Korean Air is to launch nonstop flights between
Houstonís George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Incheon
International Airport in Seoul, on 2 May 2014.
Korean Air will
operate the flights from the Terminal D facility at Bush
Intercontinental Airport (at 10:40 am) every Monday, Wednesday,
Friday and Saturday, using Boeing 777-200 aircraft.
ďWeíre very bullish on the Americas,Ē said John
Jackson, the airlineís vice president of marketing for North and
South America. ďHouston is the fifth largest metro area in the
U.S. with a very strong travel market to Asia. Weíve decided to
earn our fair share of the market with a highly competitive
product and service thatís hard to beat.Ē
Mayor Annise Parker, added, ďHoustonís dynamic economy and diverse
population continue to strengthen its position on the world stage
... This new non-stop
flight to Seoul is an excellent example of Houstonís enhanced
status as a gateway city and key player in the global
Houston represents Korean Airís 14th
gateway in the Americas. Others include Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas,
Honolulu, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Sao
Paulo, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver and Washington, D. C..
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