Recently, Air India has announced that it will start direct flights from Delhi to Seoul from 19 September. The flights will operate four days a week via Boeing 787-7, which has a capacity of 256 passengers. As of now, Air India was operating a one-stop flight from Delhi to Seoul via Hong Kong.
Air India and Korea Tourism Organization announced the flight at a joint event in Delhi. Meenakshi Malik, executive director of commercial operations at Air India said, “There is a huge potential for a direct flight between Seoul and India that needed to be tapped. It will stimulate both passenger and cargo loads.”
The Delhi – Seoul flight operated by Air India will be the most competitive one connecting Delhi with Incheon in the shortest time of 6 hours. She also added that the direct flight is in line with the Look East Policy of the government. It will drive more tourism and leisure travel between the two countries over and above the existing business travel demand.
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