Air Busan’s New Busan-Yanji Service to Open up Mt. Baekdu Tours

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Air Busan, the city’s local airline, began a regular scheduled service to Yanji on January 7. This service, the 12th regular international route of Air Busan, is the first service provided by national airlines and will fly every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

Passengers who live in the Yeongnam area, especially those living in Busan, can enjoy easier access than ever before to Mt. Baekdusan, a mountain of special spiritual significance, by joining a ‘Baekdusan tour’.

The flight time between Busan and Yanji is 2 hours 50 minutes. Flights depart from Busan at 9am and from Yanji at 11:45am. Yanji is better known as “Yeongil” in Korea. It is located in Northeast China and 35% of its population, or some 800,000 people, are ethnic Koreans living in China.Air Busan now has a fleet of 16 aircraft, and plans to expand further with a new service to Zhangjiajie in China and Danang in Vietnam this coming April.

Source: Busan City News


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