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British Airways to launch flights to Korea

British Airways announced that it will launch flights between Seoul Incheon and London Heathrow, with services six times a week set to commence on 2 December 2012.

The announcement comes after British Airways’ parent company, IAG, recently promised to grow its presence in Asia.Tickets for flights between Seoul and London are now available for sale.

The non-stop route will be served by the long-range Boeing 777-200ER aircraft, which offers customers a choice of four cabins – First and Club World business class with award-winning fully flat beds, World Traveller Plus premium economy and World Traveller economy class. British Airways will be the only airline to offer premium economy seating between London and Seoul and will also be the only member of the oneworld alliance to serve the route.

Flights from Seoul will arrive into the state-of-the-art Terminal 5 at Heathrow, which is exclusive to passengers of British Airways and its sister airline, Iberia. Passengers arriving into Terminal 5 will be able to take advantage of fast and convenient transfers to the largest choice of UK and European cities from London.