SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea said Thursday that it has agreed, in principle, with France to increase the number of weekly passenger flights between Incheon and Paris to 14 from the current 12.
The deal was reached in a meeting of aviation officials between the two countries in Paris earlier this week, according to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
Still, the ministry said the exact timing of increased flights between the two cities are set to be decided in follow-up talks scheduled for next March.
The two sides also agreed to allow Korean Air Lines Co. to operate cargo flights two times a week until March.
Paris is the one of the most popular destinations for South Korean tourists.
A total of 580,114 people used the Incheon-Paris route in 2015, compared with 487,321 in 2013, according to the ministry.