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Jin Air is a Korean low-cost airline based in Seoul, South Korea. The airline uses Incheon International Airport as its hub and flies to destinations within east Asia, as well as to the US and US territories. Overall, the airline flies to more than 30 destinations within these areas.

The airline was founded in 2008 and flew its inaugural service with a long-haul flight from Incheon International to Honolulu Airport.

After Jeju Air, Jin Air is the second-largest low-cost carrier in Korea and is one of the most well-connected airlines in the country.

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Baggage Policy

Jin Air has a specific baggage policy for carry and checked baggage. Their carry on baggage follows the same weight and dimension limitations on all of their flights. For checked baggage the requirements are based around the age of the passenger and the route they are flying.

Carry-on Baggage

Passengers are allowed one item of carry-on luggage, weighing a maximum of 12kg and must fit within the combined dimensions of 115cm.

In addition, passengers are permitted one small personal item, for example, a small handbag, a coat or a laptop case.

Checked Baggage

The free baggage allowance for checked baggage depends on the route flown and the age of the passenger.

Adults and Children (+2 years):

  • Southeast Asia, Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan - 1 free baggage with a weight allowance of 15kg.
  • China - 1 free piece baggage with a weight allowance of 20kg.
  • USA and US territories - 2 pieces of free baggage with a weight allowance of 23kg each.
  • Australia - 1 piece of free baggage with a weight allowance of 23kg.

Infants (under 2 years):

  • All flights - 1 piece of free baggage, alongside a stroller/child car seat. Weight allowance will be 10kg baggage + weight of stroller/car child seat.

Cabin Classes

Currently, Jin Air offers one class fare on its flights, Economy Class. Within Economy they offer JINI PlUS seats at an additional cost.

Economy Class

Economy Facilities

Passengers can enjoy a light meal onboard with hot and cold beverages. Passengers can also stay entertained onboard with Jin Air's in-flight magazine and SkyShop Duty-Free catalogue. Tablets and Wi-Fi are available onboard.

Economy Seating

Enjoy comfortable and spacious seating with a good amount of legroom.

The airline also offers JINI PLUS seats, which are larger and available to purchase at an additional cost. JINI PLUS seats are 15cm wider than other seats in Economy Class.


Jin Air's check-in operating time depends on whether the flight will be international or domestic. They offer online check-in, however this is only available for certain routes.

Online Check-in

Jin Air offers online check-in for domestic flights and international flights that depart from Incheon or Busan. This opens 24 hours before flying and will close 30 minutes prior to departure for Korean domestic flights, or 90 minutes prior to departure for international flights. To check-in visit the link online check-in page. Please note this service is not available for Guam or America.

Airport Check-in

Passengers who cannot check-in online must report to the Jin Air check-in desk at the airport and check-in in person.

Frequent Flyer Programme

Jin Air's Frequent Flyer Club is called 'Nabi Point'.

Nabi Points

Passengers can collect Nabi Points for every Jin Air flight that they purchase and use their collected points to purchase flights in the future.

Points are earned for each one-way flight purchased, with more points earned for international flights than earned for domestic flights.

Airline Alliance

Jin Air is currently not part of any airline alliances, however they do have codeshare and/or interline agreements with other airlines.

In-Flight Entertainment

Passengers can enjoy a range of movies, TV shows, music and more with Jin Air's in-flight entertainment system, JINI Entertainment. To use JINI, passengers must download the JINI PLAY app to their IOS or Android device prior to the flight and — once in-flight — connect to the JINI PLAY in-flight Wi-Fi network to access JINI.

The in-flight entertainment system works on a pay-as-you-go basis. Once you've selected the entertainment that you want to play, you'll be taken to a payment page where you can complete the purchase to access the entertainment.

JINI Entertainment is free to use on select domestic flights.

Food & Drink

In-flight, Jin Air offers a range of hot meals and sandwiches that are inspired by Korean cuisine, as well as a few international dishes. Meals are complimentary on long-haul flights and are subject to availability on short-haul flights.

As well as meals, the airline also offers a selection of snacks and drinks, which are available to order once in-flight.

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Destinations that Jin Air flies to

Jin Air operates an extensive flight network across east Asia, as well as the United States and US territories.

Alternatives to Jin Air

Airlines that fly similar routes to Jin Air include Eastar Jet, JEJU Air and T'Way Airlines. Please click on the logos below to find out more:

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Hub Airport

Incheon International Airport

Incheon International Airport is the hub airport for Jin Air. It's one of the largest and busiest airports in the world, with seeing over 60 million passengers and 2.9 tonnes of cargo handled annually. It has two terminal, three runways runway and one helipad.

The airport has a range of facilities, including special amenities such as a spa, sleeping rooms, casino and the Museum of Korean Culture.

Incheon International Airport is also a hub for Air Incheon, Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jeju Air and Korean Air.


Jin Air is the only low-cost airline in Korea that uses wide body aircraft to operate its flights. The airline has a fleet that is comprised entirely of Boeing, with a mix of Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 777-200ER aircraft.