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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 [...]

Incheon Airport, Duty-Free Operators in Deadlock Over Rental Fees

Incheon Airport, Duty-Free Operators in Deadlock Over Rental Fees

SEOUL, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The operator of Incheon International Airport and small duty-free shop operators are at odds over rental fees for concessions at South Korea’s main gateway, industry sources said Thursday. The small and medium-sized operators of duty-free stores at the airport’s Terminal 1 have recently demanded the Incheon International Airport Corp. cut their rent by 37.5 percent, far above the 27.9 percent cut offered by the [...]

Incheon International Airport Cited for Most Delays Among Major Hubs: Report

Incheon International Airport Cited for Most Delays Among Major Hubs: Report

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) –South Korea’s main international gateway, Incheon International Airport, has been cited for having the worst on-time performance among major hub airports, a report showed Monday. According to the report by Flightstats Inc., a global flight information service provider, the airport located west of Seoul ranked 44th in terms of departure [...]

Incheon Airport to Offer Emergency Medical Services During PyeongChang Olympics

Incheon Airport to Offer Emergency Medical Services During PyeongChang Olympics

INCHEON, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwie) — Incheon Airport will provide emergency medical services during the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. According to the Incheon city government, medical staff from four local general hospitals including Gachon University Gil Hospital, Inha University Hospital, International St. Mary’s Hospital and Gumdan Top General Hospital will be dispatched to [...]

Airport Operator Unlikely to Accept Duty-free Operator’s Rent Cut Demand

Airport Operator Unlikely to Accept Duty-free Operator’s Rent Cut Demand

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The operator of Incheon International Airport is likely to snub calls from Lotte Duty Free, the country’s top duty-free operator, to adjust its rental fees, industry sources said Monday, amid the ongoing diplomatic row between Seoul and Beijing over the deployment of a U.S. missile system here. Last week, [...]

Duty-Free Shops at Incheon Airport Call for Rent Relief Amid Economic Slump

Duty-Free Shops at Incheon Airport Call for Rent Relief Amid Economic Slump

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Representatives of duty-free shops at Incheon Airport have called on the airport officials to consider dropping the price of rent temporarily amid China’s economic retaliation over the South Korean deployment of a THAAD anti-missile system, which has had a devastating impact on the local tourism industry. According to industry sources, [...]