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Korean Air Increases Frequency to Americas and Southeast Asia

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Korean Air Increases Frequency to Americas and Southeast Asia

SEOUL, Korea (10 July, 2014) – Korean Air, South Korea’s flagship airline, has announced to increase frequency on its routes to Americas and Southeast Asia.

The carrier will strengthen its routes to the Americas and provide customers with widened flight options. From 24 July to 10 September, the current 17 times a week flights between Seoul/Incheon and Honolulu will be increased to 21 times a week (3 flights per day).

From 26 July to 24 August, the airline will also increase its flights on the Seoul/Incheon-Guam route from 7 times a week to 11 times a week in order to meet the increasing demand on this route. The additional flights will depart from Seoul/Incheon at 21:35 on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and arrive Guam at 03:15 the next day. The return flights will depart from Guam at 05:15 and arrive Incheon at 09:05. Additional flights to Guam will be operated by B737 seating 138 passengers.

Moreover, Korean Air will strengthen its reach into the Southeast Asia market by increasing its frequency. During the peak season starting from 23 July to 24 August, flights between Seoul/Incheon and Chiang Mai, Thailand will be increased from 4 times a week to 7 times a week. The flights on the Seoul/Incheon- Nha Trang, Vietnam will be increased from 2 times a week to 4 times a week from 19 July to 10 September and Seoul/Incheon – Kota Kinabalu route will also be increased from 2 times a week to 4 times a week from 28 July to 22 August.

In addition, commencing 28 July, Korean Air will operate daily flights on the Seoul/Incheon-Da Nang route with 3 additional flights. This will allow passengers from the Americas to have easier access to Da Nang, one of the major port cities in Vietnam.

Focused on providing a service that meets the ever-changing needs of its customers, Korean Air’s network is continuously expanding, 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 430 flights per day to 126 cities in 45 countries on six continents with a fleet of 156 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 is 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.

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Korean Air, established in 1969, is one of the world's top 20 airlines and carried more than 24 million passengers in 2012. Korean Air operates in excess of 200 flights per day to 125 cities in 45 countries on six continents with a fleet of 156 aircraft including eight A380s.

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