December 08, 2022

Aviation

Information related to aviation in and around the DPRK

North Korea flies 12 fighter jets and bombers in apparent firing drills: Seoul

North Korea flies 12 fighter jets and bombers in apparent firing drills: Seoul

South Korea mobilizes some 30 aircraft after DPRK warplanes breach ‘special reconnaissance line’ during firing drill

North Korea flies 12 fighter jets and bombers in apparent firing drills: Seoul
Arius Derr
Arius Derr | Jeongmin Kim October 6, 2022
North Korean flight broadcasts pick up after years of pandemic silence: Data

North Korean flight broadcasts pick up after years of pandemic silence: Data

Unclear if traffic relates to DPRK’s claim of COVID ‘victory,’ though expert says one flight may have been for training

North Korean flight broadcasts pick up after years of pandemic silence: Data
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 21, 2022
North Korea and Russia ink aviation safety deal in face of increasing isolation

North Korea and Russia ink aviation safety deal in face of increasing isolation

Two sides pledge to align maintenance standards, a move an expert suggests aims to boost cooperation amid sanctions

North Korea and Russia ink aviation safety deal in face of increasing isolation
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer August 22, 2022
North Korean jets make special flights to pick up war veterans: State media
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North Korean jets make special flights to pick up war veterans: State media

Cross-country trips absent from flight trackers but typical of those that occur around major events in Pyongyang

North Korean jets make special flights to pick up war veterans: State media
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 27, 2022
After Kyiv severs ties, North Korea’s Ukrainian jets face uncertain future

After Kyiv severs ties, North Korea’s Ukrainian jets face uncertain future

Pyongyang could run into problems with maintenance for two Antonov planes it purchased in 2013, experts say

After Kyiv severs ties, North Korea’s Ukrainian jets face uncertain future
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 14, 2022
North Korean jet takes trip to nowhere in first DPRK flight broadcast in a year

North Korean jet takes trip to nowhere in first DPRK flight broadcast in a year

Aviation expert says Air Koryo plane’s loop over east coast could be test flight following significant repairs

North Korean jet takes trip to nowhere in first DPRK flight broadcast in a year
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell July 14, 2022
North Korean planes exit quarantine weeks after rare trip to China: Imagery
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North Korean planes exit quarantine weeks after rare trip to China: Imagery

Three Air Koryo Il-76s move to regular parking spot at Pyongyang airport after May flights to pick up COVID-19 supplies

North Korean planes exit quarantine weeks after rare trip to China: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 6, 2022
Why US sanctions on North Korea’s main airport would do more harm than good
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Why US sanctions on North Korea’s main airport would do more harm than good

Repeated missile launches from Pyongyang airfield this year suggest Washington could target it for future designations

Why US sanctions on North Korea’s main airport would do more harm than good
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 29, 2022
Travelers blame South Korea for missed flights over new document requirements
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Travelers blame South Korea for missed flights over new document requirements

A dozen visitors tell Korea Pro their travel plans were disrupted because they were not informed about new K-ETA system

Travelers blame South Korea for missed flights over new document requirements
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 27, 2022
North Korea’s increasing missile launches put planes at risk, US agency warns

North Korea’s increasing missile launches put planes at risk, US agency warns

Federal Aviation Administration says unannounced tests likely to continue and travel into neighboring airspace

North Korea’s increasing missile launches put planes at risk, US agency warns
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 15, 2022
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