Asiana Launches Flights to Mongolian Capital

      July 11, 2019 10:46

      Asiana on Wednesday launched flights between Incheon and Ulaanbaatar, ending Korean Air's three-decade monopoly on the lucrative route.

      It will operate three flights a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

      Asiana Airlines CEO Hang Chang-soo (center) poses with staff at the launch of flights to Ulaanbaatar at Incheon International Airport on Tuesday. /Courtesy of Asiana Airlines

      In February, Asiana won the rights to the additional flights distributed by the government under a new agreement with Mongolia.

      The Mongolian capital is home to 45 percent of the county's population.

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