Tag: Korea

ASPIRE Airport Lounges by Swissport unveils first oneworld lounge

Global airline alliance oneworld entered the airport lounge business with the opening of its first-ever branded lounge in December 2023. Located airside at terminal 1 of Incheon Airport in Seoul, Korea, in the area of the former Jeju Lounge, the new oneworld lounge offers 148 seats and has a surf...

Airport Authority Gives Away Air Tickets to Passengers from Korea, the US and Canada

The “World of Winners” air ticket giveaway campaign organised by Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) is giving away air tickets to travellers from Korea, the United States and Canada to visit Hong Kong in mid-May. Starting today, AAHK is giving away tickets to Korean travellers through Cathay ...

Dornier Technology awarded three line maintenance contracts

Dornier Technology has won line maintenance contracts from Korean low-cost carriers: Air Seoul, Air Busan and Jeju Air. Dornier Technology’s chief operating officer Joseph Espiritu, “We serve multiple international and domestic airline customers. “We have achieved cost savings through ...

Bamboo Airways To Temporarily Suspend Flights To Korea

Bamboo Airways To Temporarily Suspend Flights To Korea

Implementing Directive No. 06/CT-TTg dated January 31, 2020 of the Prime Minister on the prevention and control of acute respiratory infections caused by Corona virus (COVID-19), due to the latest development of the epidemic, to ensure absolute safety for passengers and the community, Bamboo Airway...

Bamboo Airways officially opens three routes to Korea

Bamboo Airways officially opens three routes to Korea

Bamboo Airways officially opens three regular routes from Da Nang, Cam Ranh, Hanoi to Seoul under the witness of the Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Deputy Prime Minister of South Korea Nam Hong Ki. Accordingly, Bamboo Airways officially opens 03 direct flights to South Korea, inc...

Hanjin Group’s late Chairman Yang Ho Cho honored with Van Fleet Award

Hanjin Group’s late Chairman Yang Ho Cho honored with Van Fleet Award

Hanjin Group’s late Chairman Yang Ho Cho was awarded the 2019 Van Fleet Award for his contribution in strengthening ties between Korea and the U.S. The Van Fleet Award has been given annually since 1995 by the Korea Society, a nonprofit organization promoting Korea-US relations, to  to in...

SIA to take over SilkAir’s Busan services

SIA to take over SilkAir’s Busan services

Singapore Airlines (SIA)’s regional wing SilkAir will be transferring its services to Busan in South Korea to SIA. Taking effect from 28 October 2019, the transfer will enable SIA to boost seat capacity on the route by 76 per cent, to meet growing travel demand. Subject to regulatory approvals...

Korean Air to further reduce capacity into Japan

Korean Air to further reduce capacity into Japan

Korean Air said today that it will reduce more flights to Japan in the coming months due to weaker travel demand amid a trade dispute. Last month, the airline announced it was fully suspending services on the Busan-Osaka route on 16 September and flights on the Jeju-Narita and the Jeju-Osaka rou...

Finnair grows its Asian network as it adds Busan route

Finnair grows its Asian network as it adds Busan route

Finnair has continued to develop its Asian network as has added Busan in South Korea as a new route in summer 2020. The Helsinki-based carrier will be the first and only airline connecting Busan to Europe with a non-stop flight. In summer season 2020, Finnair will operate from Helsinki&n...

Korean Air launches four new routes, suspends Fiji connection

Korean Air launches four new routes, suspends Fiji connection

Korean Air will launch four new routes in the remaining part of the year - three in cities in China and one in the Philippines. The airline will also increase its frequency of the Incheon~Delhi and Incheon~Beijing routes to meet demand but will suspend the Incheon~Nadi (Fiji) operation. The ...

Etihad upgrades aircraft on three key Asian routes to meet soaring demand

Etihad upgrades aircraft on three key Asian routes to meet soaring demand

Etihad Airways has upgraded services on three key Asian routes this week introducing larger aircraft to meet growing demand. Flights between the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, and major two Chinese cities, Shanghai and Chengdu, have been upgraded with Boeing 787 Dreamliners, while the South Korean city...

Paris Air Show: Korean Air plans to add 30 new 787 Dreamliners to its fleet

Paris Air Show: Korean Air plans to add 30 new 787 Dreamliners to its fleet

Boeing, Korean Air and Air Lease Corporation today announced at the Paris Air Show the airline plans to add 30 new 787 Dreamliner aircraft to its fleet. The agreement includes a commitment to purchase 10 new 787-10s and 10 additional 787-9 airplanes valued at $6.3 billion at current list prices....

Multi-party partnership signed to promote connectivity between Singapore and Busan

Multi-party partnership signed to promote connectivity between Singapore and Busan

Changi Airport Group has signed a partnership with Busan Metropolitan City (BMC), Korea Airports Corporation (KAC), Eastar Jet, Jeju Air and SilkAir. The six-party memorandum of understanding (MOU) will jointly promote trade, business and tourism flows between Singapore and Busan. The MOU was ...

IATA: Slowing demand and rising costs squeeze airline profits

IATA: Slowing demand and rising costs squeeze airline profits

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit (from $35.5 billion forecast in December 2018). That is also a decline on 2018 net post-tax profits which IATA estimates at $30 billion (...

Korean Air takes delivery of its 200th Boeing aircraft

Korean Air takes delivery of its 200th Boeing aircraft

Korean Air took delivery of its 25th Boeing 777-300ER on 14 May - the 200th Boeing aircraft the airline has received since 1971. The first Boeing aircraft Korean Air received delivery of was the B707-3B5C. Out of the 200 aircraft from Boeing over 48 years, Korean Air currently operates a total o...

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