Korean Air to introduce direct flights to Da Nang
Korean Air is to launch direct flights between Incheon International Airport in Seoul and Da Nang, Vietnam starting from 19th January 2012 with two flights per week.
Korean Air’s new service to Da Nang, the airline’s third destination in Vietnam, will be operated by B737-800 aircraft with a total capacity of 145 seats. The flight will depart Seoul Incheon every Thursday and Sunday at 19:00 and will arrive in Da Nang at 22:10 on the same day. The return flight will depart Da Nang at 23:20 every Thursday and Sunday and will return to Seoul Incheon at 05:30 the next day. With the launch of this new route, Korean Air connects passengers from all destinations worldwide to Da Nang via Incheon International Airport, its award winning hub, whilst offering utmost comfort and ease during the journey.
Da Nang, Vietnam’s third largest city after Ho Chi Min (in the south) and Hanoi (in the north), is rich with cultural heritage and spectacular natural beauty. This popular tourist destination is also renowned for its luxury resorts and restaurants located on ‘Non Nuoc’ beach overlooking sandy beaches and the sea.
The city also has additional tourist attractions such as ‘Hue’, a former capital of Vietnam, and ‘Hoi An’, an ancient town - both of which are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Korean Air currently operates 18 flights a week between Seoul and Vietnam, including 7 flights per week service on the Incheon-Hanoi route and 11 flights per week service on the Incheon-Ho Chi Min route. With the addition of the Incheon-Da Nang route, Korean Air will now fly to Vietnam 20 times a week, covering the three largest cities in the North, South and Central areas.
This new route further demonstrates the airline’s continued commitment to passengers – offering an extensive global network with a wider range of options for each of its passengers, delivering true “Excellence in Flight”.