Korean Air has announced today that it will launch new flight services from Incheon International Airport in Seoul to Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost prefecture, from May 5th, 2016 which will be the 16th destination in Japan for the carrier.
Korean Air will operate daily flights on Incheon-Okinawa route, utilizing Boeing’s B777-200 aircraft seating 248 passengers. Operating every day, flight KE735 will depart Seoul/Incheon at 15:35pm and arrive in Okinawa at 17:55pm the same day. The return flight KE736 will depart Okinawa at 19:05pm and returns to Seoul/Incheon at 21:35pm the same day.
The new Korean Air flights to Okinawa will bring convenient access to this southern region of Japan rich in touristic resources, including Shuri Castle, which is a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s also the place to discover the Nakagusuku castle ruins, incredible limestone caves and some of the world's most colorful coral reefs.
The addition of Okinawa to the route network brings to 16 the number of Japanese destinations served by the airline.