Korean Air to Launch Seoul - Boston Flights
in April 2019
Korean Air has unveiled plans to launch a
nonstop flights between Boston and Seoul on 12 April 2019 in
cooperation with joint venture partner, Delta Air Lines.
Boston flights, along with new
Minneapolis/St. Paul-Seoul service
that Delta is launching in 2019, are the first additions to the
joint venture’s Seoul-Incheon network since the two carriers
launched their partnership in May.
“By combining the schedules of Korean Air and
Delta, our customers are able to enjoy unparalleled travel
options,” said John Jackson, Korean Air’s managing vice president.
“Our joint venture is undeniably the strongest transpacific
partnership and provides both of our airlines with a solid
Customers can access 290
destinations on Delta in the Americas and 80 destinations in Asia
on Korean Air. This past January, Korean and Delta co-located to Incheon Terminal 2, making connections
between Asia and America some of the industry’s quickest.
“As a major gateway for high tech industries, Boston is the most
popular unserved point from Korea with rapidly growing demand to Asia,” Jackson
added. “The city, with its numerous
universities and colleges, is a growing New England hub attracting companies in fast-growing industries like IT, bio-technology,
healthcare, finance and pharmaceuticals.”
Boston-Seoul service will be operated on Korean Air’s new 787-9
Dreamliner aircraft featuring six First Class sleeper suites, 18
Prestige business class sleeper suites, and 245 seats in Economy
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