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Air Premia is a South Korean airline that offers both international and domestic services, but with a particular focus on long-haul routes. The airline is based at Gimpo International Airport (GMP) and offers domestic flights in South Korea.

Air Premia was established in 2017 under the name AP Air. A year later the airline renamed itself Air Premia, which it now operates today. The airline launched flights in August 2021, with its first flight flying from Seoul to Jeju. The airline has long-term goals to serve destinations in Southeast Asia, North America and Europe and, with the expansion, would like to fly out of Incheon International Airport.

Baggage Policy

Baggage allowances will differ depending on the fare and cabin class that you purchase.

Carry-on Baggage

In Economy Class, you're given a free carry-on baggage allowance of 1 bag at 10kg.

In Premium Economy, you're given a free carry-on baggage allowance of 2 bags at 10kg per bag.

Carry-on baggage must fit within the following dimensions:

Height= no more than 55 cm (21.6")

Width= no more than 40 cm (15.7")

Length= no more than 20 cm (7.8")

Checked Baggage

Free checked baggage allowances differ depending on where you're flying to.

On domestic flights, the sum of all 3 sides of the bag must equal less than 203 cm (80").

On international flights, the sum of all 3 sides of the bag must equal less than 158 cm (62.2")


In Economy Class, you're given a free checked baggage allowance of 1 bag at 20 kg (44 lbs).

In Premium Economy, you're given a free checked baggage allowance of 1 bag at 30 kg (66 lbs).

Flights to Northeast/Southeast Asia

In Economy Class, you're given a free checked baggage allowance of 1 bag at 23 kg (51 lbs)

In Premium Economy, you're given a free checked baggage allowance of 2 bags at 23 kg (51 lbs) each.

Flights to Americas

In Economy Class, you're given a free checked baggage allowance of 2 bags at 23 kg (51 lbs) each.

In Premium Economy, you're given a free checked baggage allowance of 2 bags at 32 kg (71 lbs) each.

Excess Baggage

Air Premia has the right to charge you for baggage that surpasses the free baggage allowance. The extra baggage fee will start from 60,000 won.

Due to international health and safety regulations, your checked baggage limit is 32kg.

Cabin Classes

Air Premia has two different cabins — Economy Class and Premium Economy.

Economy Class

The Economy Class is the airline's standard cabin for those who are happy to fly without the added extras.

The cabin has 2 different fares that you can buy — Lite and Flex. The Flex fare gives you more flexibility around cancellations and changes with your booking.

Economy Seats

Seats are set out in a 3 x 3 formation and have a length of 89 cm (35").

Premium Economy

Premium Economy, also known as the Premia 42 class, is a great cabin if you're looking for seats with extra room, priority boarding and a bit of attention to detail during your flight.

Premium Economy Seats

Seats are set out in a 3 x 3 formation and have a length of 106 cm (43").


With Air Premia, you can check in online or at the airport. Opening and closing times vary.

Online Check-in

You can check in online on the Air Premia online check-in. To complete airport check-in, you must enter your name and reservation number when asked. Online check-in is open from 24 hours up until 1 hour before scheduled flight departure time.

Airport Check-in

You can also check in at the airport by visiting the airline check-in desk with your e-ticket and any necessary travel documents.

In-Flight Entertainment & WiFi

Each seat will have FUL HD touch screens which allow passengers to stream the latest films and TV programmes. Air Premia flights can also listen to Air Premia's recommend music. Please note that the services available on-board Air Premia flights will vary depending on the route.


Air Premia passengers can purchase WiFi onboard.

Frequent Flyer Programme

The Premia membership programme allows members to earn and spend points on flights as well as additional services or cabin upgrades. There are 3 tiers to the Air Premia membership: Blue members, Gold members and Diamond members. The more you spend with Air Premia the more benefits you'll receive. Diamond members are entitled to a number of advantages including priority baggage, priority boarding, seat upgrade, free seat selection, free extra checked baggage and many more.

Special Assistance

Air Premia offers a number of special services to accommodate to their passengers' needs. Please don't hesitate to contact the airline if you require any special assistance.

Travelling whilst pregnant

Air Premia allows women less than 32 weeks pregnant to travel as normal. Between the 32nd and 37th week of pregnancy, Air Premia will allow pregnant women to travel as long as they present a medical certificate stating that they are fit to fly and the date of expectancy. The medical certificate must be within 7 days of travel. From the 37th week of pregnancy, Air Premia doesn't allow pregnant women to travel.

Unaccompanied Minors

Air Premia allows children between the ages of 5 and 12 to travel alone. Children will be assisted with the check-in and boarding by a staff member before being handed over to the Air Premia cabin crew.

Wheelchair Assistance

If you or a member of your party require a wheelchair please Contact Us. We'll inform Air Premia, that you'll require a wheelchair for your airport journey.

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Destinations that Air Premia flies to

Air Premia currently only flies to a handful of cities in South Korea, Asia and North America. Click below to find out all the destinations the airline flies to:

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Hub Airport

Incheon International Airport

Incheon International Airport, or Seoul–Incheon International Airport, is an international airport in South Korea and the hub airport for Air PREMIA. Incheon International is the main airport in South Korea and one of the biggest in the world by size and passenger traffic.

The airport is unique in the fact that it has interesting facilities outside of the norm. These facilities include the likes of a casino, a golf course, a spa and a museum. Seoul–Incheon International Airport opened in 2001 and was built to replace the old Gimpo International Airport as the main international airport in South Korea.

Incheon International Airport is also a hub for a number of different airlines, including air Incheon, Air Seoul, Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet, Fedex Express, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air and Polar Air Cargo.

The airline also uses Gimpo International Airport as its domestic hub. This was the first airport that the airline flew from and the main airport that it uses upon launching flights.


The airline currently has a small fleet that it uses for its flights. It uses Boeing B787-9 planes.

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Frequently asked questions

Where does Air Premia fly to?

Air Premia began its operations between Seoul and Jeju. The airline now flies to a number of international destinations including Tokyo, Los Angeles, Ho Chi Minh City and many more.

Can I book Air Premia flights in English?

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