South Korea

Region: Asia: North East Asia


South Korea has an extensive route network operated by the national airline Korean Air as well as other airlines. Incheon International Airport (ICN) is the largest airport in South Korea and the primary airport serving Seoul. ICN is the main hub for Korean Air, Asiana Airlines and Polar Air Cargo, and widely serviced by international carriers.  Korean Air was founded by the government in the early 1960’s to replace Korean National Airlines and has been privately owned since the late 60’s. The Korea Transportation Safety Authority (KOTSA) is the transportation safety authority of the government of South Korea – which is responsible for air traffic safety and standards. 

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