Jin Air will launch regular flights to Yantai in Shandong Province, China from July 5, the company said on Wednesday. The route between Incheon and Yantai is the airline's 11th international flight.
The budget airline will operate a B737-800 with 183 seats on the route four times a week on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Jin Air is offering round-trip tickets from W99,000 (US$1=W1,173) to celebrate the launch. The airfare does not include a fuel surcharge or tax, both of which must be added. Tickets can be purchased at the airline’s website.
Jeju Air will also fly a new route between Incheon and Qingdao from June 22 to become the first of Korea's low-cost airlines to do so, the company said on Wednesday. To mark the start of the new route, the carrier is selling 20 round-trip tickets for W55,000 for each flight departing from June 22 to July 18.