As of February 2020, Korean Air operate following 7 aircrafts wearing special liveries: Children’s Drawing Contest Livery, SuperM Livery, 200th Korean Air’s Boeing Aircraft Livery & SkyTeam Livery.
Children’s Drawing Contest Livery
(11th Korean Air Future Artist Olympiad)
Boeing 747-8B5, HL7630
About: In 2019, 11th Korean Air Future Artist Olympiad took place. Elementary school students from all around the world can participate in this drawing contest. Like every year, the prize-winning artwork was wrapped on aircraft, this time on B747-8 (HL7630).
Where to catch: Except of Seoul/Incheon airport, this stunning livery can be seen especially in following destinations: Atlanta, Auckland, Honolulu, Kuala Lumpur, New York, Singapore and Taipei; during summer season also in Europe (Frankfurt, London, Prague, Rome).
Boeing 777-3B5/ER, HL8010
About: In November 2019, Korean Air introduced new safety video which is performed by a new established Korean pop group SuperM. Shortly after this event, new special decal on B777-300ER (HL8010) was unveiled.
Where to catch: Except of Seoul/Incheon airport, this special livery can be seen for example in following destinations: Bangkok, Frankfurt, Ho Chi Minh City, London, Rome, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington.
200th Korean Air’s Boeing Aircraft Livery
Boeing 777-3B5/ER, HL8346
About: In May 2019, Korean Air took delivery of their 200th Boeing aircraft. This jubilee B777-300ER aircraft (HL8346) carries a special sticker to remind that milestone.
Where to catch: Except of Seoul/Incheon airport, this special livery can be seen for example in following destinations: Bangkok, Beijing, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Ho Chi Minh City, London, Rome, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington.
Boeing 777-3B5/ER, HL7783
About: Korean Air is the founding member of SkyTeam. Since 2009, each member airline of this alliance is commited to repaint at least one aircraft into the common silver livery. Currently, four Korean Air’s aircrafts carry that special decal.
Where to catch: There is a variety of both domestic and international destinations where Korean Air’s SkyTeam livery can be seen.
Airbus A330-223, HL8212
Boeing 737-8B5, HL7568 & HL7560
All photos are taken by author.