New Summer Direct Charter Flight from Korea FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 22, 2011 Anchorage, Alaska –Starting Friday, July 22nd Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) will host a new direct charter flight from Seoul, Korea. The inaugural charter flight on Friday is operated by Korean Air and marks the first of seven flights the airline plans to operate between late July and mid-August 2011. Each of the flights will bring 260 passengers to Anchorage from Korea as part of a tour package to Alaska. Korean Air will initiate chartered service to Alaska this summer for the first time since 2006. The new flights planned for this summer are estimated to bring 1,560 Korean passengers to the state. Each summer passenger carriers begin seasonal service to and from Anchorage. ANC has been working with the Anchorage Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and the Alaska Travel Industry Association to bring Korean Air passenger service back to Anchorage. This summer ANC has brought on three new carriers with direct service to Anchorage: Edelweiss, JetBlue and Korean Air. # # # For more information contact: Trudy Wassel, Business Manager, at (907) 266-2545 or firstname.lastname@example.org A direct link to the press release can be found at: www.dot.state.ak.us/comm/pressbox/arch_2011/PR11-2535.shtml
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