By: AirTravellerPH Staff
Three South Korean airlines have grounded nine Boeing 737NG aircraft after inspections revealed cracks at the pickle-fork area of the aircraft, as announced by the South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MOLIT). The pickle-fork area is the region of the airframe that connects the wing to the fuselage. Five 737s beling to Korean Air, three to Jin air, and one to Jeju Air.
Korean Air is launching flights to Clark International Airport around end of October 2019. They will be the 4th South Korean airline to serve the Incheon to Clark route. Presently, its competitor Asiana together with low cost carriers Jin Air and Jeju Air flies their. Asiana flies to Clark 7 times a week.