Title : Postage Stamp Commemorating 10th Anniversary of the Founding of Korean Air Lines
Stamp Serial#
1143 
KPC#
C-840 
MICHEL#
1168 
StanGib#
1396 
Scott#
1174 
Date of Issue
08/01/1979 
Quantity
6,000,000 
Denomination
20 won 
Design
The Korean Air Lines to Every corner of the Globe 
Designer
Lee Boo-yeol 
Image Area
33mmí┐23mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5í┐5 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Print
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Republic of korea 
Description
Korean air lines marked the 10th Anniversary of its founding on March, 1 1979. As the only civilian air carrier of Korean nationality, Korean Air Lines has achieved an astounding growth in the past 10 years.

When Korean Air Lines took over the country's civil aviation from the then government-run Korean National airlines 10 years ago, its fleet consisted of one jet aircraft and seven propeller-driven planes serving domestic rotues mostly.

Now, Korean Air Lines boasts a fleet of 35 modern luxurious planes including the latest B-747's, serving 22 majors cities of 15 countries in east Asia, Europe, Middle east and North America. Especially noteworthy was the inauguration on March 29,1979, of the Seoul- New York route, which brought the Korean air lines a step closer to the long-cherished goal of pan-global service.

The Wings of Korea, now fly to almost all corners of the World, proudly bearing the unmistakable mark of "Taeguk".

On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the founding of Korean Air Lines, and the inauguration of Seoul-New York route, the Ministry of Communications issues this commemorative Stamp in the hope that it will help promote a greater role of the country's civil aviation in people-to-people diplomacy around the World.