Celebrating the launch on 20 July of two new routes from Seoul Incheon with flowers are the flight and cabin crew of Jeju Air. The LCC now serves 21 destinations across 10 countries non-stop from Seoul Incheon, up from 15 last summer.
- Jeju Air on 20 July added two new destinations from its base at Seoul Incheon (ICN). First off it began daily flights on the 3,658-kilometre route to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) in Malaysia. This route is already served by Asiana Airlines (nine weekly flights) as well as Eastar Jet and Jin Air who both operate daily flights. On the same day the LCC began daily flights on the much shorter 1,419-kilometre route to Sapporo Chitose (CTS) in Japan. This route also has existing incumbents, namely Korean Air (operating 13 weekly flights) as well as Asiana Airlines, Jin Air and t’way air all operating daily flights. Both new routes will be served by the airline’s 737-800s, of which it now has 25. These two new destinations brings to 21 the number of routes served by Jeju Air from Seoul Incheon, spread across 10 different countries. Of these 21 routes, 11 are served daily, seven are served twice-daily, while Tokyo Narita has the honour of being served with three flights per day. See how Kota Kinabalu Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.