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Incheon Airport Sees Record Travelers Amid Peak Vacation Season
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Incheon Airport Sees Record Travelers Amid Peak Vacation Season

Incheon International Airport has seen the greatest number of passengers in its history this week, as summer vacation season peaks.

There was a record 205,000 travelers on Sunday -- 110,000 outbound and 95,000 inbound, according to the airport on Monday. The previous record was 201,000 set on Feb. 19 this year.

Flight schedules broke new records as well with 1103 flights -- 540 arrivals and 563 departures.

To respond to the overwhelming crowds, the airport moved the first check-in time forward from 6.10 a.m. to 5:40 a.m. An additional 20 mobile check-in counters were also added.

Wanna One use secret gate at Incheon airport due to large crowd of fans
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Wanna One use secret gate at Incheon airport due to large crowd of fans

Wanna One fans flooded Incheon Airport to see the boys off, and the crowd was so large, the group had to use another gate in secret to ensure everyone's safety.

SEE ALSO: Wanna One bring out their 'Energetic' moves in performance MV!

On August 19, YMC Entertainment apologized to fans and reporters who were waiting for the members, stating, "Because of safety concerns, it was impossible to enter at the usual gate. The airport staff then opened up another gate for the group to use to depart. As many people gathered and paralyzed the airport, we came upon the decision to ensure everyone's safety in that situation, so please understand. We'd like to apologize to fans and other persons related."

Cruise Ship Terminal to be Built Near Incheon Airport
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Cruise Ship Terminal to be Built Near Incheon Airport

A cruise ship terminal will be built just 5 km from Incheon International Airport west of Seoul by 2021.

Incheon International Airport Corporation said the terminal is expected to boost passenger traffic at the airport and increase the number of visitors to two new resort complexes near the airport. The cost is estimated at between W200 billion and W500 billion (US$1=W1,130).

Cruise ships that dock at the terminal are expected to boost annual passenger traffic in and around the airport to 100 million by 2023 and to 130 million by 2029. An IIAC staffer said, "The airport is getting bigger, so we need to ensure that more passengers use it".

18-year-old asks the internet to help her find “soulmate” she met on a flight to China
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18-year-old asks the internet to help her find “soulmate” she met on a flight to China

4 years ago, a 14-year-old girl saw a boy who she was convinced was her soulmate. Now shes trying to to find him.

K-Drama styled relationships may seem unrealistic — unless youre Joceline, an 18-year-old student who has recently turned to Twitter to find a man that she believes is her soul mate after running into him multiple times in a short period of time, four years ago.

The 18-year old girl recounted a story that began four years ago when she boarded a plane from San Francisco to Hong Kong. Joceline and her family were in line to board their flight and thats when she noticed him — a cute boy who just happened to be wearing the same forest green American Apparel jacket. He was also heading to Hong Kong but they went separate ways once Joceline transferred flights in Hong Kong.

BTS Vs airport fashion makes him look like a rich CEO
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BTS Vs airport fashion makes him look like a rich CEO

BTS Vs recent airport fashion is turning heads for making him look like a wealthy CEO.

The BTS member was seen dressed in a crisp white collared shirt, which he paired with black dress pants and shoes.

He then chose to accentuate the smart outfit with a bright red tie, adding a pop of color.

He completed the look with GUCCI sunglasses, adding on to the already luxurious looking outfit.

Fans were impressed with his ability to look so put together despite him just needing to get on a flight.