Global Traveler’s Readers Have Voted Incheon Best Airport In The World For Five Consecutive Years. What Makes Incheon The Best?
First, I’d like to extend my sincere gratitude to your readers for voting us the best once again. Incheon Airport strives to offer services beyond the conventional values of speed, convenience and safety. It is one of the most beautiful and sophisticated airports in the world, a place where visitors can witness Korea’s traditional culture, art and spirit. I believe that our effort to add “value and heart-touching elements” makes the airport more than just a simple terminal for travelers; it is what makes Incheon the best in the world.
Incheon Airport Celebrates Its 10Th Anniversary In 2011. What New Developments Will Travelers Experience In The Next 10 Years?
Since opening, Incheon has developed its own color and delivered differentiated values to its customers, turning the airport into the world’s best in a remarkably short history. We’ve set a new global standard in airport safety and security by recording 80,000 non-stop operation hours without a single disaster event since opening in 2001.
Aviation liberalization is expected to bring about limitless competition over the next 10 years. Against this backdrop, we developed our mid-term management strategy called “Global IIAC 2015.” For the next 10 years, we will strive to create an airport to a new paradigm which will allow people from all around the world to freely engage in business, leisure and shopping activities at Air City. We also plan to construct the second terminal and expand facilities in anticipation of growing demand.
Incheon Airport Has Integrated Its Duty-Free Shops Into “Airport Avenue.” What Services Target Shoppers?
Airstar Avenue seeks to become a best-in-class complex for premium shopping and cultural activities. At the world’s third-largest duty-free shop in sales, shoppers can take the full benefit of joint promotions and big sales by different brands, giveaways and other perks, as well as shopping services. At the most convenient locations are areas for resting and enjoying new varieties of eye-catching culture and art programs year-round.
Why Should North American Travelers Choose Incheon Airport As Their Hub In Asia?
Incheon Airport sits at the center of the Pacific Ocean route connecting North America and Asia; and its neighbor, China, has the highest economic growth potential in the world. With Asiana Airlines, Korean Air and others, Incheon connects to 33 cities in China and 29 cities in Japan, offering the most convenient and well-linked air routes in Southeast Asia. Additionally, joint marketing with various carriers enables more convenient flight schedules, especially for passengers arriving at Incheon at night who plan to transit to another city in the morning.
TAP Air Portugal is adding 15 new weekly flights from the United States and Canada by summer 2020, a new record for the carrier of 71 weekly flights between North America and Portugal.
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CONSIDERING THAT JUST A LITTLE more than a century ago — 1910, to be exact — Miami’s population was only about 5,400 people, it’s easy to see why this South Florida hot spot has long been considered a boomtown. And the evolution continues to impress as the city gears up to welcome an array of new services, amenities and experiences.
Thessaloniki is the second-largest city of Greece and the most important center of the area. Built near the sea, elegant and refined, the Greek “Lady of the North” is a modern, vivacious city that welcomes visitors eager to learn about its history and culture, and at the same time have fun, relax, go shopping or simply explore the cityscape by the sea.
Ethiopian Airlines added a daily non-stop between Brussels (BRU) and Addis Ababa (ADD). The carrier previously made stopovers in Vienna (VIE) three days a week, increasing the journey time from seven hours to nine.
United Airlines announces a number of new routes.
Last month, British Airways announced plans to offset carbon emissions from all its flights within the United Kingdom. The initiative begins next year and carbon emissions are offset via the United Nations’ carbon offsetting scheme, which invests in carbon reduction projects around the world, such as reforestation and rainforest protection.