Korean Air has unveiled plans to launch a direct scheduled service between Seoul, South
Korea and Zagreb, the capital of Croatia on 1 September 2018.
Korean Air will commence the direct
service thrice weekly with flights operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays,
The flight from Seoul/Incheon to
Zagreb (flight number KE919) will depart Seoul/Incheon at 11:05
and arrive in Zagreb at 15:45 the same day.
On the return from
Zagreb to Seoul/Incheon, KE920 will depart from Zagreb at
17:20 and arrive in Seoul/Incheon at 11:30 the next day.
Airís new Seoul/Incheon-Zagreb route will be operated with an
Airbus 330-200, seating 218 passengers.
has operated charter flights from Seoul to Zagreb since 2010, and
the number of Korean visitors to Croatia have steadily risen every
year. A Korean TV travel program featuring Croatia and first shown
in 2013, is considered influential in first inspiring leisure
travelers to the Eastern European country.
in Northwest of Croatia, Zagreb is the capital and the largest
city of Croatia. It has rich history and culture dating back to
Roman times. The other prominent tourist destinations are
Dubrovnik, which is an UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and Trogir, a
historic town and harbor on the Adriatic coast. In addition, Plitvice Lakes National Park is world-famous for one of the oldest
and largest national park in Croatia with 16 lakes and 90
With the addition of the new route,
Korean Air will operate international flights to 111 cities in 43