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No. of Passengers at Incheon Airport Dips to Record Low

No. of Passengers at Incheon Airport Dips to Record Low

SEOUL, March 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The daily number of passengers traveling through Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, fell to an all-time low this week, its operator said Wednesday, amid the worldwide spread of the coronavirus outbreak and relevant travel restrictions imposed by many countries. Incheon International Airport Corp. said only 9,316 passengers — [...]

Changwon Bars Access to Cherry Blossom Sites amid Coronavirus Concerns

Changwon Bars Access to Cherry Blossom Sites amid Coronavirus Concerns

CHANGWON, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) – The southeastern city of Changwon on Monday barred public access to major cherry blossom-viewing sites to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Late last month the city government canceled its annual Jinhae Gunhangje Festival, one of South Korea’s largest cherry blossom events, scheduled to open this Friday. In a [...]

Majority of Single Men and Women Willing to Travel, Spend Time Alone

Majority of Single Men and Women Willing to Travel, Spend Time Alone

SEOUL, March 19 (Korea Bizwire) — With the increase in single-person households, traveling alone is becoming a new trend, prompting travel companies to creating new custom packages for single-person households. Then, how do unmarried men and women perceive traveling alone? According to a survey of 345 single men and women conducted by matchmaking agency DUO, [...]

Passengers to Undergo Temperature Checks at Incheon Airport

Passengers to Undergo Temperature Checks at Incheon Airport

SEOUL, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will conduct pre-boarding temperature checks on all outbound passengers at the country’s main gateway starting next week to prevent the new coronavirus from spreading further, the transport ministry said Thursday. The Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC), the operator of the Incheon International Airport, will conduct passenger temperature [...]