Korean Air to Launch New Seoul-Houston Service

By Jesse Sokolow on 5 February 2014
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A Korean Air Airbus A380 at JFK

A Korean Air Airbus A380

Korean Air announced it will launch new nonstop service between Incheon International Airport in Seoul and Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport on May 2.  The service will operate four times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Flights between the two cities will operate using Boeing 777-200 aircraft.  Korean’s 777-200s are equipped with 8 lie flat seats in first class, 28 seats in prestige, and, depending on the aircraft’s configuration, either 212 or 225 seats in economy class.

Houston will become the airline’s second destination in Texas, after Dallas/Fort Worth.  The city will also be the carrier’s 11th destination in the U.S.

Korean Air is the national flag carrier of South Korea.  The airline has its international hub at Incheon International Airport.

(Photo: Accura Media Group)

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