KOTA KINABALU: Air Seoul became the sixth Korean airlines to begin Seoul-Incheon flights to the Sabah State capital.
Its inaugural flight into Kota Kinabalu International Airport Tuesday night was direct from Incheon, Korea.
Air Seoul will be operating 1 flight daily connecting Incheon – Kota Kinabalu via Airbus A321-200 series, capable of accommodating 195 passengers and 6 crew.
The other Korean airlines include Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jeju Air and Jin Air.
In addition, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia also has flights to South Korea from KKIA.
Sabah Tourism was at hand to provide a welcome garlanding to the first passengers of Air Seoul.
Chairman of Sabah Tourism Board, Datuk Joniston Bangkuai, Gordon C. Yapp, the General Manager, and Sunif Naiman, Senior Airport Manager MAB, were at KKIA to welcome Yang Ji-Wook, Regional Station Manager – Air Seoul, and Cho Jin-Man, Vice President, Business Division – Air Seoul).