Korean Air expands Asian network

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Korean Air will increase capacity by resuming and adding services to China and increasing frequencies on select routes to Japan to meet rising demand.

The airline will resume its Busan-Shanghai Pudong and Jeju-Beijing routes with daily flights starting July 1.

Additionally, the Seoul Incheon-Hefei service will resume with five weekly flights from August 19, the Busan-Beijing route with six weekly flights starting September 16, and the Seoul Incheon-Kunming service with four weekly flights from October 14.

Select routes will also see an increase in flight frequencies. The Seoul Incheon-Yanji route will increase to daily flights from four weekly flights starting June 1.

The Seoul Incheon-Dalian route will temporarily see an increase by four flights to 11 weekly flights from July 1 to September 15.

The daily Seoul Incheon-Tianjin route will increase to two daily flights from August 5 to October 20.

Additionally, the Seoul Incheon-Ulaanbaatar route will be increased by two flights, to operate eight weekly flights from June 1 to September 30.

To accommodate the growing travel demand to Japan, Korean Air will increase flight frequencies on its Japanese network.

The Jeju-Tokyo Narita route will resume to operate three times a week from July 19 to October 25.

The Seoul Incheon-Okayama route will increase from three to five weekly flights starting August 3, and the Seoul Incheon-Kagoshima route will also increase from three to five weekly flights starting September 2.

Routes ResumedFrequency Change
Busan-Shanghai PudongDaily
(From 7/1)
Seoul Incheon-Yanji4/W → Daily
(From 6/1)
Jeju-BeijingSeoul Incheon-Dalian7/W → 11/W
(7/1 – 9/15)
Seoul Incheon-Hefei5/W
(From 8/19)
Seoul Incheon-TianjinDaily → 2 Daily
(8/5 – 10/20)
(From 9/16)
Seoul Incheon-Ulaanbaatar6/W → 8/W
(6/1 – 9/30)
Seoul Incheon-Kunming4/W
(From 10/14)
Seoul Incheon-Okayama3/W → 5/W
(From 8/3)
Jeju-Tokyo Narita3/W
(7/19 – 10/25)
Seoul Incheon-Kagoshima3/W → 5/W
(From 9/2)