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Korean Air to Resume Flights to São Paulo in Brazil

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Latest Travel News Wednesday, 26 March 2008

Korean Air is to resume flights from Incheon via Los Angeles to São Paulo, Brazil’s economic center on June 2, 2008. Korean Air will be the only airline providing nonstop service between Los Angeles and Brazil. With this direct service, the airline will strengthen its connection between Asia’s commercial hubs Seoul and South America.

“Korean Air’s flight between Incheon and São Paulo is a key route for people who want to conduct business in the world’s second largest city,” said Jong Eun Lee, Korean Air's regional vice president for the Americas. “We believe that Korean Air offers the best options for traveling to Asia, with this new service, we will reinforce our position as a global airline which provides much needed passenger and cargo services.”

Subject to government approval, KE061 will operate Monday-Wednesday-Friday flights between Incheon and São Paulo starting June 2, 2008 with Boeing 777-200 aircraft in a three-class configuration (first, business, and economy). Every seat will be equipped with Korean Air’s advanced audio-video on demand entertainment system.

The flight is tentatively scheduled to depart Incheon at 8:45pm and arrive in São Paulo at 11:00am the next morning. The return flight will leave Sao Paulo on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1:30pm and arrive Incheon at 5:50am Monday, Thursday and Saturday.

With this new passenger service to Sao Paulo, Korean Air will operate total of 13 destinations to the Americas.

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