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Hotel Shilla Wins License for Duty-Free Shop at Jeju Airport

Hotel Shilla Wins License for Duty-Free Shop at Jeju Airport

SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Hotel Shilla Co. won the right to operate a duty-free shop at an airport on South Korea’s southern resort island of Jeju, customs officials said Wednesday, amid growing hopes for the return of Chinese tourists. The operator of Shilla Duty Free was tapped to operate the outlet at Jeju International Airport for five years, beating its domestic rivals Lotte Duty Free and Shinsegae DF, according to [...]

South Korean Retail Giants Apply for Duty-Free License in Jeju Airport

South Korean Retail Giants Apply for Duty-Free License in Jeju Airport

SEOUL, Nov. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s three leading retailers have submitted their bids to run a duty-free business at an airport on the country’s resort island of Jeju, its operator said Monday, amid signs that Chinese tourists may return in force. Lotte Duty Free, Shilla Duty Free and Shinsegae DF applied to operate a duty-free store at Jeju International Airport, according to Korea Airports Corp. (KAC). The [...]

Chaos at Jeju Airport Caused by Unreasonable Countermeasures of Low-Cost Airlines

Chaos at Jeju Airport Caused by Unreasonable Countermeasures of Low-Cost Airlines

JEJU, Jan.27 (Korea Bizwire) – Passengers were held ‘hostage’ at the Jeju airport as low-cost airlines were failing in efficiently boarding passengers on their flights. The lines in front of the low-cost airline counters were not getting any shorter. The chaos was created when low-cost airlines gave out waiting number tickets to the passengers randomly [...]

Jeju Airport in Full Operation to Transport Passengers

Jeju Airport in Full Operation to Transport Passengers

JEJU, Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Jeju International Airport on South Korea’s southernmost resort island operated hundreds of flights overnight, carrying some 23,900 people off the island after passengers had been grounded by heavy snowfall for over 40 hours, the government said Tuesday. The Jeju Regional Office of Aviation said a total of 355 flights [...]