| Air City
|There is a national border that links the Korean peninsula to countries all over
Incheon International Airport.
Tens of thousands of passengers, thousands of tons of freight, and hundreds of
airplanes that take off and land at this place. With 30,000 airport employees
working to keep the airport open 24 hours a day, the place even has its own mini
government as 21 government agencies are located on the airport premises. Airport
is more than just an airport: It is a small city. Just like how one airplane part
is essential to the safety of the whole flight, every single person who works
at Incheon Airport plays an important role in handling the airplane take-offs
and landings. “Aircity” is a story about these dedicated people.
A place where loved ones say good-bye or hello. Travelers who are taking trips
overseas become excited when they finally reach the airport.
When your plane ticket is processed and board a plane after having a seat assigned
to you, then the pilot will navigate the plane to your destination. After your
plane lands, you need to go to the exit gates. It looks like a simple procedure
that takes little effort. But Aircity will show you what happens behind the
scenes as people work hard to make your flight arrive on time without a problem.
The characters of this drama harbor a common goal to establish another aircity
in the African continent. The goal accompanies many challenges and the characters
overcome those challenges one by one. They are courageous and aggressive when
it comes to work but the stories of their love is sometimes difficult, foolish
and a bit clumsy. But as much as they are faithful to their passions and dreams,
they are always respectful of others. And so they are beautiful.
Aircity will open up a new world to viewers who have only seen TV dramas about
airline pilots and stewardesses. The drama will entertain viewers with interesting
facts concerning airport operations and also tell moving stories that will touch
The characters in this TV drama are professional, courageous, and passionate
about their work. But in their lives outside of the workplace, they struggle
with their personal relationships. But they are sincere people who have a strong
sense of duty, which makes them beautiful people.
||Han Do-kyung (Female / age:
31) - Actress Choi Ji-woo |
Operational chief of the Incheon
An airport should be a “haven” for passengers.
of airport operations, she is in charge of the land operations and airspace of
Incheon Airport. With a successful professional career, she can speak 5
different languages and is regarded as an energetic and decisive leader by
everyone who knows her.
Though she has an impassive and curt demeanor, she is
a warm person deep down.
But she suffers from a deep loneliness due to an
With her pretty looks, she appears to be a woman who
has had many boyfriends in her life. But the truth of the matter is that she
only dated a couple of guys. Her real problem is that she has never felt a deep
emotional connection with the men she used to date. She believes that passionate
romantic relationships only exist in romance novels and when her friends talk
about their heartbreaking love life, she thinks that they are exaggerating their
But one day she finds herself strongly attracted to one man. In
her job at the airport, she works in an environment where people are constantly
arriving and departing, which makes impossible to have any kind of meaningful
connection with people. Therefore, she keeps an arms-length relationship with
everyone she meets. But one man appears in her life and shatters her thoughts
about love. And that man is someone who she closely works with - a government
agent in charge of airport security. After dating and breaking up with Ji-sung,
she learns how to come to terms with her own problems and communicate with
people around her.
There is an air of camaraderie between Do-kyung and
Dr. Myung-woo, who works at the airport ward, but when Do-kyung learns that the
doctor used to be Ji-sung’s ex-girlfriend, she finds it very hard to maintain
their friendship. Faced with a complicated relationship that includes her close
friend and boyfriend, she learns how to be a considerate and caring person.
||Kim Ji-sung (Male / age: 33)
- Actor Lee Jung-jae|
Government agent in charge of airport
The airport is an international border checkpoint.
has a passionate personality, Ji-sung must keep his emotions in check while on
the job. As a government agent in charge of airport security, he handles a range
of issues such as terrorist threats, industrial spies, drug smuggling, and
international criminal rings. With an analytical mind and sharp judgment, he is
everything that an agent should be and more. When he thinks he is absolutely
right about something, he will break the rules to get the job done.
achieve a goal, he will use any means at his disposal. With a reputation for
disobeying his superiors, he gets himself in frequent trouble.
first began working for the government’s intelligence agency, he was a brash
young man who liked to crack jokes. After getting injured on one of his
missions, he meets a young doctor and falls in love with her. But because of
their demanding jobs, they didn’t get married and broke up.
from the break-up, he volunteers to work on a field assignment in the Middle
East. Immersing himself in dangerous work, he tries to block the emotional pain
he suffered. When he returns to Korea in 10 years, he meets his ex-girlfriend
again and this reopens old wounds. Because he is in charge of airport security,
he faces a lot of resistance from different airport divisions on the job but he
tries hard to maintain a friendly working relationship with everyone.
has sharp disagreements with Han Do-kyung, who is the chief of airport
operations, but they gain each other’s trust when they undergo a dangerous
When Ji-sung sees the ever confident Do-kyung have a hard
time dealing with her younger brother, he sees a warm side of her
As he becomes close friends with her, he never suspects that
Do-kyung was falling in love with him.
||Kang Ha-jun (Male / age: 31)
- Actor Lee Jin-wook|
Team leader of operations at Incheon
The airport is a “battlefield”
He has a hot temper
and a confrontational style. But he is a warm-hearted person as well. He
constantly monitors the security cameras around the airport and handles any
At work, he has to keep an eye on the ground area
and airspace of the airport at all times. He meets problems head-on and solves
them with the sheer force of his personality.
Since he has a demanding job,
he is easily irritated and lashes out at people when he is not getting results.
Every day, he has overwhelming responsibilities but he thrives in the stressful
He is a strong supporter of Do-kyung but he has a
complicated history with her because not only is Do-kyung his immediate boss but
they are also childhood friends. In addition, he has had a crush on her for a
He tries to find a way to unravel his complicated relationship
||Seo Myung-woo (female / age:
31) - Actress Moon Jung-hee|
A doctor stationed at the
hospital ward and the former girlfriend of Ji-sung
She is a doctor who is
stationed at the airport where she treats patients and is in charge of
quarantine procedures. At the ER, she is an experienced doctor who works
expertly under pressure but in her personal life, she is a charming woman with a
When she was a young doctor, she met Ji-sung,
who was one of her patients, and fell in love with him. But due to her demanding
job, they eventually parted ways.
When she learns that Ji-sung returned to
Korea after spending 10 years stationed abroad, she quits her job at a general
hospital and applies for a position at the airport ward, She acts coolly when
she meets Ji-sung for the first time in 10 years but deep inside, feelings of
love stir within her again.
She would like to change things back to the
way they were but it is too late to make things right again.
And Ji-sung now
has a new girlfriend called Han Do-gyung in his life. She is a woman who is
smart, self-confident and poised in any situation.
Her friendship with
Do-kyung becomes complicated since she is still in love with Ji-sung...