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Incheon Airport Co.’s Hiring Plan Provokes Public Outcry over Fairness

Incheon Airport Co.’s Hiring Plan Provokes Public Outcry over Fairness

SEOUL, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — A decision by Incheon International Airport Co. to give full employment status to temporary workers has stirred up a furious debate about a level playing field and angered some for what they called reverse discrimination. Earlier this week, the public company, one of the country’s most coveted among jobseekers, [...]

Hyundai Motor to Build Hydrogen Bus Chargers at Incheon Int’l Airport

Hyundai Motor to Build Hydrogen Bus Chargers at Incheon Int’l Airport

SEOUL, May 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. said Tuesday it will build charging facilities for hydrogen buses at Incheon International Airport, the country’s main gateway, by March 2021. Hyundai Motor will also provide hydrogen buses to the Incheon airport, and French company Air Liquide SA, the world’s biggest supplier of industrial gases, will [...]

Lotte, Shilla Surrender Incheon Airport Duty-free Biz amid Coronavirus Woes

Lotte, Shilla Surrender Incheon Airport Duty-free Biz amid Coronavirus Woes

SEOUL, April 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s two leading duty free operators have decided to give up their bids to operate stores at Incheon International Airport as the novel coronavirus has devastated business at the transportation hub, industry sources said Wednesday. The move by Hotel Lotte and Hotel Shilla comes as the business environment [...]

S. Korea to Cut Rental Fees for Virus-hit Airport Shops

S. Korea to Cut Rental Fees for Virus-hit Airport Shops

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s airport authorities said Wednesday they will reduce rental fees by up to 50 percent for airport duty-free shops hit hard by the spread of coronavirus outbreak. Incheon International Airport Corp., the operator of Incheon International Airport, said it will cut rental fees for duty-free shops, banks, restaurants [...]

Incheon Airport Goes into ‘Emergency Mode’ as COVID-19 Causes Drop in Users

Incheon Airport Goes into ‘Emergency Mode’ as COVID-19 Causes Drop in Users

SEOUL, March 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Incheon International Airport, South Korea’s main air hub, went into “emergency mode” as the number of users nosedived amid the novel coronavirus outbreak that has spread around the world, the operator said Thursday. The operator of the airport located in Incheon, 60 kilometers west of Seoul, said it is [...]

S. Korea to Build Innovative Coronavirus Testing Centers

S. Korea to Build Innovative Coronavirus Testing Centers

SEOUL, March 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea plans to set up alternative forms of coronavirus testing centers at major locations including Incheon International Airport. Various forms of testing centers, including walk-through centers, will be installed at the airport, a government official said. Normally, each testing center is capable of collecting test samples from two [...]

No. of Passengers at Incheon Airport Dips to Record Low

No. of Passengers at Incheon Airport Dips to Record Low

SEOUL, March 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The daily number of passengers traveling through Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, fell to an all-time low this week, its operator said Wednesday, amid the worldwide spread of the coronavirus outbreak and relevant travel restrictions imposed by many countries. Incheon International Airport Corp. said only 9,316 passengers — [...]

Passengers to Undergo Temperature Checks at Incheon Airport

Passengers to Undergo Temperature Checks at Incheon Airport

SEOUL, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will conduct pre-boarding temperature checks on all outbound passengers at the country’s main gateway starting next week to prevent the new coronavirus from spreading further, the transport ministry said Thursday. The Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC), the operator of the Incheon International Airport, will conduct passenger temperature [...]

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 [...]