Jeju Air, the low-cost airline based in Jeju City, the Republic of Korea, recently announced that it would open some new routes to some Southeast Asian destinations, including Viet Nam’s Da Nang to meet increasing travel demand during this winter.
It is scheduled that the airline’s new flights from Jeju International Airport to Viet Nam’s Da Nang, the Philippines’s Manila and Thailand’s Chiang Mai of Thailand will be operated between December 2017 and February 2018.
In addition, the carrier plans to open more flights from Cheongju International Airport to Thailand’s Bangkok, Taiwan’s Taipei and Mongolia’s Ulaanbaatar from 4 January to 25 February 2018.
A representative of Jeju Air said that the airline aims to increase its fleet from the current 31 to 39 by the end of next year. It will hire more 189-seat Boeing 737-800 planes to improve the quality of flights from Jeju Island to Southeast Asian countries.