A plane full of passengers returned to where it took off after a round-trip “to anywhere” of more than 1,300 miles.
The aircraft flew 650 miles north (1,046 km) from Taiwan To get a place for aerial sightseeing around South Korea Jeju Island Vacation – Just before returning.
It has been designed to give people the opportunity to travel by plane at a time when many do not want or cannot go on overseas vacations due to Corona Virus.
The Taiwanese Tigerair flight on Saturday carried about 120 passengers, some of them wearing traditional Korean uniforms, and the plane flew low to give them a good view of the island.
Passenger temperature was checked Covid-19 Symptoms in Taipei Taoyuan airport before boarding.
“I feel I haven’t been abroad for a long time, and I think this event is very special. It’s a good deal,” said passenger Chen Shu-tzu, 43.
Air travel in the region decreased by 97.5% during the pandemic, according to the Asia-Pacific Airlines Federation.
Tourist tours also allow some pilots to keep their licenses valid.
Other airlines, such as Qantas and JapanAnd All Nipon Aiways, a subsidiary of All Nipon Aiways, has seen the opportunity to sell “flights to anywhere” to enthusiastic travelers.
The Australian An airline said this week that a seven-hour flight to the Outback and the Great Barrier Reef sold out in 10 minutes.
Next month’s flight on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner – which has windows larger than many planes – will depart from Sydney and sell up to thousands of dollars in economy class tickets for business class.