Korean Air to Resume Service From Seoul Incheon to Komatsu and Aomori in Japan
Updated: Nov 14
Korean Air will resume service from Seoul Incheon to Komatsu and Aomori in Japan starting December 2023 and January 2024, respectively. With the resumed services, the carrier will fully restore their pre-pandemic Japan network.
On Thursday (November 9, 2023), Korean Air announced the resumption of service to Komatsu and Aomori in Japan from December 2023, and January 2024, respectively, thereby fully restoring their Japan network to pre-pandemic levels. Both routes will operate thrice weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The Seoul Incheon-Komatsu route will restart on December 28th, with flights departing Seoul at 7:35 and arriving in Komatsu at 9:20, while the return flight departs Komatsu at 11:15 and touches down at Seoul Incheon at 13:25. Korean Air will relaunch the Seoul Incheon to Aomori route on January 20, 2024. Flights will depart Incheon at 10:30 and arrive in Aomori at 12:50, while the return flights depart Aomori at 13:55 and land at Seoul Incheon at 16:55 (all times local).
Located in Ishikawa Prefecture, Komatsu provides convenient access to the renowned Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, a popular destination for mountain lovers. The city is also renowned for its heavy winter snowfall, ideal for winter sports enthusiasts, as well as traditional Japanese crafts such as pottery and lacquerware, with a heritage dating back to the 17th century.
Aomori is known as ‘Japan’s hidden gem’, and offers a stunning, picturesque natural landscape. The city features UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the Shirakami Mountains and the Sanriku Fukko National Park. Visitors to Aomori can also enjoy cultural festivals, relaxing hot springs, and local produce such as Aori apples.
With the resumed services, Korean Air’s Japan network from Seoul-Incheon will serve 12 destinations, including Tokyo Narita, Tokyo Haneda, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Sapporo, Niigata, Okayama, Kagoshima, Okinawa, Komatsu and Aomori.
Source: Korean Air