From January 10, 2009 Japan Airlines (JAL) will start operating flights between Kansai International Airport, Osaka and Gimpo International
Airport in Seoul. The airline will start operating a daily service on the new route using a
Boeing 767 aircraft.
also start codesharing from December 1, 2008 on Korean Air Lines (KAL) operated
daily flights between the two
airports. On the route between Kansai and Incheon (Seoul) airports, JAL will also reduce the number of flights it operates from 21 to 14 flights
At present, JAL including Korean Air Lines codeshares serves South Korea on 14 routes with a total of 241 round-trip flights per week, linking
Seoul, Busan and Jeju Island to 8 cities in Japan. From January 10, 2009 this will have increased to 15 routes with a total of 248 round-trip flights
JAL and Korean Air Lines first started codesharing in August 2004 with flights between Seoul and the regional Japanese cities of Komatsu,
Niigata and Sapporo.
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