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Published on Monday, August 9, 2021

New Korea startup Air Premia planning US flights






 


New Korean airline startup Air Premia is set to take to the skies this week for the first time.


It will launch its maiden flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Korean island destination Jeju - one of the world's busiest leisure routes.


The airline will fly twice daily until the end of October using its only plane, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.


The airline had originally planned to focus on international routes with a planned launch in late 2020 but the global pandemic disrupted those plans.


It still plans to be an international carrier and hopes to launch flights to Singapore,Thailand and Vietnam in 2022.


Last week it also filed an application for a foreign air carrier permit to fly to the US.


It is targeting launch of a Seoul to Los Angeles route by mid-2022.


It has an agreement to lease two more Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.

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