Celebrating the launch of t’way air’s new route from Seoul Incheon to Wenzhou on 17 May were: Goh Hyuk, Service Director, t’way air; Cha Hyung Tae, CEO, Dongboair; Jeong Hong Geun, CEO, t’way air; Kim Hyung Shin, Airline Marketing Team Director, IIAC; Choi Soo Young, Sales Director, t’way air; and Moon Young Jong, Station Manager, t’way air, as well as the flight and cabin crew of the inaugural flight. The new thrice-weekly service to Wenzhou will face competition from Air China, which only launched the route itself on 27 April of this year.
- t’way air on 17 May added Wenzhou (WNZ) in China to its network with the introduction of thrice-weekly flights on the 1,184-kilometre route from Seoul Incheon (ICN). The route is already flown by Air China which has been operating a thrice-weekly service since 27 April. t’way air will serve the route using its 737-800s, of which it currently has 14. According to the airline’s booking tool, t’way air offers flights from Seoul Incheon to four destinations in China (the others being Jinan, Qingdao and Sanya), as well as Macau, and also operates a Daegu-Shanghai service. In 2015, Wenzhou Longwan International Airport handled 7.36 million passengers, making it China’s 33rd busiest airport.