Korean national carrier Asiana Airlines
formally unveiled its new livery today a ceremony at Seoul Incheon
The ceremony marked Asiana’s 18th anniversary and the incorporation into new parent company KumhoAsiana Group.
A Boeing 777-200
ER (HL7597) rolled out today at the airport at Asiana's hub at 11:00, with representatives of the airport and airline in attendance (see below).
Asiana aims to repaint all of its fleet in the new colour scheme, a cool grey with a white tone and featuring the KumhoAsiana wing motif, by the end of 2011.
HL7597 will make its maiden voyage to Narita
, Japan tomorrow as flight number OZ104. Airbus
is currently test flying an A320-200
(currently F-WWIM, set to be HL7753) in the new colours ahead of delivery to Asiana next month (see below).