Korean domestic low-cost carriers (LCCs) are looking expand their long-haul operations in coming months. In response to increasing tourism figures and a relatively crowded local market, carriers such as Jin Air, Asiana Airlines subsidiary Air Busan and Jeju Air are all said to be eyeing the possibility of expanding into long-haul routes. According to figures from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT), LCCs now account for nearly 40% of total domestic air traffic in Korea. ...

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