11-Mar-2011 9:48 AM

Korean Air generates USD202m in onboard sales in 2010

Korean Air stated cosmetics was the dominant category for the carrier's onboard sales in 2010 as the carrier, the largest airline inflight duty free retailer, generated total sales of USD201.7 million (The Moodie Report, 10-Mar-2011). Cosmetic sales increased 14% year-on-year to account for 38% of the total. Liquor, driven by super-premium spirits, was the second largest category, with 28% of the total as the value of the segment increased 25% year-on-year.