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Korean Air is resuming services to Tianjin, China. It is one of multiple Korean carriers slowly resuming flights to China. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Korean Air Resumes Flights to Tianjin, China

Korean Air will be resuming passenger flights to Tianjin in neighboring northeast China after five months of service suspension. Flights between Incheon International Airport and Tianjin were suspended in early February due to the COVID-19 outbreak in China. According to Korean Air, flights will run every two weeks on Tuesdays during July and August. Frequencies will increase to once a week beginning in September. With the resumption, the Skyteam carrier will operate three routes from South Korea to mainland China,…

Taiwan Sees Flight Suspensions Amid Pandemic

Despite having one of the lowest COVID-19 infection rates in the world, significantly less than neighboring China-adjacent countries such as South Korea and Japan, Taiwan is not immune to the number of flight suspensions plaguing the world. More airlines are suspending flights serving Taiwan as travel demand plummets and governments…

Ireland’s Asian Expansion Could Extend Dublin Airport

Since Emirates started in Dublin back in 2012, the eastern network from Ireland has only grown. Qatar Airways commenced operations to the Irish capital in 2016, Etihad increased schedules to Abu Dhabi and this year, both China's Hainan Airlines and Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific are starting services to the Far…

How Some Asian Airlines Play “The Name Game”

This is part six of “The Name Game” series. For earlier parts, check out Part One,  Part Two, Part Three, Part Four and Part Five covering other major regions around the world.  No two aircraft are alike, and while every carrier can showcase this fact by slapping a registration number on the…