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Incheon Airport Draws Fire for Plastic Surgery Clinic in New Terminal

Incheon Airport Draws Fire for Plastic Surgery Clinic in New Terminal

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, is taking flak from local medical bodies for its plan to establish a cosmetic and plastic surgery clinic at the transfer desk of its second passenger terminal to be opened in next January, a lawmaker said Tuesday. Rep. Kang Hoon-sik of the ruling [...]

Lotte Duty Free Eyes Pullout from Incheon Airport

Lotte Duty Free Eyes Pullout from Incheon Airport

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Lotte Duty Free, South Korea’s top duty-free operator, is considering withdrawing from Incheon International Airport, a company source said Monday, as the local duty-free industry is struggling to cope with the impact of a diplomatic row between Seoul and Beijing over the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system [...]

Incheon Airport to Introduce Helper Robots Next Month

Incheon Airport to Introduce Helper Robots Next Month

SEOUL, June 20 (Yonhap) – Incheon International Airport is introducing robots next month which could soon help customers find check-in counters and move luggage, and will also be capable of serving food at restaurants. According to Incheon Airport officials on Monday, five guide robots and another five for cleaning will be trialed from next month, [...]

Foreigners Being Scammed by Taxis on the Decline

Foreigners Being Scammed by Taxis on the Decline

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) – The overcharging of foreigners by taxi drivers in the Seoul metropolitan area appears to be tapering off, the municipal government said Tuesday, citing the results of its continued crackdowns. According to the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the average taxi fare paid by foreign visitors for trips from Incheon International Airport, [...]

Incheon Airport Sees Record Number of Daily Passengers

Incheon Airport Sees Record Number of Daily Passengers

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Incheon International Airport, South Korea’s main gateway, saw its record number of daily passengers renewed this week, airport officials said Monday, with a large number of spring vacation travelers.  The number of passengers arriving at and departing from the airport reached 200,868 on Sunday, the highest daily tally since [...]

Holiday Rush Begins

Holiday Rush Begins

INCHEON, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – This year’s Korean Lunar New Year falls on January 28.  Although the official holiday begins on Friday for a four-day weekend until Monday next week, Incheon International Airport, South Korea’s main air travel hub, is already booming with departing travelers.  The airport expects roughly 416,700 individuals to depart from [...]