Air Koryo’s scheduled Kuwait flights halted since February
Absence of flights on national airliner may indicate impact of UNSC resolution passed in March
North Korea’s national airline, Air Koryo, has not operated its scheduled Pyongyang to Kuwait route since February, FlightRadar24 data reveals.
The route, JS161 and return flight JS162, conducts a transit and re-fueling stop in Islamabad, Pakistan and last flew on February 23 and 24. The Pyongyang-Kuwait route is now also absent from the company’s online flight timetable.
The route was operated by North Korea’s Tu-204-300 and TU-204-100v, P-632 and P-633, Russian made jets both with an approximate range of 9,300km.
The route, which started operating in 2011, only ever flew
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