July 10, 2020

Aviation

Information related to aviation in and around the DPRK

North Korea may have planned to acquire two Russian planes, despite sanctions

Aircraft in partial Air Koryo livery linked to Russian firm with history dealing to North Korea and small Kyrgyz airline

Colin Zwirko June 30, 2020

Rare Air Koryo flight detected, one of just handful since pandemic shutdown

Air Koryo aircraft P-671 flew to unknown destinations on June 17 and April 23

Min Chao Choy June 17, 2020

Export controls, border closures preventing delivery of aid to North Korea: IFRC

NGO won exemption from UN sanctions in February, is set to send 10,000 coronavirus test kits to the DPRK

Jeongmin Kim April 3, 2020

Air China says flights to North Korea remain suspended through early May

Only foreign carrier to operate flights to Pyongyang halted service in late January due to COVID-19

Colin Zwirko March 27, 2020

Planned evacuation flight out of Pyongyang postponed until Monday, sources say

Flight was intended to bring around 60 people, among them many foreign diplomats, to Vladivostok via Air Koryo

Oliver Hotham March 5, 2020
NK PRO

Timeline: from coronavirus to the first missile test of the year

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from February 1 - March 2

NK Pro March 4, 2020

Air Koryo has slots for twice-weekly flight through March: Vladivostok Airport

VVO airport data indicates nine round trip slots are in place from March 1

Chad O'Carroll February 25, 2020

Train service to North Korea from China and Russia suspended amid virus concerns

DPRK flag carrier Air Koryo also updates schedule to reflect flight cancellations

Colin Zwirko February 3, 2020

North Korea suspends Vladivostok flights, expands virus containment measures

New rules also mean suspension of "events, ceremonial visits, and meetings" during month of February

Chad O'Carroll February 1, 2020

Multiple flights between North Korea and China canceled amid coronavirus scare

Route to Vladivostok not affected, however, according to the Russian embassy in Pyongyang

Colin Zwirko January 24, 2020
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