SOUTH KOREA. Korean Air is projecting full-year sales of US$151 million for 2017, a -10.1% fall in a difficult year for Korean travel retailers.

As reported extensively, Chinese tourism to South Korea has been badly affected by the dispute over the THAAD anti-missile system.

Korean Air has long been the world’s most successful inflight retailer.

This year’s sales have been dominated by cosmetics, which will generate an impressive US$54 million in business, 35.5% of total revenue.

Liquor ranks second, with sales of US$43 million, a 28.7% share.

Korean Air offers a wide range of duty free products on all international flights, including cosmetics, fragrances, liquor, fashion and accessories, health & wellbeing items, chocolates, watches, electronics, pens and more.

To view the full range, visit CyberSkyshop.

Korean Air has long been the world’s most successful inflight retailer