Korean Air to add flights to China, Japan and Israel

posted on 11th November 2022 by Eddie Saunders
Korean Air to add flights to China, Japan and Israel

Korean Air will soon resume operations on more routes to China, Japan and Israel after a long COVID hiatus.

 

Korean Air will resume services to Shanghai, Nanjing and Qingdao in China; Sapporo and Okinawa in Japan; and Tel Aviv, Israel. 

Starting from November 20, the airline will operate flights once a week on its Shanghai route on Sundays. The flights depart from Incheon at 8:30 am and arrive at Shanghai Pudong at 9:55 am. The return flights depart from Shanghai at 1:05 pm and arrive in Incheon at 4:10 pm.

Flights on the Incheon-Nanjing route will resume once a week on Wednesdays from December 7. Flights depart from Seoul at 9:00 am to arrive in Nanjing at 10:30 am. The return flights depart Nanjing at 1:15 pm and arrive in Seoul at 4:55 pm.

Starting December 11, the airline will resume services on the Incheon-Qingdao route, to operate once weekly on Sundays. The flight departs from Incheon at 9:05 am and arrives in Qingdao at 9:45 am. The return flight departs from Qingdao at 10:55 pm to arrive in Incheon at 1:25 pm.

The airline has resumed operations on the Incheon-Dalian route once a week on Fridays starting on October 28, and has increased its frequency on Incheon-Shenyang and Incheon-Tianjin routes from once a week to twice a week, operating on Tuesdays/Fridays and Tuesdays/Saturdays, respectively. 

Korean Air will resume services on some of its major Japanese routes in line with the travel demand recovery following the resumption of the country’s visa waiver program. Daily flights to Sapporo Chitose will resume on December 1, departing from Incheon at 10:05 am and arriving in Sapporo at 12:45 pm. The returning flights depart from Sapporo at 2:00 pm and arrive in Incheon at 5:15 pm.

Flights to Okinawa will resume on December 1, and will operate four times a week on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, departing from Incheon at 8:05 am and arriving in Okinawa at 10:25 am. The returning flights depart from Okinawa at 11:35 pm and arrive in Incheon at 1:55 pm.

With the easing of Japan’s border measures, travelers are getting ready to visit Japan for shopping, gourmet food, hot springs and golf.

Flights to Tel Aviv will resume on December 26, and will operate three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, departing from Incheon at 2:35 pm and arriving in Tel Aviv at 8 pm. The returning flights depart from Tel Aviv at 9:55 pm and arrive in Incheon at 3:10 pm on the following day.

Destination Start Date Flight Days Schedule
Shanghai

(Pudong)

November 20 Sunday Seoul Incheon → Shanghai 0830 0955

Shanghai → Seoul Incheon 1305 1610

Nanjing December 7 Wednesday Seoul Incheon → Nanjing 0900 1030

Nanjing → Seoul Incheon 1315 1655

Qingdao December 11 Sunday Seoul Incheon → Qingdao 0905 0945

Qingdao → Seoul Incheon 1055 1325

Sapporo December 1 Daily Seoul Incheon → Sapporo 1005 1245

Sapporo → Seoul Incheon 1400 1715

Okinawa December 1 Monday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday Seoul Incheon → Okinawa 0805 1025

Okinawa → Seoul Incheon 1135 1355

Tel Aviv December 26 Monday, Wednesday,  Friday Seoul Incheon → Tel Aviv 1435 2000

Tel Aviv → Seoul Incheon 2155 1510+1