Korean Air recorded an operating profit for a fifth consecutive quarter thanks to its continuous efforts to boost cargo operations and reduce costs, despite the drop in passenger demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Compared to the second quarter in 2020, revenue increased by 16% to KRW 1.9508 trillion (USD 1,726 million) and operating profit rose by 31% to KRW 196.9 billion (USD 174 million). The cargo business achieved a revenue of KRW 1.5108 trillion, the highest number in the airline’s history. Its strong performance can be attributed to the increase in company restocking demands in preparation for the economy’s
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