Asiana at present (October 2007) owns 5 Airbus A320-200s, 12 Airbus A321s, 6 Airbus A330-300, 7 Boeing 737-400, 3 Boeing 737-500, 6 Boeing 747-400,7 Boeing 767-300, 9 Boeing 777-200ER, 7 Boeing 747-400F and 1 Boeing 767-300F. An additional Boeing 777-200 has been ordered.
The South Korean airline Asiana was established on 17th February 1988 in Seoul by the conglomerate Kumho Asiana Group and is now the 40th largest airline in the world. Since 1st March 2003, the South Korean carrier has belonged to the popular Star Alliance and thereby reaffirms its position as a leading provider of scheduled flights to Asian destinations, especially on the Chinese mainland. In 2007, the airline was taken up by the British consulting firm Skytrax, in their review of the quality of global airlines and ranked in the top 5 most popular airlines along with Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines.
Asiana has a global route network with more than 60 different destinations, but flies primarily to destinations in Asia. Some of these airports, served regularly from the base in Seoul include Busan, Daegu, Jeju and Ulsan in South Korea, Hiroshima, Osaka and Tokyo in Japan, Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen in China, Phnom Penh, Delhi, Jakarta, Bangkok, Hanoi, Manila, Saipan, and in Asia and Southeast Asia, Frankfurt and London in Europe as well as Seattle, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago in the United States.