Starting September 1, 2018, Korean Air will commence direct service to Eastern Europe three times a week flying between Seoul/Incheon, South Korea to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. The flight from Seoul/Incheon to Zagreb will be operated with an Airbus 330-200, seating 218 passengers. The launch of the new Korean Air route is the first regular service connecting Croatia and Asia directly.
Having operated charter flights from Seoul to Zagreb since 2010, the number of Korean visitors to Croatia have steadily risen over the years.Located in Northwest of Croatia, Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia. It has rich history and culture dating back to Roman times.
The other prominent tourist destinations are Dubrovnik, which is an UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and Trogir, a historic town and harbor on the Adriatic coast. In addition, Plitvice Lakes National Park is world-famous for one of the oldest and largest national park in Croatia with 16 lakes and 90 waterfalls.
With the addition of the new route, Korean Air will operate international flights to 111 cities in 43 countries.