October 31, 2020

Air Koryo beefs up fleet with Ukrainian-made planes

Additions come after plans to expand flights between Pyongyang and Beijing

SEOUL - Months after revealing plans to expand flights between Pyongyang and Beijing, North Korea’s Air Koryo has purchased two new aircraft from the Antonov State Company of Ukraine.

Air Koryo has bought an Antonov An-148 and an Antonov An-158 from Antonov. The former holds 70 seats and the latter as many as 90, depending on seating configuration.