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South Korean epidemic slows down, Korean Air reopens 19 international routes in June

South Korean epidemic slows down, Korean Air reopens 19 international routes in June


"Yonhap" reported that South Korea's largest airline "Korean Airlines" said that it is currently planning to resume 19 international routes on June 1, including Washington, DC, Seattle, Vancouver, Singapore, Beijing, etc., in response to the loosening of entry restrictions by countries Travel needs.

Korean Air currently provides only 55 flights per week on 13 international routes, which is a significant decrease from the 900 flights on 110 international routes before the new crown epidemic.

Affected by the epidemic, 70% of Korean Air ’s 20,000 employees have paid leave for six months starting this Thursday. The company has sold non-core assets to ensure operating costs.

After the epidemic has greatly eased, the South Korean government has announced that it will relax social distance restrictions from Wednesday, and gradually resume student school and business operations.

In addition, the new season of Korean professional baseball kicks off on Tuesday, and football and golf will soon restart the game in international attention.

South Korea ’s Central Epidemic Prevention Headquarters pointed out that as of Wednesday, there have been 2 new confirmed cases of overseas infections, and there have been no local cases for 3 consecutive days.

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