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Airline Begins Helicopter Tours to Jeju Island

Posted August. 13, 2005 03:06,   


Daeyang Airlines, who acquired a license for an airline business to North Gyeongsang province, announced that it will start a helicopter tour service in Jeju island starting August 26.

The helicopter to be used for this service is the MI-171, a Russian helicopter with a capacity of 26 persons.

There will be 10 tours daily and each tour will take 20 minutes. The fare is 85,000 won per person.

Travelers can select from three different courses: the A Course, covering Baekrokdam and Yeongsilgiam; the B Course, covering Mara Island and Sanbang Mountain; and the C Course, covering Biyang Island and Hallim Park.

Daeyang Airlines will operate a helicopter line from Ulleung, North Gyeongsang province and Pohang City, and the company is set to purchase a small aircraft and start local service flights in 2006.

Hyo-Lim Son aryssong@donga.com