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S. Korea airlines eye expanded routes to China to meet business demand
South Korea is seeking to increase the number of flights to China to 10 a week, to resume flights on three more routes on top of the four it already serves to meet travel demand from businessmen.
Korean Air Lines Co., Jeju Air Co. Asiana Airlines Inc., and have operated one flight a week, respectively, o,n the routes from Incheon to Shenyang, Weihai, and Changchun amid the pandemic.
This July, Korean Air, Asiana, Jin Air Co., and Air Busan Co. are targetting resumption of services on routes to Guangzhou, Nanjing, Xian, and Shenzhen.
Seoul has been in consultation with its Chinese counterpart, which limited each airline to one flight per week since March, to increase the number of flights.
South Korea has two full-service carriers in Korean Air and Asiana Airlines alongside seven budget carriers consisting of Jeju Air, Air Busan, Air Seoul Inc., Jin Air, Eastar Jet, Fly Gangwon, and T'way.