Airlines to be required to tell passengers not to open doors midflight
Airline operators in Korea will be required to warn passengers against indiscriminately opening aircraft emergency exits, the government said Tuesday, following a recent mid-flight plane door opening incident.
Korean Air cancels, delays flights amid Israel-Hamas war
Korean Air cancels flights from Incheon to Tel Aviv due to the conflict between Israel and Hamas. The airline also delayed Monday's return flight in order to help Korean nationals leave Israel.
Korean Air expands major routes as pandemic hiatus finally eases
Korean Air is expanding routes for its winter schedule that will take travelers to more cities in Vietnam, Japan and China.
Court rejects arrest warrant request for DP chief
In his decision to dismiss the arrest warrant request against Lee early Wednesday, Judge Yoo Chang-hoon said that prosecutors appeared to lack direct evidence of Lee being involved in several high-profile development scandals.
Korea-China air travel takes off as group tourists return
Air travel between Korea and China exceeded 900,000 passengers in August, the highest since February 2020, as China reopened group tourism. However, Korean domestic airlines have been cautious about restoring routes compared to Chinese airlines.
Korean Air serves coffee with glass shard to passenger, report says
A 0.5-centimeter long, 0.1-centimeter thick piece of glass was found in an iced coffee drink served as part of an in-flight meal on a Korean Air flight heading to Incheon International Airport from Guangzhou, China, on Sep. 1, Yonhap reported Sunday.
Eastar Jet resumes international flights after challenging hiatus
Debt-ridden Korean budget carrier Eastar Jet resumed international flights on Saturday after a hiatus of 3 years and 6 months.
North Koreans begin heading home after entry ban lifted
North Korea has lifted an entry ban imposed on its overseas nationals at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, state media reported Sunday.
North Korean flight lands in Russia for first post-Covid foray
A commercial flight operated by North Korean state-owned flag carrier landed at Vladivostok International Airport in Russia Friday for the first time in over three and a half years.
First North Korean international flight lands in Beijing since Covid-19
North Korea has been gradually easing its border restrictions, particularly in light of recent visits by Chinese and Russian government officials, including Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, to attend a military parade.