In an attempt to amid the tourism crisis, Korean Air offers “flights to nowhere” that overflyes Jeju Island, one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. The inauguration flight will be on February 27 and the government is planning to expand the offer so more people can live the experience.
South Korea’s biggest airline recently announced the new route that connects Incheon to the East Sea, Busan, Jeju Island and the Straits of Korea. According to the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Byeon Chang-heum, the special flight will last nearly two hours and the tickets will have a minimum price of US$200.
The Minister of Strategy and Finance, Hong Nam-ki, has also announced a plan to support the Duty Free shops on airports and on board with special offers to passengers. The initiative will give flight to nowhere users a voucher to spend in the store according to the category of ticket they have purchased.