March 02, 2024

Air Koryo to restart twice-weekly Pyongyang-Samjiyon flights: Arirang-Meari

New route comes amid ongoing renovation of Ryanggang province, expanding domestic tourism

North Korea's national airline Air Koryo will begin to operate twice-weekly flights from Pyongyang to Samjiyon on Friday, the Pyongyang-linked online outlet Arirang-Meari reported on Thursday.

The new domestic flights will take passengers to Ryanggang Province in the country's northeast, where the sacred Mount Paektu is located.

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