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Korean Air Introduces New Service Enabling Passengers to Check Luggage Location

Korean Air Introduces New Service Enabling Passengers to Check Luggage Location

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean Air Lines Co., the country’s top flag carrier, launched a new notification service on Monday for all international passengers departing from Incheon International Airport enabling them to check that their luggage is safely loaded onto the aircraft. Passengers can use a Korean Air mobile app to see if [...]

Jeju Airport Sharing Know-how of Walk-thru Procedures with the World

Jeju Airport Sharing Know-how of Walk-thru Procedures with the World

JEJU, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The operation of the Jeju International Airport’s walk-thru testing center, which is being operated to prevent the inflow of new coronavirus cases, is being shared with cities around the world. The Jeju provincial government said Thursday it will regularly post its own COVID-19 response policy on the United Cities [...]

New Regulations Facilitate Airport Security Checks for Companion Animals

New Regulations Facilitate Airport Security Checks for Companion Animals

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) – In the future, passengers will be able to go through security checks with their pets in their arms if they want to. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Tuesday it will establish and implement an “airport security enforcement plan” to enhance airport security and minimize inconvenience to [...]

Over 600 Quarantine Officials Fighting Coronavirus at Incheon Airport

Over 600 Quarantine Officials Fighting Coronavirus at Incheon Airport

INCHEON, Feb. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Wednesday deployed over 600 quarantine officials at Incheon International Airport, the nation’s top airport west of Seoul, struggling to maintain effective defense against the spiraling coronavirus outbreak on the second day of the enforcement of an entry ban for non-Korean travelers from China’s Hubei Province. According [...]

Court Rules in Favor of Airport-stranded Angolan Family Seeking Refugee Status

Court Rules in Favor of Airport-stranded Angolan Family Seeking Refugee Status

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Overturning a lower court decision, a Seoul appellate court on Friday ruled in favor of an Angolan family stranded at the country’s main airport while applying for refugee status in the country after fleeing persecution in their homeland. The Seoul High Court ordered immigration officials to grant the family [...]

Incheon Airport to Test AI-based Identification at Security Checkpoints

Incheon Airport to Test AI-based Identification at Security Checkpoints

SEOUL, Jul. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Incheon International Airport will begin test-running an artificial intelligence (AI)-based X-ray identification system in September to strengthen counterterrorism efforts. The government finalized the initiative along with a new counterterrorism action plan for the next six months on Monday at Central Government Complex in Seoul. The government, on top of the new [...]