South Korea MOLIT allocates 118 additional weekly frequencies on 30 new routes to China to LCCs

    South Korea‘s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) announced (02-May-2019) plans to allow LCCs to operate 118 additional weekly frequencies on 30 new routes to China and allocating 21 additional weekly frequencies on eight routes to full service airlines, following an expanded bilateral air services agreement between South Korea and China in Mar-2019. Korea and China agreed to increase the number of air routes between the countries from 57 to 66 and the number of weekly frequencies from 449 to 588. Additional distributions are as follows:

    • Passenger routes:
      • Seoul Incheon-Beijing Capital: Korean Air with additional four times weekly and Asiana Airlines with three;
      • Seoul Incheon-Beijing Daxing: JEJU air with four and T’way Air with three;
      • Seoul Incheon-Shanghai: Eastar Jet with seven;
      • Busan-Shanghai: Asiana with two;
      • Jeju-Beijing: JEJU air with seven;
      • Jeju-Shanghai: Eastar Jet with seven;
      • Daegu-Beijing: T’way Air with seven;
      • Daegu-Shanghai: T’way Air with three;
      • Seoul Incheon-Yanji: Asiana with one and JEJU air with six;
      • Seoul Incheon-Shenyang: T’way Air with seven;
      • Seoul Incheon-Shenzhen: Air Busan with six;
      • Seoul Incheon-Zhengzhou: Eastar Jet with four;
      • Seoul Incheon-Nanjing: Korean Air with four;
      • Seoul Incheon-Hangzhou: Korean Air with three;
      • Seoul Incheon-Harbin: JEJU air with three;
      • Seoul Incheon-Chengdu: Air Busan with three;
      • Seoul Incheon-Wuhan: T’way Air with three;
      • Seoul Incheon-Wenzhou: T’way Air with three;
      • Seoul Incheon-Zhangjiajjie: Korean Air with three and Air Seoul with three;
      • Seoul Incheon-Nantong: JEJU air with three;
      • Seoul Incheon-Ningbo: Air Busan with three;
      • Busan-Zhangjiajie: Air Busan with three and JEJU air with three;
      • Busan-Yanji: Air Busan with three and Eastar Jet with three;
      • Cheongju-Yanji: T’way Air with three;
      • Cheongju-Harbin: Eastar Jet with three;
      • Jeju-Xian: JEJU air with three;
      • Muan-Zhangjiajie: JEJU air with three;
      • Muan-Yanji: JEJU air with three;
      • Daegu-Zhangjiajie: T’way Air with three;
      • Daegu-Yanji: T’way Air with three;
    • Cargo routes:
      • Seoul Incheon-Xian: Korean Air with two and Asiana with two;
      • Seoul Incheon-Chengdu: Air Incheon with three.