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ICAO reviewing North Korean proposal for new flight routes to South Korea

ICAO reviewing North Korean proposal for new flight routes to South Korea

ICAO officials to travel to North Korea for discussions next week

ICAO reviewing North Korean proposal for new flight routes to South Korea
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald May 4, 2018
Air Koryo to restart twice-weekly Pyongyang-Samjiyon flights: Arirang-Meari

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

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

Air Koryo to restart twice-weekly Pyongyang-Samjiyon flights: Arirang-Meari
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji May 3, 2018
Two years on, still no int’l flight activity at North Korea’s Kalma airport
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Two years on, still no int’l flight activity at North Korea’s Kalma airport

Satellite imagery, sources suggest Wonsan development remains largely unused domestically

Two years on, still no int’l flight activity at North Korea’s Kalma airport
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 25, 2017
North Korean oil product imports from China increase in March
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North Korean oil product imports from China increase in March

Spikes were not enough to indicate upcoming supply shortages

North Korean oil product imports from China increase in March
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 5, 2017
Air Koryo to start twice weekly Pyongyang-Dandong flights
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Air Koryo to start twice weekly Pyongyang-Dandong flights

JS781 will depart Pyongyang on Tuesdays and Thursdays to Dandong

Air Koryo to start twice weekly Pyongyang-Dandong flights
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 22, 2017
Air Koryo jet conducts in-country flight following two month absence
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Air Koryo jet conducts in-country flight following two month absence

Flight path similar to previously test flight following mid-air incident aboard P-632 plane

Air Koryo jet conducts in-country flight following two month absence
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald January 12, 2017
The impact of the U.S. Treasury’s Air Koryo sanctions designations
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The impact of the U.S. Treasury’s Air Koryo sanctions designations

Short-term impact likely negligible, but potential for major consequences in medium-to-long term

The impact of the U.S. Treasury’s Air Koryo sanctions designations
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 6, 2016
Flying colors: A dispatch from North Korea’s first-ever air show

Flying colors: A dispatch from North Korea’s first-ever air show

The Wonsan Air Show attracted locals as well as tourists, showcasing the DPRK's air power

Flying colors: A dispatch from North Korea’s first-ever air show
NK News
NK News October 10, 2016
North Korea’s newest aircraft made by a company in New Zealand
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North Korea’s newest aircraft made by a company in New Zealand

P-750 XSTOL light aircraft photographed at the recent Wonsan Air Show

North Korea’s newest aircraft made by a company in New Zealand
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 30, 2016
Air Koryo Kuwait flight conducts irregular transit stop in China
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Air Koryo Kuwait flight conducts irregular transit stop in China

Irregular transit stop in Urumqi preferred over Islamabad, possible link to aviation notice issued on August 30

Air Koryo Kuwait flight conducts irregular transit stop in China
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald August 31, 2016