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U.K. Flight Ban Extended by 1 Week, Arrivals from Brazil Required to Prove Virus-free

U.K. Flight Ban Extended by 1 Week, Arrivals from Brazil Required to Prove Virus-free

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s health authorities said Tuesday that the ban on flights from Britain will be extended by one week again and arrivals from Brazil will have to prove that they are virus-free as the country stepped up measures against new coronavirus variants that are known to be more transmissible. [...]

S. Korea to Halt Flights from Britain Until Dec. 31 over New Virus Strain Woes

S. Korea to Halt Flights from Britain Until Dec. 31 over New Virus Strain Woes

SEOUL, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Wednesday it will suspend flights arriving from Britain until the end of this year over concerns about a new strain of the novel coronavirus. The country’s diplomatic missions in Britain will suspend issuing quarantine-waiver documents so as to place all arrivals from the European nation in [...]

T’way Air to Start Flights to Wuhan, First in 8 Months Since Virus Outbreak

T’way Air to Start Flights to Wuhan, First in 8 Months Since Virus Outbreak

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – T’way Air, a South Korean low-cost carrier, will begin flights to the Chinese city of Wuhan on Wednesday, marking the reopening of the air service to the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak after eight months, the transport ministry said Tuesday. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport approved T’way Air’s [...]

Korean Air to Halt More Flights to China amid Virus Woes

Korean Air to Halt More Flights to China amid Virus Woes

SEOUL, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean airlines are facing further challenges after the government imposed stricter entry restrictions to fight the spreading coronavirus outbreak. Korean Air Co., South Korea’s biggest airline and national flag carrier, said Monday it will temporarily suspend all flights on the Incheon-Beijing route from Saturday to April 25, leaving [...]