7/11/2016: Low-Cost Airline Air Seoul Commences Operations

DALLAS – Today in Aviation, South Korean low-cost carrier (LCC) Air Seoul (RS) commenced operations in 2016. 

A four-times daily domestic link from Seoul’s Gimpo International (GMP) bound for Jeju International Airport (CJU) became the airline’s inaugural route.

Despite holding a minority shareholding in LCC, Air Busan (BX), South Korea’s second-largest carrier, Asiana Airlines (OZ), had previously ignored the growing presence of LCC’s at its Seoul hub. 

The carrier’s main base is Incheon International Airport (ICN), where this A321 is pictured. Photo: hyolee2CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Common

Growing Competition

In April 2015, OZ announced it would establish read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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