Korean Air strengthens its offer in China and Japan

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The airline company KoreanAir takes over several connections to China and Japan, in particular to Shanghai, Wuhan, Weihai, Fukuoka And Nagoyaafter an interruption of more than three years linked to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Based at the airport of Seoul-Inchonthe national carrier of South Korea relaunched on July 19, 2023 five flights a week to the airport of Changsha-Huanghuathe resumption of lines towards Wuhan-Tianhe And Weihai-Daishuibo being scheduled for September 24 and 27 respectively.

From September 27, Korean Air will also resume at Busan-Gimhae its links to Fukuoka And Nagoya-Centrair, with two and one daily rotations operated by Boeing 737-900ER with 173 passengers (8+165). “With the resumption of these routes from Busan, Korean Air seeks to further support the South Korean government’s bid for the 2030 World Expo in Busan,” said its statement.

More generally, the alliance company SkyTeam announces the return of its capabilities on international routes to 82% of 2019 levels, before the health crisis, “which indicates a significant recovery in capacity”. Several destinations have benefited from frequency increases, particularly in North America where Korean Air has increased from 5 to 7 weekly rotations to Chicago O’Harefrom 4 to 5 verses Dallas-Fort Worthand from 7 to 8 verses san francisco.

In Europe, the airline has increased the frequency of flights on the Incheon-Frankfurt (5 to 7 times a week), and on the Incheon-Milano (3 to 4 times a week). Not mentioned, the airport of Paris CDG should keep its eight flights a week.

Korean Air is also increasing the number of weekly flights on its routes to Ulaanbaatar, Sapporo And bali. It “will continue to restore its network and capacity, and will offer varied schedules to meet the demand of international passengers”.

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