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Korean Air

Korean Air is one of the world's top 20 airlines carrying more than 26 million passengers in 2017. The airline operates over 460 flights per day to 123 cities in 43 countries on six continents; it has a modern fleet of 169 aircraft.  The airline's main hub is at the newly-opened Incheon (ICN) International Airport Terminal 2.

Take Advantage Today

Earn and spend Skywards Miles on Korean Air flights across their network of over 123 destinations.

Earn Skywards Miles

Book with Korean Air and quote your Emirates Skywards membership number to earn Skywards Miles.

The number of Skywards Miles you will earn depends on whether you are travelling on a domestic or an international flight, the class of travel, fare type and the distance flown:

  • Economy Class - 1 Skywards Mile per mile flown
  • Prestige Class - up to 1.35 Skywards Miles per mile flown
  • First Class - up to 2 Skywards Miles per mile flown


Spend Skywards Miles

Spend Skywards Miles on Korean Air to over 123 destinations starting at 10,000 Miles.

To book your reward ticket, let us know your trip details on Live Chat and one of our consultants will assist you right away. 

The table below shows the number of Skywards Miles you need for a return reward flight.

This list of destinations and Miles needed is not exhaustive and may be subject to change.

Route Economy Prestige
Not Available Not Available Not Available
Between Korea and Korea (domestic) 10,000 12,000
Between Korea and North East Asia 30,000 60,000
Between Korea and South East Asia 40,000 60,000
Between Korea and Middle East 50,000 100,000
Between Korea and South West Asia 50,000 75,000
Between Korea and Europe 70,000 105,000
Between Korea and North America 70,000 105,000
Between Korea and Oceania 70,000 105,000
Not Available Not Available Not Available
Between North East Asia and North East Asia 40,000 60,000
Not Available Not Available Not Available
Between North East Asia and South East Asia 40,000 60,000
Between North East Asia and South West Asia 50,000 75,000
Between North East Asia and Europe 70,000 105,000
Between North East Asia and Middle East 70,000 105,000
Between North East Asia and Oceania 70,000 105,000
Not Available Not Available Not Available
Between South East Asia and South East Asia 40,000 60,000
Between South East Asia and Europe 85,000 125,000
Between South East Asia and Middle East 85,000 125,000
Between South East Asia and North America 85,000 125,000
Between South East Asia and Oceania 85,000 125,000
Not Available Not Available Not Available
Between South West Asia and South West Asia 50,000 75,000
Between South West Asia and Europe 95,000 140,000
Between South West Asia and Middle East 95,000 140,000
Between South West Asia and North America 95,000 140,000
Between South West Asia and Oceania 95,000 140,000
Not Available Not Available Not Available
Between Oceania and North America 110,000 165,000
Between Oceania and Europe 128,000 256,000
Between Oceania andMiddle East 128,000 256,000

The table below shows the zones applicable for redeeming Miles

Zone Countries and regions
Europe Amsterdam, Barcelona, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Paris, Prague, Rome, Saint-Petersburg, Vienna, Zurich
Middle East Dubai
North America Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Honolulu, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington D.C.
North East Asia Aomori, Akita, Beijing, Changsha, Dalian, Fukuoka, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Hangzhou, Hefei, Irkutsk,Jinan, Kagoshima, Komatsu, Kumming, Mudanjiang, Nagoya,  Nanjing, Nanning, Niigata, Oita, Okayama, Okinawa, Osaka, Qingdao, Sapporo, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Taipei, Tianjin, Tokyo (Narita, Haneda), Tunxi,  Ulaan Bator, Urumqi, Viadivostok, Weihai,  Wuhan, Xian, Xiamen, Yenji, Zhengzhou
Oceania Auckland, Brisbane, Nadi, Sydney
South East Asia Bangkok, Cambodia, Cebu, Chiang Mai, Da Nang, Denpasar, Guam, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Koror, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Nha Trang, Penang, Phuket, Siem Reap, Singapore, Yangon
South West Asia Mumbai, Kathmandu, Tashkent, Colombo, Male

Important information

Earn Miles

  • To claim missing Skywards Miles for flights completed within the last six months, provide your flight details using Live Chat.
  • Miles can only be earned on Korean Air operated flights and are not valid on codeshare flights.
  • The following classes are not eligible to earn Miles:
    • International flights: A, O, X, Q, T, G, N, S, U, V
    • Domestic flights: A, O, X, Q, T, G, N, U, V, L, K

Spend Miles

  • Reward tickets are subject to availability. 
  • Reward tickets are only valid on Korean Air operated flights with the flight code KE
  • Miles needed as stated is for direct flights only. Where no direct service is operated two or more rewards may be required.
  • Only return reward tickets are permitted.
  • Reward ticket coupons cannot be used out of sequence.
  • All flights must be confirmed at the time of redemption. Waitlists are not permitted.
  • Reward tickets are valid for 12 months from the original ticketed date with a maximum stay of three months.
  • Reward values are exclusive of taxes, fuel surcharge and other charges. These need to be paid separately
  • Children and infants occupying a seat and travelling on reward tickets will be required to redeem the same amount of Miles as an adult. Infant rewards are not permitted.
  • Other restrictions apply.
  • Emirates Skywards Programme Rules apply