Korean Air Launches Daily Busan Da Nang Flight Service
Korean Air has launched a direct flight between Busan, Korea, and Da Nang, Vietnam. Korean Air held an event to celebrate the inaugural flight from Busan to Da Nang on 29 October at Da Nang International Airport.
The Busan-Da Nang service will depart once a day, with the 159-seater Boeing 737-900. The Busan-Da Nang flight, KE465, will depart Gimhae International Airport at 09:25 PM, arriving at Da Nang at 12:20 AM the next day. KE466, the return flight, will leave Da Nang at 02:45 AM and arrive at Gimhae at 08:30 AM.
Located on the Southeastern part of South Korea, Busan is the second largest city in the country. The major port city is best known for its beaches, mountains and temples. Da Nang is a major commercial port in Central Vietnam that has become a popular tourist destination among Koreans, with its warm temperatures that average 23 degrees in winter.
Korean Air now operates 12 international flights from Busan, and the Busan-Da Nang route is the second regular service to Southeast Asia, along with the Busan-Bangkok route.
About Korean Air
Korean Air, established in 1969, is one of the world’s top 20 airlines carrying more than 26 million passengers in 2017. The airline operates over 460 flights per day to 125 cities in 44 countries on six continents; it has a modern fleet of 175 aircraft and employs over 20,000 professional employees. Korean Air’s core business includes passenger, cargo, aerospace, catering and in-flight sales. The airline’s main hub is at the newly-opened Incheon (ICN) International Airport Terminal 2.
Korean Air is a founding member of the Sky Team airline alliance, which together with its 20 members annually welcomes 730 million passengers worldwide, on more than 16,609 daily flights, covering 1,074 destinations in 177 countries. The airline recently launched a joint venture partnership with Delta Air Lines in the trans-Pacific market.
In 2019 Korean Air will celebrate its 50th anniversary. With a vision to be a respected leader in the world airline community, Korean Air is dedicated to providing excellence in flight.