V Air’s new low-cost flights set off for Bu­san, S. Korea

The China Post - - LOCAL -

V Air, a low- cost car­rier owned by Tai­wan’s TransA­sia Air­ways, launched di­rect flights to Bu­san on Mon­day, be­com­ing Tai­wan’s first low- cost car­rier op­er­at­ing flights to South Korea.

Flight ZV302 took off at 4:30 p.m. from Tai­wan Taoyuan In­ter­na­tional Air­port, car­ry­ing 194 pas­sen­gers in a sold out Air­bus A321 jet.

“We are op­ti­mistic about the mar­ket po­ten­tial on the (Taoyuan-Bu­san) route and hope to add more flights to pro­vide more flex­i­ble travel op­tions,” said V Air chief ex­ec­u­tive Eleni Lung.

The flights will op­er­ate ev­ery Mon­day and Fri­day ini­tially, the car­rier said, adding that it is ap­ply­ing for new time slots to be able to pro­vide more fre­quent ser­vice.

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