Hawaii is hot as an overseas travel destination… The sky road is also ‘busy’ – Travel News


Korean Air to resume flights 3 times a week from November 3
Hawaiian Airlines to add once a week from January to February next year

Korean Air A330 (left) and Hawaiian Airlines A330 (right) scheduled to be put into operation on Hawaii routes this winter / Provided by each company

The route to Hawaii this winter is hot. The sky road in Hawaii, which has been quiet for nearly two years due to Corona 19, is expected to be crowded.

Korean Air will resume operations on the Incheon-Honolulu route three times a week from November 3rd. It has been one year and seven months since the flight was suspended on April 3 last year. The departure flight (KE053) departs Incheon International Airport at 8:35 pm on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays and arrives at Honolulu Airport in Hawaii at 10:00 am on the same day. The return flight (KE054) is scheduled to depart Honolulu at 11:40 am on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays and arrive at Incheon International Airport at 5:45 pm the next day.

Hawaiian Airlines, which has been operating the Incheon-Honolulu route since November last year despite the pandemic, decided to increase the number of flights. From January 21st to February 16th next year, the number of flights will be increased from 3 times a week to 4 times a week, and it is focused on the Lunar New Year holiday period.

Hawaii is one of the popular travel destinations ahead of the With Corona era. As reservations and inquiries increase, airlines have also decided to increase supply. Although it has not yet reached the level of demand and supply as before COVID-19, it has great significance in that the industry has begun to expand supply. Korean Air said, “The number of domestic travelers to Hawaii is showing a continuous increase, expanding from 200 in January to 1,000 a month recently.” did,” he explained. Hawaiian Airlines also added, “The demand for domestic travelers to Hawaii is expected to increase rapidly.”

Meanwhile, travelers visiting Hawaii are exempt from mandatory quarantine after entering Hawaii if they test negative for COVID-19 at a designated institution that has signed an agreement with the Hawaii health authorities under the ‘Visitor Pre-Inspection Program’.

By Son Go-eun, staff reporter [email protected]

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