Besides partnering with many Michelin star chefs like many carriers dothe airline regularly invites a chef to join a flight to personally introduce a new menu to passengers in Business and First. A few years ago, Air France also toured with a food truck around Manhattan handing out free samples of its inflight meals to the public. The offer runs from 9 to 15 December and each day 10 menus are made available via Foodora.
In the s, it became apparent that Gimpo International Airport could not cope with the increase in air traffic. To reduce the load on Gimpo International Airport, the government decided to build a new airport.
Finally the area chosen was Incheon.
Completion was initially scheduled for but delayed due to the economic crisis. On 15 Novemberthe Airbus A landed at the airport as part of the first leg of its certification trip. To further upgrade service, Incheon and major Korean logistics firm Hanjin Corporation parent company of Korean Air agreed on January 10, to build Yeongjong Medical Centre, which was completed in This hospital serves nearby residents and some of the 30, medical tourists who come to Korea annually.
The airport serves as a hub for international civilian air transportation and cargo traffic in East Asia.
Inthe Incheon International Airport was the fifth busiest airport in the world and third in Asia by cargo traffic, and 19th in the world and eighth in Asia by passenger traffic.
Inthe airport served a total of 57, passengers. The airport opened for business in early to replace the older Gimpo International Airport, which now serves mostly domestic destinations plus shuttle flights to alternate airports in ChinaJapanand Taiwan. Construction phases[ edit ] Future expansion plans for Incheon International Airport The airport was originally planned to be built in three phases, incrementally increasing airport capacity as the demand grew.
This was changed, however, to four phases after the airport was opened. This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. September Learn how and when to remove this template message In Phase 1, the airport had a capacity of 30 million passengers annually, and a cargo capacity of 1.
Phase 2[ edit ] Phase 2 construction began inand was originally expected to be completed in December However, in an attempt to have the airport ready for the Beijing Olympicswhich took place in Augustthe schedule was modified, and Phase 2 construction was completed on 20 June The second passenger terminal was constructed in the northern field of the airport, and its existing cargo terminal and other infrastructures were expanded.
The terminals are connected to each other by the underground "Starline" train. Also, a Landside Connecting system Bus shuttle is used for airport employees and departing passengers who don't come to the right terminal.
After completion, Incheon International Airport is able to handle 62 million passengers and 5. Construction began in and was completed in The terminal opened on January 18th The airport also signed an agreement to build a resort called "Inspire" which includes 6-star hotels, theme parks, and a casino.
Upon completion, the airport will have two passenger terminals, four satellite concourses, gates, and five parallel runways one exclusively for cargo flights. The airport is projected to be transformed into one of the ten busiest airports in the world by This section needs additional citations for verification.
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A: Malaysia Airlines, American Airlines and Japan Airlines fly regularly between this route. Q: Are there regular non-stop flights on this route or do I have to book an itinerary with stops? A: There are 1 daily non-stop flights between Vancouver and Tokyo, as well as 50 weekly non-stop flights.
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