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S. Korea Opens Arrival Duty-free Shops, Eyes Upping Purchase Limit

S. Korea Opens Arrival Duty-free Shops, Eyes Upping Purchase Limit

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea launched its first on-arrival duty-free shops on Friday, with the government planning to ease the purchase limit at departure stores and to provide better tax benefits for travelers. Three arrival duty-free shops opened at Incheon International Airport, with two of them located in Terminal 1 and the [...]

Arrival Duty-free Shops to Open in S. Korea Later This Month

Arrival Duty-free Shops to Open in S. Korea Later This Month

SEOUL, May 8 (Korea Bizwire) – The Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC) said Wednesday that arrival duty-free shops, the first of their kind in the country, will open later this month. The airport operator said two arrival duty-free shops will start operations in Terminal 1 and one in Terminal 2 on May 31. The duty-free [...]

Incheon Airport to Provide Transportation Services to Vulnerable Groups

Incheon Airport to Provide Transportation Services to Vulnerable Groups

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Incheon International Airport Corp. announced on Tuesday that it plans to make improvements to facilities and services designed to help disabled persons, seniors, and pregnant women get around the airport. The airport will first introduce vehicles to transport passengers to the departure and duty-free zones. The pick-up service will [...]

Outbound Tourists Can Get Int’l Driver’s Licenses at Incheon Airport

Outbound Tourists Can Get Int’l Driver’s Licenses at Incheon Airport

SEOUL, Jul. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean outbound tourists are now able to obtain their international driver’s licenses at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, police said Monday. The National Police Agency opened an international driver’s license issuance desk at the departure gate of the airport’s First Terminal on the third floor on the [...]

Seoul Withdraws Financial Support for Int’l Taxis Averaging 0.9 Fare Per Day

Seoul Withdraws Financial Support for Int’l Taxis Averaging 0.9 Fare Per Day

SEOUL, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Nine years and 8.6 billion won in funding later, Seoul is stepping back from an international taxi initiative that was founded in 2009 to provide tourists with taxis with English-, Japanese- and Chinese-speaking drivers. In the past nine years of their existence, each international taxi has averaged less than [...]

Incheon Airport’s 2nd Terminal Eases Processing Lines

Incheon Airport’s 2nd Terminal Eases Processing Lines

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Incheon International Airport’s newly opened second terminal is helping facilitate passenger processing at South Korea’s main international gateway, the facility’s operator said Sunday. Since opening to the public Jan. 18, the passenger terminal that is used by Korean Air Lines Co. and planes of the SkyTeam Airline Alliance handled [...]

“I’m Late Card” at Incheon’s New Airport Terminal Gets Lost Travelers Back on Track

“I’m Late Card” at Incheon’s New Airport Terminal Gets Lost Travelers Back on Track

YEONGJONG, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Staff at Incheon International Airport’s new second terminal are aware of the inevitability of lost travelers running late, a logistical dilemma exacerbated when these tardy individuals are stuck in a brand new passenger terminal with no clue as to how to get to their flight. To alleviate these problems [...]