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Incheon Airport to Step Up Quarantine over Wuhan Virus During Lunar New Year Holiday

Incheon Airport to Step Up Quarantine over Wuhan Virus During Lunar New Year Holiday

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The operator of Incheon airport, South Korea’s main gateway, said Wednesday it will take preventive measures against a new coronavirus from China as more than 1 million travelers are expected to use the airport during the Lunar New Year holiday starting this week. Incheon International Airport Corp. put the [...]

Incheon Int’l Airport’s Annual Passengers Top 70 mln for First Time

Incheon Int’l Airport’s Annual Passengers Top 70 mln for First Time

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The annual number of passengers using Incheon International Airport, the gateway to Seoul, topped 70 million for the first time last year, its operator said Thursday. According to Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC), a record 71.17 million passengers used Incheon International Airport in 2019, marking an increase of 4.3 [...]

Incheon Airport Plant Clinic Brings Landscaping to Life

Incheon Airport Plant Clinic Brings Landscaping to Life

SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Incheon International Airport is famous for its spectacular landscaping, made possible through the efforts of devoted experts at a dedicated plant clinic. Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC), the operator of Incheon International Airport, said 1.3 billion won (US$1.1 million) is spent each year for landscaping, which is equivalent to [...]

Incheon Airport to Invest 4.2 tln Won in Expansion, Upgrades by 2023

Incheon Airport to Invest 4.2 tln Won in Expansion, Upgrades by 2023

SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Incheon International Airport Corp. said Thursday it will invest 4.2 trillion won (US$3.7 billion) to build a fourth runway and expand facilities by 2023. The airport began operations in 2001 and opened its second terminal in January to meet rapid air passenger growth. It currently handles 72 million travelers [...]

Chinese National Tries to Exit Korea After Illegal Entry at Incheon Airport

Chinese National Tries to Exit Korea After Illegal Entry at Incheon Airport

SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A Chinese national who was waiting for a connecting flight out of Incheon International Airport was apprehended after sneaking past immigration and then getting cold feet. According to immigration officials, the Chinese national who arrived in Incheon from Qingdao, China jumped over an immigration counter that was one meter [...]

Incheon Airport Introduces “AIRSTAR,” Passenger Aiding Robot

Incheon Airport Introduces “AIRSTAR,” Passenger Aiding Robot

SEOUL, Jul. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Incheon International Airport opened a new era of “smart airports” by introducing “AIRSTAR,” a second-generation robot that can help airline passengers navigate the airport during a trial demonstration that took place yesterday in the third-floor departures hall. During the demonstration, AIRSTAR was seen leading passengers to their airline’s check-in [...]

Survey of Tourists’ Top Buys in Airport Duty Free Shops

Survey of Tourists’ Top Buys in Airport Duty Free Shops

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Red ginseng was the most popular product among Chinese shoppers at Korea’s airport duty-free shops, according to a survey by Shinsegae Duty Free’s Incheon Airport branch. In addition, Japanese visitors favored dried laver products, while Southeast Asian tourists said they liked “Honey Butter Almond” products the most. According to [...]