South Korea MOLIT approves proposal to permit 70 additional frequencies per week on China services

    South Korea‘s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) approved (15-Mar-2019) a proposal to permit 70 additional frequencies per week on services connecting South Korea and mainland China. The approval increases the number of passenger services permitted per week from 548 to 608 and the number of freight services from 44 to 54. MOLIT stated 14 additional weekly frequencies were allocated for Seoul Incheon-Beijing services, reflecting the planned commissioning of Beijing Daxing International Airport in Sep-2019, while seven additional weekly frequencies were allocated for Seoul Incheon-Shanghai and Busan-Shanghai services. Airlines will be permitted to operate services connecting six regional airports in South Korea, including Daegu Airport, Cheongju Airport and Yangyang International Airport, to 41 regional airports in China, in addition to services connecting major hub airports