Lao Airlines launches two routes from Vientiane to South Korea
Lao Airlines entered the market from Laos to South Korea with two routes from the Laotian capital of Vientiane (VTE). On 21 December, the airline commenced services to Seoul Incheon (ICN), while two days later flights to Busan (PUS) in the south-east of South Korea were launched. Thrice-weekly departures to each destination are all operated with the airline’s A320s. While South Korea’s Jin Air operates four-weekly schedule on the 3,200-kilometre route from Vientiane to Seoul Incheaon, there is no competition in the market to Busan.