Alitalia’s Rome Fiumicino to Seoul Incheon
Alitalia commences flights between Rome Fiumicino and Seoul Incheon, marked by a ceremonial ribbon-cutting in South Korean capital. The 8,961-kilometre sector will be flown in competition with Korean Air.
Ariodante Valeri, CCO of Alitalia, and Fausto Palombelli, EVP Aviation Marketing, Rome Fiumicino, cut both the cake and the ribbon before the inaugural flight departed for Seoul.
- Alitalia launches its latest destination from Rome Fiumicino (FCO) on 4 June to Seoul Incheon (ICN). The new 8,961-kilometre sector will operate thrice-weekly using the airline’s A330-200s. The service will face direct competition from Korean Air, who also operate thrice-weekly on the city pair. From 30 June, further competition on the sector will come in the form of Asiana Airlines, who also plan to operate thrice-weekly services according to OAG Schedules Analyser data.