September 28, 2020

Qingdao Airlines awaiting approval to run three new routes to Pyongyang

Thrice-weekly routes set to start in October would make Qingdao one of only two foreign airlines in North Korea

A small Chinese airline has applied to local authorities to operate three new routes to the North Korean capital Pyongyang beginning in October this year, according to a popular Chinese aviation site.

Qingdao Airlines is seeking to run flights to Pyongyang from Qingdao, Quanzhou, and Zhengzhou three times per week, according to a January 13 report from the Weibo page “Air Travel Circle.”