10/07/2018

Around 4,000 Japanese and Korean tourists for up to 17 000 additional overnight hotel stays

- First passenger flights with ANA and JAL from Japan
- Restart of charter service from Korea with Korean Air

On Saturday, 30 June and 7 July, Japanese airlines ANA (All Nippon Airways) and JAL (Japan Airlines), launched a charter series from Japan to EuroAirport. Both airlines are flying into EuroAirport for the first time and are using wide-body Boeing B777-200ER and Boeing 787-800/900 for this operation. The new flights from Japan bring tourists bound for various tours in France, Switzerland and Germany. Like last summer, charter flights from Korea will take place again.

From 30 June to 4 August, Japanese airlines, ANA (All Nippon Airways) and JAL (Japan Airlines), are in offering commercial Saturday flights to EuroAirport for the very first time. Both airlines bring tourists to embark on guided round trips to France, Switzerland and Germany on behalf of Japanese tour operators.

Boeing B777-200ER and Boeing 787-800/900 Dreamliner aircraft are being used for these long-haul flights from Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Fukuoka. In addition to being the first flights by the two airlines to EuroAirport, they are also the first commercial flights coming to EuroAirport with these modern types of aircraft. The Boeing 787-800/900 is one of the latest generation of aircraft with exceptionally low emissions.

In addition to the charter flights from Japan and as in 2017, there will again be a charter series from Seoul (Korea) to EuroAirport this summer. Korean Air will be flying Korean tourists to EuroAirport bound for round trips in the area on behalf of the tour operator, Hanjin Travel. The charter flights from Japan and Korea will convey around 4,000 passengers and generate approximately 17,000 overnight stays at hotels.


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