ASIANA AIRLINES

  • NTSB apologises for gaffe over derogatory Asiana pilot names July 13, 2013

    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) apologised on Friday after an intern mistakenly confirmed to a local television station racially offensive fake names for the pilots of an Asiana flight that crashed in San Francisco. "The National Transportation Safety Board apologises for inaccurate and offensive names that were mistakenly confirmed as...
  • San Francisco: Two killed in plane crash; three Indians among 305 lucky survivors July 7, 2013

    San Francisco/Washington: Three Indians were among 305 passengers who miraculously survived when an Asiana Airlines flight crashed, broke into pieces and caught fire while landing at San Francisco airport, killing two Chinese students and leaving 49 others seriously injured. Flight OZ214 had 307 people on board 291 passengers and...
  • US: Boeing 777 crash lands; 2 killed, many injured July 7, 2013

    San Francisco: An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 with 307 people on board crashed and burst into flames as it landed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday after a flight from Seoul, and initial reports said two people were killed and more than 130 sent to hospitals. After approaching the airport...
  • Asiana voted airline of the year: Survey May 21, 2010

    Singapore: Passengers have voted South Korea's Asiana Airlines airline of the year in an annual survey by Britishbased consultancy Skytrax, edging out Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways which ranked second and third. More than 17.9 million air travellers from over 100 countries took part in the 10month survey between July 2009...