the Largest airline of the Republic of Korea (Korean Air) in three weeks, will resume flights in almost two dozen international routes. This decision was made in connection with the opinion, that the peak of the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19 passed, and in Korea, the infection is almost defeated.
As noted in the statement, the carrier plans from June to resume flights on 19 routes, including Washington DC, Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto, Frankfurt, Singapore, Beijing and Kuala Lumpur. Currently, Korean Air operates 55 flights to 13 international destinations, and within three weeks 146 flights on 32 destinations. This step is a preparation for the expected growth of passenger traffic in connection with overcoming the peak of coronavirus.
however, the Korean carrier has no plans to resume flights to Russia. Before the advent of the coronavirus flights were made in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Irkutsk and Vladivostok.
Before the start of the pandemic, the company had 900 flights to 110 international destinations. An outbreak of infection had to be reduced more than 90 percent of routes, as a significant number of countries have closed their borders in a pandemic COVID-19.