Korean Air has launched a direct flights from
Sri Lanka and the Maldives to Seoul Incheon.
Korean Airís new
three times weekly direct service flies from Male in the Maldives
to Colombo in Sri Lanka first, and then onto Seoul/Incheon in
The Male-Colombo-Seoul/Incheon flights operate every
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
Flight KE 474 departs from Male at 15:30 and
arrives in Colombo at 17:30; the flight then departs from Colombo
at 18:50 and arrives in Seoul/Incheon at 06:10 the next day.
The return flight, KE473 departs Seoul/Incheon at 22:40 and
arrives in Colombo at 04:10 the next day. The flight then continues its journey departing from Colombo at 05:40, arriving in
Male at 06:40 the same day.
Korean Airís new
Male-Colombo-Seoul/Incheon route is operated with an Airbus
330-300, seating 276 passengers and equipped with Korean Airís
First Class has six Sleeper Seats - the 180 degree
full-flat beds with an 83-inch pitch and a 21-inch width.
(Business) Class has 18 full-flat Prestige Sleeper Seats with a
78~80-inch pitch and extra-large seat partitions.
Passengers in all classes can enjoy the new AVOD
(Audio and Video on Demand) system that offers upgraded inflight
entertainment with high resolution and a high processing speed
which ensures quick passenger access to entertainment services.
Mr. Chang Hoon Chi, the President and COO of Korean
Air, said, ďIt is a great pleasure for me to announce that Korean
Air has restarted its service to Sri Lanka and has also extended
the route so that it now flies to the Maldives. I hope that Korean Airís new service to Colombo and Male will pave the way for an
increased exchange in passenger traffic between the nations and
create economic benefits between Korea and countries in the Indian
Ocean, including with Sri Lanka and the Maldives.Ē
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