Asiana Airlines said Thursday it expects the number of passengers flying to Saipan on its planes under "travel bubble" rules will surpass a thousand.
Asiana Airlines’ ongoing donation campaign to Unicef Korea surpassed 15 billion won ($13 million).
Airlines are encouraging customers to use their rewards points by expanding the types of goods and services that can be bought with the unused mileage.
Asiana Airlines reported a 63.4 billion won ($55.1 million) net profit in the second quarter, down 45.4 percent.
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.
Korean Air Lines reached agreement with the Korea Development Bank (KDB) on how it will integrate Asiana Airlines into its operations.
Korean Air Lines won the Airline of the Year Award from Air Transport World (ATW), a publication covering the global air transportation industry.
Asiana Airlines is resuming flights to Saipan next month with a once-a-week service to the island.
Asiana Airlines continued to lose money in the first quarter, but at a sharply reduced rate.
Park Sam-koo, a former Kumho Asiana Group Chairman, was arrested Thursday on charges of embezzlement for unfair connected-party transactions among group companies.