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2011-06-20 02:16:00

BEIJING, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China's Beijing-Seoul flights CA137/8 will land at Gimpo Airport instead of Incheon Airport starting July 1, which means that the carrier will operate into and out of two airports in Seoul. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) South Korea's second-largest airport, Gimpo Airport is 18 kilometers from downtown Seoul and the new arrangement cuts tremendously the time that passengers have to spend traveling between the...

2011-01-12 21:28:00

HONOLULU, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines today spread its wings deeper into Asia, with the launch of its new nonstop service between Honolulu and Seoul, South Korea. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/LA29567) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040827/LAF044LOGO) Seoul represents Hawaiian's first destination on the Asia continent and its third Asia destination overall, having previously launched service to Manila (April 2008) and Tokyo...

2010-03-16 06:19:00

SEOUL, South Korea, March 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A wirelessly charged electric vehicle went into service March 9 at the Seoul Grand Park in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province. Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology President Suh Nam-pyo attended a ceremony unveiling the vehicle held at the Park. Known as on-line electric vehicle (OLEV), the vehicle powered by electricity from an electrical charging strip planted about 5cm under the road surface, is in...


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