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Jeju Air to launch six new China routes this month

Aug 13,2019
Jeju Air said Monday it will begin services on six new routes to China this month to offset lower demand to Japan.

Jeju Air plans to offer flights between three domestic airports - Incheon, Busan and Muan - and Chinese cities, such as Harbin, Yanji, Nantong and Zhangjiajie, from Tuesday through Aug. 22, the company said in a statement.

The move came as Jeju Air and other Korean airlines have suspended services or plan to further reduce the number of flights on some Japanese routes as demand has been on the wane after Japan implemented export restrictions of some key materials to Korea.

Jeju Air said last week it plans to reduce flights on “less-profitable” routes to Japan though the particular routes have yet to be decided.