Changi Airport Singapore air connectivity to Incheon South Korea will be boosted by 4 budget airlines - T'way Air, Scoot, Jeju Air and Air Premia this summer, making Changi Airport the second most connected to South Korea among airports across the globe.
T’way Air, South Korean low-cost carrier started its inaugural flights in Singapore with a twice weekly service to Seoul Incheon Airport on Airbus 330-300 offering 12 Business class and 335 economy class from 29 May.
Air Premia, a hybrid airline which commenced Passenger Aircraft Carrying Cargo (PACC) operations in Changi Airport since December 2021, will operate a thrice weekly passenger service with Boeing 787-9 offering 56 premium economy and 256 economy seats from 29 June, to Seoul.
Seoul city beckons with majestic Palaces -Gyeongbokgung, Changdeokgung and Gyeonghuigung, National Palace Museum of Korea, National Folk Museum, Seoul Namsan Tower, City of Kpop like BTS and Black Pink and K dramas Crash Landing on You and The Golbin. Visit Nami Island and Gyeonggi-do to discover scenic hidden trails.
Jeju Air Co., South Korea's largest low-cost carrier, is the sole operator on the Singapore-Busan route, flying twice weekly with Boeing 737-800 offering 12 New Class (premium economy) seats and 162 economy to Gimhae International Airport from 25 June.
Busan is South Korea second largest city and is local Koreans favourite for Spring cherry blossoms and Summer spectacular seaside beaches holidays.
Visit Busan Gamcheon Cultural Village known as Machu Picchu of Busan, Busan Tower, Skywalks of Busan - Oryukdo, Songdo, and Cheongsapo, Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge, Haedong Yonggung Temple next to beautiful coastline nearby Haeundae Beach and snack on the No. 1 Korean Fishcake Samjin Eomuk or visit Jagalchi Market, the largest seafood market in Korea, where you can feast on the freshest live seafood selection and enjoyed with soju and makgeolli.
Scoot Airlines added its second destination to South Korea, flying the brand new Scoot Airbus A321neo single aisle aircraft with 236 economy seats to Jeju International Airport, thrice weekly.
Visit Jeju Ollie trails and UNESCO World Heritages - Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak, Manjang Caves, Jusangjeoli Hexagon Lava Cliff, Haenyeo Female Diver Show and Museum. Trek up magnificent Mount Halla, Jeongbang Waterfalls, Cheonjeyeon Waterfall, Cheonjiyeon Waterfall, Oedolgae Rock and Hallim Park.
Stroll along endless sandy beach like Gwangchigi, Hyupjae, Gumneung, Hado and Saehwa beach or soak in Korean cultural Seongeup Folk Village and scenic O’sulloc Green tea field.
Asiana Airlines (5x to 7x weekly), Korean Air (7x to 10x weekly) and Singapore Airlines (7x to 11x weekly) also added additional services to Seoul, offering a total of 42 weekly services to Busan, Jeju and Seoul from Singapore Changi Airport.
Mr Lim Ching Kiat, Changi Airport Group’s Managing Director of Air Hub Development said, “South Korea has always been among the top travel destinations for Singaporeans. With these new flight options, Singapore residents now have more choice to explore the different cities in Korea. At the same time, we can look forward to welcoming more South Korean tourists to Singapore. In terms of seat capacity, Changi Airport is the second most connected to South Korea among airports worldwide, we continue to work with our airline and travel partners to promote travel between the two countries.”
As at 1 May 2022, 83 airlines operate over 2,900 weekly scheduled flights at Changi Airport, connecting Singapore to some 124 cities in 46 countries and territories worldwide.