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Airlines Sell In-flight Blankets and Pajamas for ‘First-Class’ Experience

Airlines Sell In-flight Blankets and Pajamas for ‘First-Class’ Experience

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean airlines are selling in-flight items for consumers to quench their thirst for travel. Top flag carrier Korean Air Lines Co. released a blanket for first-class seats last month priced at 48,000 won (US$41.50). Airlines normally don’t sell the blankets used by those travelling in first class. Some [...]

Airlines Set to Take Off for Overseas Vacation Spots as Vaccinations, Demand Increase

Airlines Set to Take Off for Overseas Vacation Spots as Vaccinations, Demand Increase

SEOUL, June 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean airlines are revving up their preparations to take off for Guam and other overseas tourist spots with vaccinated people as such destinations begin to welcome inoculated travelers without quarantine. To allow group tours of fully vaccinated Koreans to such holiday destinations, the South Korean government is in [...]

Airlines to Levy Fuel Surcharges on Int’l Routes in April After 1-year Hiatus

Airlines to Levy Fuel Surcharges on Int’l Routes in April After 1-year Hiatus

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean airlines will impose fuel surcharges on international routes next month after a one-year hiatus due to soaring jet fuel prices, industry sources said Tuesday. Starting April 1, the surcharge for one-way tickets on international routes will range from 3,600 won (US$3.2) to 24,000 won depending on routes, [...]

Airlines Team Up with IT and Duty-free Industry to Boost Sales

Airlines Team Up with IT and Duty-free Industry to Boost Sales

SEOUL, March 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean airlines struggling with the coronavirus pandemic are joining hands with IT firms, hotels, and duty-free stores in an attempt to boost revenue. Korean Air Lines Co. and Naver Corp. signed an agreement last month to enable ticketing and check-ins via Naver’s online portal. The South Korea’s biggest [...]