Korean Jeju Air opens new flight to Hanoi

(VOV) -To meet the increased demand of inbound and outbound tourists between Vietnam and Korea, Jeju Air has announced the opening of a new daily route connecting Incheon and Noi Bai International Airport.

The new route will depart Noi Bai International Airport for Incheon daily leaving at 2.25pm using Boeing 737-800 aircraft from December 18, an airline spokesperson says.

The airline is all bells, steam and whistle promoting both traditional and new destinations while the airline is opening up new routes to bring in more tourists and meet the increased demands of business, the spokesperson said.

Jeju Air is a low cost airline based out of Jeju City, the Republic of Korea, offering scheduled domestic services between Jeju and the Republic of Korean mainland out of Jeju International Airport or Gimpo International Airport, Seoul.

The airline, owned by Aekyung Group (81.7%) and the Jeju Provincial Government (4.54%), began operations on June 2, 2006. On July 11, 2008, Jeju Air made its first international flight.

In 2011, the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam, the Ministry of Transport and Korean Air signed an agreement, allowing Jeju to conduct its first international flights to Vietnam.