POSTED: February 9th 2015
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Sports Travel: Korean Air now adding direct routes to Rome and Milan from Seoul Incheon Airport

The direct flights begin February 25th / Korean Air
The direct flights begin February 25th / Korean Air

MARISSA FLANDERS / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) Starting on February 25, 2015 Korean Air will be changing their current services on their Seoul Incheon - Milan - Rome - Incheon route. They will be providing direct flights to both Rome and Milan, and offering three flights a week for both destinations, until March, which is when Milan flights will be increased to four times a week.

Korean Air will be utilizing a B777-300ER aircraft, which can hold a total of 291 passengers, for their Rome service, three times a week. Flights will depart from Seoul Incheon every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and will arrive in Rome on the same day of departure. Return flight KE931 will leave Rome on the same day, arriving in Seoul Incheon the next day.

In addition, Korean Air will be increasing their capacity on flights to Rome by 25%, starting on March 29th. A total of 363 passengers will be able to travel on the Rome route on a B747-400 aircraft. Also, the timetable will be changed for the Rome route with flights departing from Seoul Incheon on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

The Milan service will start operating three times a week, with Korean Air utilizing an A330-200 aircraft, which can hold a total of 218 passengers. Flights will depart every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from Seoul Incheon with flights arriving on the same day in Milan. The return flight KE928 will fly out on the same day and arrive the next day in Seoul Incheon. 

On March 29th, Milan services will be increased to four times a week by adding Monday flights, and the flight's capacity will be increased to a accommodate 248 passengers on a B777-200ER aircraft. Flight times will be changing to a later departure time out of Seoul Incheon.

These new direct flights between South Korea and Italy will offer a greater convenience to passengers and cut the journey time, thus increasing the number of leisure and business passengers travelling between these two destinations.

**MARISSA FLANDERS is a graduate of Saint Leo University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Business. She has over four years of writing experience and has a real passion for ice hockey following the Pittsburgh Penguins on her blog: http://www.thepenshockeyshow.com.


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