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June 5 (TravelAndy): In a bid to meet the rising travel demand, Vietjet is increasing its operation frequency on the Hanoi – Incheon route to 14 return flights a week. The increase will come into effect starting August 2, 2017.
Beginning July 21, 2017, the Hanoi – Taipei route will also enjoy a frequency of 11 round trips per week with flights available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
In line with the announcement, Vietjet is offering 800,000 promotional tickets priced from USD0 in a three-day promotion which runs from June 6-8, 2017, under its ongoing promotional campaign “Free summer, Fly for free”. Continue reading Vietjet to fly 14 Hanoi-Incheon return flights a week
December 2 (TravelAndy): Korean Air has started a direct route between Seoul, the capital of South Korea and New Delhi, the capital of India, from December 1, 2016.
The flight will operate five days a week on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
The flight will depart Delhi at 19.30 and reach Seoul at 5.50, the next day. On its return, the flight will leave Seoul at 12.45 and arrive in Delhi at 18.20, said the airline. Continue reading Korean Air starts Delhi-Seoul direct flight
October 27 (TravelAndy): South Korea has recently put restrictions on Vietnamese travel agencies offering budget tours to the country at a price lower than VND12 million, said reports.
July 8 (TravelAndy): South Korea based Asiana Airline’s new low cost wing Air Seoul is slated to begin commercial operations from July 11.
After receiving the government sanction, Air Seoul announced its first flight from Gimpo International Airport to Jejudo Island in South Korea. It is scheduled to operate four flights a week.
The airline is expected to start it’s international operations from October, 2016, subjected to a few aviation approvals.
This is Asiana Airline’s second low cost carrier, the existing one being Air Busan.
May 7 (TravelAndy): To boost tourism between South Korea and Taiwan, South Korean low-cost airline Jeju Air has launched daily flights between Incheon International Airport and Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport.
According to reports, Jeju Air executive director Lee Seok-joo said that Taiwan was becoming a growing industry for tourism, which is a lucrative area for budget airlines. Continue reading Jeju Air starts daily South Korea-Taiwan flights
June 21 (TravelAndy): The outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is likely to have an effect on the travel industry in the Middle-East, apart from South Korea, China and Thailand.
According to latest reports, 169 people in South Korea and one person in China have been affected by the disease. Twenty-four patients have died.
While China and some other countries have increased vigil at their border and entry points, India is expected to make a statement on the situation shortly. Continue reading MERS worry for travel industry