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T'way Airlines

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
TW
TWB
-
Tway Air

T'way Boeing 737-800
T'way Airlines
18th Floor, Tomato Tower
Yeoksam-dong
Gangham-gu 706-1
135-987 Seoul
KOREA

Tel.: +82 2 6250 5964
Fax: +82 2 6250 5998
Email:
Website: www.twayair.com

Owner: Shinbo Investment (95%); others (5%)
Base: Cheongjiu (CJJ)
Hubs: -
Start of ops. September 2010
T'way Airlines operates this equipment: Executives
  • 4 x Boeing 737-800
Chief Executive:
Lee Seung Hoon

Manufacturer
Type
Current
active
Current
leased-out
Current
inactive
Planned
Current
or planned
Historical
Total
all times
Average
age
Boeing B.737-800
5
5
5
9.9 years

T'way Airlines is a low-cost airline based in Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea, offering scheduled flights between Seoul Gimpo Airport and Jeju International Airport.
The airline was established in 2004 as Hansung Airlines, which arose out of a collaboration between the city government of Cheongju and the University of Chungcheong. The first aircraft order for an ATR 72 aircraft was placed in August of the same year. One year later, Hansung Airlines received its AOC, thus being formally approved. The first commercial flight, which lead from Cheongju Airport to Jeju International Airport, took place on 31 August, 2005. With the delivery of another two ATR-72s, the airline launched services between Jeju and Gimpo. On 19 December 2005, four months after the launch, Hansung Airlines suspended all services due to budgetary constraints. On 15 February 2006, flights were resumed, but financial difficulties remained, resulting in another shut-down in October 2008. The airline was formally re-launched on 8 August 2010, now under the changed name T'way Air co., Ltd.