South Korean Airlines decides to temporarily suspend some flights to China as demand drops

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IBNS: South Korean Airlines has decided to temporarily flights to China as demand reduced and the relationship between the two nations deteriorated, media reports said.

Korean Air Lines Co. will halt its Gimpo-Beijing route from August 1 through October 28, Yonhap News Agency reported on Saturday, citing industry sources it didn’t identify, reports South China Morning Post.

The airline is also suspending flights from Gimpo to Xiamen and back starting August 9 to October 28, according to Yonhap.

Asiana Airlines Inc. will temporarily stop flights between Gimpo and Beijing from July 6 and suspend the Incheon-Shenzhen service starting July 8, according to the report.