Flights to Angkor Wat
- Operates direct flights between Incheon and Siem Reap twice weekly
Coming April 1, Asiana Airlines launches flights to Angkor Wat, Cambodia, known for one of humankind's most astonishing and enduring architectural achievements.
An Asiana flight will depart Incheon International Port at 7:40 p.m. and arrive at Siem Reap at 20:50 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays. A returning Asiana flight will leave Siem Reap at 11:50 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays and arrive at Incheon International Airport at 7:10 a.m., the following day.
Asiana's direct flight to Siem Reap will benefit tourists wanting to tour Angkor Wat. Tourists have so far arrived to the famous tourist destination via Bangkok. With its direct flight to Siem Reap, Asiana Airlines plans to put on the market tour courses linking Angkor Wat and Ha Long Bay, one of the attractions in the northern region of Vietnam, officials said.
An A320 aircraft with 141 seats will be put into operation on the new route, and combined 45,000 seats will be available on the route per year.
The temples of Angkor Wat, built from 879 to 119 AD when the Khmer civilization was at the height of its development, are highlighted as one of humankind's most astonishing and enduring architectural achievements. nw
Asiana Introduces 'Sambab' for Economy Class
Starting March 11, Asiana Airlines offers "Bulgogi Yeongyang Sambab," roasted beef with vegetables, as a new in-flight meal. It is the first introduction in airline industry following the result of a 6-month-long research by a special team on the development of new traditional in-flight menus.
Consisting of six kinds of fresh vegetables with roast beef, Bulgogi Yeongyang Sam-Bab is aimed at providing passengers with an opportunity to savor tastes and flavor of fresh vegetables and meet their health-conscious needs.
In particular, Samjang, soybean paste mixed with walnuts, pine nuts, peanuts, pumpkin seed, and sunflower seed, will give passengers delightful taste. This menu is initially offered to passengers with an economy-class ticket on the Incheon-L.A route, and the service will be expanded to all routes, depending on the reaction of passengers.
Asiana received the Best Onboard & Flight Award from the leading global magazine, Global Traveler last January. The award that Asiana Airlines has won was one of the eight prizes that Global Travel selects every year, based on the outcome of subscriber questionnaires and its own surveys.
Global Traveler is a bimonthly magazine specializing in airline and travel industries and is targeting high-class travelers. The magazine has a circulation of an estimated 65,000 copies. nw