South Korea en route to being global air hub

South Korea's main gateway Incheon International Airport has opened its second terminal. The Straits Times South Korea Correspondent Chang May Choon checks out some of its high tech features and virtual reality offerings.

It gets boost from Incheon Airport's new terminal and Korean Air's tie-up with Delta

A bonghwang (Korean for phoenix) stretches its wings in South Korea's airport city Incheon, ready to soar into the sky.

The mythical creature symbolising strength and longevity manifests in the aerial view of the new second terminal of Incheon International Airport, taking the country one step closer to its goal of becoming a global air hub.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 05, 2018, with the headline 'S. Korea en route to being global air hub'. Print Edition | Subscribe