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British Airways to resume Seoul service

British Airways from 2nd December will be resuming service to Seoul, South Korea, after over a 14 year hiatus. The airline will initially operate six times weekly on the route on board Boeing 777-200ER aircraft. The route will operate out of London Heathrow and in to Seoul Incheon. Schedule: BA017 LHR 1300 – 0855+1 ICN […]

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British Airways to resume Seoul service

British Airways from 2nd December will be resuming service to Seoul, South Korea, after over a 14 year hiatus. The airline will initially operate six times weekly on the route on board Boeing 777-200ER aircraft. The route will operate out of London Heathrow and in to Seoul Incheon. Schedule: BA017 LHR 1300 – 0855+1 ICN […]

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Korean Air expands into East Africa with Nairobi link

Korean Air, from 21st June 2012, launches nonstop service on the Seoul Incheon – Nairobi route; making it the rapidly expanding airline’s first Eastern African destination. The route will operate thrice weekly on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Schedule: KE959 ICN 2230 – 0530+1 NBO 332 246 KE960 NBO 1030 – 0450+1 ICN 332 357 With […]

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Korean Air to launch flights to London Gatwick

 Korean Air has made the surprising decision to launch a flight to London Gatwick, to complement with its present daily flights from Seoul Incheon to London Heathrow.  The airline will be launching three weekly flights to London Gatwick, effective IATA Northern Summer season of 2012 (27th March 2012, London departure on the 28th). The flight, […]

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Where Could Korean Air Fly With the CSeries?

 At the 2011 Paris Air Show, Korean Air placed an order for 30 Bombardier CS300 aircraft. The aircraft has a planned range of 2,200nm and could significantly help Korean penetrate its regional markets with an aggressive frequency based operation. Here’s an interesting map depicting to where could Korean Air fly with the CS300s.  The range […]

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Seoul Gimpo – Beijing flights begin on 1 July

 The governments of South Korea and China agreed in May 2011 to transfer some of Seoul Incheon Airport’s Beijing flights to the Seoul Gimpo airport. These flights have now been loaded on the GDS by the respective carriers. Per the agreement, Air China, Asiana Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Korean Air each will transfer one […]

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Korean Air to operate A380 to Paris

Korean Air has uploaded to GDS, the schedule for its planned Airbus A380 service to Paris. This will make Paris the airline’s first European destination to receive A380 service. The airline begins A380 service to Paris on 26th September, initially operating thrice weekly. The rest of the days of the week will be operated with […]

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Alitalia to launch Abu Dhabi, Delhi, Johannesburg and Seoul in 2012-13

 Alitalia has stated that it plans to launch services to Abu Dhabi and Seoul in 2012, and to add Delhi and Johannesburg in 2013. This will complement its planned Beijing and Rio De Janeiro services this year.  The airline has likely opted to operate Delhi – Rome, opposed to Mumbai – Rome due to the […]

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Routes of The Week 9 – 15 January

Welcome to this week’s Routes of The Week feature – your weekly route news update. Let’s see which route activities have airlines had this week. Air France from 27 Mar launches four weekly service to Tripoli onboard A320. Service increases to five weekly from 4 Jun. Aer Lingus from 27 Mar launches daily Shannon – London […]

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