The following is a translated summary of a report from the local press. It has been edited for clarity, including the addition of links and information needed for readers unfamiliar with Jeju. — Ed.
According to the Jeju branch of the Korea Airports Corporation, around 120,000 returning Jeju islanders and tourists visited Jeju between Feb. 8 and Feb. 12 for Seollal, the Lunar New Year. Nearly 90 percent of seats in 60 flights to and from China and Japan were booked. On Feb. 9, every hour saw 34 flights taking off and landing at Jeju International Airport, for an average of a flight every 1 minute and 50 seconds. — Headline Jeju