuted its newest special-livery design over the past weekend, one honoring the thousands of team members that work for the airline around the world.
The words "Our Pride" and "We are Korean Air" have been painted on the sides, the airline reports, along with hundreds of staff names.
How was the event celebrated ?
This past weekend at Korean Air's Family Day weekend, the aircraft was unveiled. Nearly 9,000 airline employees and their families attended this event, according to the airline. At the airline's Seoul Gimpo hangar, the event was planned to be a festival and a fun family outing, and attendees were treated to food trucks, cotton candy stands, photo booths, and play areas. For those who needed a break from standing around, there were massage chairs as well.
The airline also mentions that kids took part in safety lectures and practical CPR training sessions conducted by its own Aeromedical Centre.
Stars from the Korean Air Jumbos volleyball team were there at this occasion as well, and they posed for photos with the crowd. Additionally, the team gave out personalized volleyballs.
The event was planned by the airline as a way to honor the hard work of its staff and provide family members and friends a chance to learn more about the company.
The event was held in a hangar [ places where aircrafts are kept] at Seoul Gimpo, hence the Boeing 777-300ER had to be flown from its usual base at Seoul Incheon. On April 23, HL7203 was transported from one airport to another, then on April 30, at 21:19 local time, it was returned' to Incheon.
The aircraft's final passenger flight without its distinctive livery was on April 22–23 when it made the overnight flight as KE902 from Paris Charles De Gaulle to Incheon.