SEOUL, Korea (3 July, 2014)– Korean Air, South Korea’s flagship airline, has increased frequency on its routes to China starting from July. The number of flights on Korean Air’s six China routes will be increased to 15 times in total.
From 8 July, the current 11 flights a week between Seoul/Incheon and Beijing will be increased to 14 times a week. The additional flights will depart from Seoul/Incheon at 23:55 on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and arrive Beijing at 01:05 the next day. The return flights will depart from Beijing at 02:30 and arrive Seoul at 05:35.
From 9 July, Korean Air will also increase its flights on the Incheon-Guangzhou route from 4 times a week to 7 times a week. The additional flights will depart from Seoul/Incheon at 21:35 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and arrive Guangzhou at 00:05 the next day. The return flights will depart from Guangzhou at 01:15 and arrive Seoul at 05:40.
The flight on Incheon-Yanji routes will be increased to 7 times a week starting 8 July. And the carrier will increase its frequency to five times a week on Incheon-Wuhan route from 26 July and Incheon- Mudanjiang routes from 5 July.
Commencing 1 August, Korean Air will also operate daily flights on the Incheon-Shenzhen route with 3 additional flights.
Focusing on providing services to satisfy the ever-changing needs of its customers, Korean Air is continuously expanding its network, allowing passengers to enjoy more options and greater flexibility when traveling.
About Korean Air
Korean Air, established in 1969, is one of the world’s top 20 airlines and carried more than 23 million passengers in 2013. Korean Air operates in excess of 200 flights per day to 126 cities in 45 countries on six continents with a fleet of 154 aircraft including nine A380s.
With its modern aircraft and over 20,000 professional employees, Korean Air offers customers safety, convenience and comfort. Korean Air’s award-winning offerings of Korean and Western meals and state-of-the-art inflight entertainment system provide passengers with a memorable inflight experience.
The airline serves six continents with more than 430 flights a day and is also a founding member of the Sky Team airline alliance which together with its 20 members, offers its 569 million annual passengers a worldwide system of more than 15,000 daily flights covering 1,064 destinations in 178 countries.
Korean Air introduced the double-decker A380 aircraft to its fleet in 2011 and made the interior more spacious than any other airline, with just 407 seats spread across three classes, with the top deck dedicated to ‘Prestige’ business class. The design also features the world’s first onboard ‘Duty Free Showcase’ and three bars and lounges.
More on Korean Air’s programs, routes, frequencies and partners is available at www.koreanair.com.