May 12, 2021

Mongolia Airlines starts N. Korea flights ahead of leadership meeting

Flights likely related to forthcoming Mongolia - DPRK leadership meeting

The national airline of Mongolia is to operate a brief schedule of direct flights between Mongolian capital Ulanbatur and Pyongyang, airline news website Routes Online reported on Sunday.

The development comes as news surfaced Tuesday that the President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj is to visit North Korea for a meeting with Kim Jong Un, on October 27. The visit comes following the recent 65th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and North Korea, MN News reported.