A Korean Air plane, that Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, a Saudi woman is departing for asylum to Canada in, is seen at Bangkok Airport, Thailand January 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Saudi teen who fled her family left Thailand on Friday night on a flight to South Korea, an airport official told Reuters.
The Korean Air plane carrying Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, left Bangkok for Seoul shortly before midnight, the official said.
Qunun is due to board a connecting flight to Canada from Seoul’s Incheon airport.
Reporting by Patpicha Tanakasempipat; editing by John Stonestreet