Incheon marks 200m pax

By Administrator |

Incheon International Airport (ICN) today welcomed its 200 millionth passenger since the airport opened in March 2001 and presented the unnamed individual from Komatsu in Japan with a golden key as a token of its


CW Lee, President & CEO of Incheon International Airport Corporation, members of the Airline Operations Committee-Incheon and 100 airport staff involved in the operations were also present to commemorate this auspicious celebration.

In a statement today, the airport management said: ‘After eight years of construction and trial operations, ICN had a flawless opening by rewriting a chapter of aviation history in March 2001. In June 2008, ICN had another successful and seamless grand opening of 2nd phase operations while sustaining 1st phase operations. In line with this move, ICN recently signed a consultancy agreement with the Erbil International Airport authority worth $31.5m, and will offer consultant services for the Iraqi airport administered by the Kurdistan Regional Government for the next five years.

In addition, there are requests from airports in Philippines and Mongolia for operational consultancy. ?Passing 200 million passenger mark is a new cornerstone, and ICN will strive to reach far beyond its service excellence.? said CW Lee.

Incheon has been the recipient of the Airports Council International (ACI)?s Best Airport Worldwide for three straight years.


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