Korean Air is trying a new way of selling flights by introducing ticket booking on its Facebook fan page .
With the introduction of the service, Facebook users can book the airline’s tickets using a dedicated “tab” at Korean Air Facebook fan page. By simply clicking “Book KE”, users can now conveniently book tickets on all international flights and enjoy the best deals available online.
Korean Air, with a fleet of 147 aircraft, is one of the world’s top 20 airlines, and operates almost 400 flights per day to 119 cities in 40 countries. It is a founding member of the SkyTeam alliance, which together with its 15 members, offers its 487 million annual passengers a worldwide system of more than 14,500 daily flights covering 926 destinations in 173 countries.
In 2011, Business Traveler named Korean Air the best Asian airline for the fifth consecutive year, while Global Traveler awarded the airline with best airline in northern Asia and best airport staff/gate agent.
The carrier won the 2010 global travel catering distinction award by Pax International magazine while World Traveler magazine rated it as having the world’s best inflight service. Travel & Leisure magazine readers say it is one of the world’s top 10 international airlines and readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine voted Korean Air one of the world’s top ten global airlines.