Emirates serving Incheon again, Finnair restarting in July
Emirates restarted its Dubai-Incheon service last week.
From June 18, Emirates resumed flying the route with a B777-300ER aircraft. It will make the run three times a week, leaving the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:45 a.m. and returning from Korea on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 9:55 p.m.
In Dubai, foreigners are only allowed to transit until July 7.
Emirates added it will resume nine routes from Dubai starting later this month. The routes include services to Sialkot, Pakistan; Istanbul; Auckland, New Zealand and Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Finnair is delaying the introduction of a new Helsinki-Busan service.
The new route was scheduled to kick off in March, but was then pushed to July. The airline has decided to further delay the inauguration until March next year.
The route connecting Incheon and Helsinki is scheduled to resume in July. Finnair will fly Helsinki-Incheon Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and return Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, leaving Seoul at 10:20 a.m.
BY JIN MIN-JI [email@example.com]