Asiana Airlines said Thursday it expects the number of passengers flying to Saipan on its planes under "travel bubble" rules will surpass a thousand.
Korea’s first travel bubble-flight takes off on Saturday, with Asiana Airlines 623 leaving Incheon at 9:00 a.m. and arriving at Saipan at 2:30 p.m.
Jeju Air is operating temporary flights to the Philippines next week to transport Korean residents and students living in the Southeast Asian country.
Becoming a flight attendant in Korea is extremely difficult. Now it’s well-nigh impossible.
Asiana Airlines on Wednesday cancelled the rest of its no-landing international flights scheduled for this month due to the resurgence of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Jeju Air will receive 32.1 billion won ($29.49 million) of state funds tagged for the support of core industries, including airlines, Korea Development Bank (KDB) said Thursday.
Korean airlines are introducing special tourist flights around the country, hoping to both drum up business and find a use for planes that have been sat on the tarmac since the Covid-19 pandemic brought the aviation industry to a standstill.
Eastar Jet's pilots union kicked off a hunger strike Wednesday to protest the budget airline’s laying off of more than 600 employees.
Embattled Eastar Jet said Monday it will reduce its workforce by more than half as part of efforts to find a new investor after Jeju Air scrapped its plan to acquire the smaller budget carrier amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Jeju Air, Korea's biggest low-cost carrier, on Tuesday announced a revised second-quarter earnings report, which showed the company posted larger net losses than initially estimated due to the unsuccessful acquisition of debt-ridden Eastar Jet.