October 02, 2022

Air Koryo to begin weekly Pyongyang-Wonsan flights in June: state media

New route likely aimed at expanding tourism to DPRK's east coast, source suggests

North Korea's national airline Air Koryo will begin operating weekly flights to the east coast city of Wonsan in June, online state news outlet the DPRK Today reported on Thursday.

The new route, set to begin operating on June 4, comes amid an increasing state focus on the Wonsan-Kalma coastal area as a top construction priority for 2018.