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Incheon Airport passengers hit record high

Despite a sharp drop in foreign visitors because of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in summer, a record number of passengers used Incheon International Airport this year, officials said Tuesday. According to the authorities, 47.6 million people used the airport, up from 45.5 million last year, and the most since the airport opened in 2001. The number of inbound travelers plunged 10.5 percent in June amid the MERS fears, but arrivals rebounded in August thanks to “emergency steps,” such as [...]

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